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Job Number:  58172
Customized Employment Specialist, WorkBC Programs
Job Posted: Monday, 7 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 31 January 2020
(in 73 days)
MOSAIC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $46,064 to $48,867 annual salary or more commensurate with experience and qualifications

MOSAIC is seeking a client-centered, caring, self-motivated individual, with specialized, flexible communication skills to fill the role of Customized Employment Specialist.

 

POSITION:
Customized Employment Specialist

 

DEPARTMENT:
Employment and Language Services

 

POSITION FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Manager, the Customized Employment Specialist is responsible for building lasting relationships with local employers, creating work experience opportunities that lead to long‐term sustainable employment opportunities for clients living with disabilities. The Customized Employment Specialist will work collaboratively with the WorkBC Client Services Team to support clients towards successful job attachment outcome.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A post‐secondary certificate, degree or diploma in a relevant field (e.g. career or employment development, vocational rehabilitation, social work, psychology, sociology, human services, counselling, education and human resources management) or appropriate combination of training and experience:
    • Assessing complex client needs in specialized areas, such as physical limitations, developmental disabilities, mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers;
    • Interpreting clinical assessments; and
    • Delivering customized employment, job coaching and job development services;
  • Skilled in developing and sustaining employer relations to facilitate client placements
  • Strong interpersonal and cross‐cultural communication skills. Possessing patience, tact, flexibility and ability to build rapport with clients and employers
  • Working knowledge of the WorkBC Integrated Case Management tool
  • Good working knowledge of existing programs and services, community resources, and local labour market conditions
  • Familiar with standard office equipment and skilled in the use of word processing software, the Internet, and e‐mail.
  • Experience working within an interdisciplinary team environment as well as working collaboratively with family members, caregivers and other workers;
  • Knowledge of referral sources within the community to assist clients in addressing other barriers they may be facing
  • The ability to negotiate employment agreements and accommodations as required
  • Experience working with immigrant populations and/or diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required (this position requires frequent travel)
  • Ability to speak a second language will be considered an asset
  • Criminal Record Check required

HOURS:
Full-time (35 hours per week)

 

STARTING PAY:
$46,064 to $48,867 annual salary or more commensurate with experience and qualifications
A competitive benefits package is provided with contracts of at least 1 year in length which offer a minimum of 17.5 hours of work per week.

 

RESUMES TO:
Hiring Team - MOSAIC Employment Services
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9

 

Email:

 

Please reference “Your Name – Customized Employment Specialist, Vancouver North East” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format). No telephone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

DEADLINE:
Ongoing until a suitable candidate is hired

 

POSTING DATE:
October 7, 2019

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please reference “Your Name – Customized Employment Specialist, Vancouver North East” in the subject line of your application and submit via email (Word / PDF format). No telephone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details
Hiring Team - MOSAIC Employment Services
5575 Boundary Road
Vancouver, BC V5R 2P9

Email:
www:   www.mosaicbc.org/about/employment-opportunities/


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