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Job Number:  56654
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Customized Employment - Victoria, BC
Job Posted: Monday, 12 August 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 2 September 2019
(in 12 days)
March of Dimes Canada
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Victoria Salary: $51,369

Location / Lieu: Victoria, BC

Position / Poste: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Customized Employment – Full Time
Duties / Fonctions:
  • Customized Employment (CE) is a flexible process designed to personalize the employment relationship between a job seeker and an employer in a way that meets the needs of both. CE involves providing individualized employment services to clients with complex needs and/or barriers to achieve and maintain employment. 
  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source.
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers.
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to ensure they are successful in the Employment Placement Services program.
  • Conduct needs assessments, and labour market research.
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis, job accommodation and job coaching; assisting and supporting clients in achieving sustained employment.
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling.
  • Case manage services to ensure timely and cost effective service delivery.
  • Complete required service reports. 
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment
  • outcomes.
Qualifications / Compétences requises: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree relevant to providing client services to people with disabilities; 
  • Working towards or holding an associated relevant professional certification (i.e. Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), or equivalent RCCS, RVP) and/or Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities. 
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in: 
    • Assessing complex client needs in specialized areas, such as physical limitations, developmental disabilities, mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers; 
    • Interpreting clinical assessments; 
    • Delivering customized employment, job coaching and job development services; 
  • Familiarity with current methods of vocational rehabilitation, career counseling including assessment, service planning, job search skills, job analysis and job placement; 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills; 
  • Well-developed time management, organization and teamwork skills; 
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines; 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite; 
  • Ability to document, maintain records and write reports; 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yyyy) 09/02/2019
Salary Range/ Échelle des salaires : $51,369 annually 
As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.
How to Apply
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Send your resume via email to Ana Nolasco
Contact Details
Name: Ana Nolasco
Position: Program Assistant
Address: #200 - 4475 Viewmont Avenue, Victoria-BC. V8Z 6L8

Telephone: 250-590-3805
Fax: 250-590-6104
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