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Job Number:  56841
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Employer & Client Coordination - Vancouver
Job Posted: Monday, 19 August 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 13 September 2019
(6 days ago)
March of Dimes Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: 51,369

Location / Lieu: Greater Vancouver Area – MODC Vancouver Office


Position / Poste: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Employer & 
Client Coordination - Full Time (1 VACANCY)
 
Duties / Fonctions:
  • Plan, coordinate, direct and control activities and resources associated with service delivery;
  • Provide effective employment planning with clients who present with complex disability and employment issues;
  • Assess client motivation to work and disability related employment barriers and provide supportive measures to ensure individual success;
  • Develop and prepare cover letters and resumes; deliver job search skills training program
  • Monitor and document client progress and intervene where appropriate to ensure viable and appropriate client/employer matches;
  • Provide individualized job placement services to clients; negotiate employment opportunities with employers and negotiate wage subsidy as / when needed;
  • Provide follow up supports to employers, regular check-in’s and provide the necessary support, including accommodation support to ensure desired outcomes for both employer and client; and 
  • Participate in the marketing and promotional activities associated with employer recruitment. 
Qualifications / Compétences requises:  
  • Must have a minimum of two years direct experience in resume and cover letter preparation; job search
  • skills and individualized job placement services;
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in job development, employer outreach and marketing; and customer
  • relationship management; reputable experience in recruitment and screening; 
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and interpreting client needs assessments; coaching and
  • mentoring clients; Experience in providing client services to people with disabilities;
  • Post-Secondary Degree in a related discipline is an asset; 
  • Associated relevant professional certification is an asset (i.e. Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP),
  • Certified Vocational Professional (CVP) or Master’s Certificate, Vocational Professional (MCVP) through
  • the College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP) or Canadian Certified Rehabilitation
  • Counselor (CRC/CCRC); OR able to achieve one of these designations within one year. 
  • Knowledge of government and local employment systems for employment supports for persons with
  • disabilities; Knowledge of private sector and labor market trends; 
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience; 
  • Well-developed time management, problem solving, organizational and teamwork skills; 
  • Effective negotiation skills;  Excellent written and verbal communication, sales and customer service skills; 
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work well under pressure; 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite; 
  • Ability to document, maintain records and assist in reports; 
  • Ability to communicate in both official languages considered an asset; and 
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.​
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy): September 13, 2019
 
Salary Range / Échelle des salaires: $51,369 annually (35hrs/week)
 
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.​
How to Apply
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Please submit your application to
Contact Details
Name: Ana Nolasco
Position: Program Assistant – Employment Services
Address: 10 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON M4H 1A4

Telephone: 250-590-3805
Fax: 416-425-1920
Email Address:
www:   marchofdimes.ca/EN/AboutUs/careers/Pages/Careers.aspx


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