AWARE Society team members are supported and expected to work as part of a team aligned with a shared goal of providing high quality service to clients, employers, the community and the Ministry. Each AWARE Society team member uses strong communication and coordination skills and shares knowledge to work impactfully within a cross functional team of AWARE Society staff and service delivery partners responsible for excellence in client service. All team members are responsible for the quality of our face to face and virtual interactions, for the promotion of WorkBC services, for providing outreach to various locations in the catchment and for supporting community engagement activities. At AWARE, we are flexible and agile and we prioritize client service while ensuring contract and policy compliance – this is reflected in our day to day tasks, our scheduling and our support of one another. Strong relationships, developed and maintained through mutual respect and caring, characterize our team.
As a Employment Consultant you deliver comprehensive employment services for multi-barrier clients under the WorkBC Centre. Using a strength-based approach, we are seeking an adaptable, independent, client-centered, results-oriented individual who is passionate about empowering clients to reach their personal and employment goals. Applicants must be familiar with WorkBC employment services. This position is part of a full range Employment Service Centre and while the primary duties described outline the core work, adaptability to meeting other service needs as they emerge will be required. The Employment Consultant will mitigate any barriers to employment that may be identified through the needs assessment specialist, and refer to appropriate interventions based on the client’s needs to obtain employment.
As a Job Developer you are responsible for providing individualized services to employers and Clients in order to achieve Labour Market Attachment for Clients who are unlikely to find work through self-marketing efforts to employers. Job Development Services provide Clients with direct support to negotiate with employers for new job opportunities that may exist or be developed (carved) from existing job descriptions based on the needs, skills and abilities of the Client and individual employer needs.
And other duties as required, including going beyond job description to help colleagues or to do work related to other roles whenever necessary
Temporary contract until July 31st, 2020 with possible extension.
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