Job Posting 68823

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Employer & Client Coordination
March of Dimes Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver, BC
closes in 109 days (Sat, 31 Jul)
full time

Location/LieuGreater Vancouver Area – MODC Vancouver Office

 

Position/PosteVocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Employer & Client Coordination - FT/PT (1 VACANCY)

 

Duties/Fonctions:

  • 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 identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration;
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research;
  • 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 the provision of vocational rehabilitation services;
  • 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 (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) is required;
  • 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): Until filled

 

Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name: Sarah Beauregard 
Position: Program Assistant – Employment Services
Address (#, street/rue, suite, city/ville, province, postal code): 4475 Viewmont Ave, Victoria BC V8Z 6L8
Telephone: 250-590-3805

 

 

March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, 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. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible

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