Job Posting 71752

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment and Planning (Employment Counsellor)
March of Dimes Canada
Hamilton area
Hamilton, ON
closing today (Mon, 14 Jun)
full time
Location / Lieu: Hamilton, ON
Position / Poste: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist – Assessment and Planning (Employment Counsellor) 35 Hours per week
Duties / Fonctions:
  • Accept referral and review the client documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Create and maintain case files and service plans that are current and reflective of clients’ evolving needs
  • Provide services to individuals with disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist clients to identify realistic employment options through vocational assessment and exploration
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Create resumes and cover letters tailored to client’s needs and employment objectives
  • Support job placement services including job development, client and employer needs analysis, job site analysis and job accommodation and coordination of on the job supports
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling
  • Appropriate and proficient in the use of case management/IT systems i.e. CaMS
  • 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 or Community College diploma in social services
  • Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP) or Registered Vocational Professional (RVP), Return to Work Disability Manager (RTWDM) an asset
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • 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.
  • Ability to communicate and write in French consider an asset
Salary Range/Échelle des salaires: $54, 072
Applications accepted until / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au : June 14, 2021
Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:
Name : Liane Kramer
Position: Office Administrator
Address: 243 Church Street| St. Catharines, ON  L2R 3E8  
Telephone: (905) 687-7467 ext. 221
Fax: (905) 687-9522 


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.

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!