Job Posting 79113

Manager, Employment Ontario (EO)
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga
closes in 3 days (Mon, 31 Jan)
full time

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment and culture. Peel has a highly diverse and rapidly growing population of more than one million people and includes Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon. Applications are currently being accepted for a full-time Manager of the Employment Ontario program.  

Reporting to the Director of Client Services, the Manager of Employment Ontario develops and manages the Agency’s employment service model, funded by Employment Ontario, which assists unemployed individuals in their job search efforts. The Manager implements the key components of the service delivery model including client service planning and coordination, resource and information, job search, job matching and placement, and job retention. A strong customer service approach is essential in the implementation of the employment service model. The Employment Ontario Manager plays a hands-on role including direct service provision.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Implements and manages the Employment Ontario Service model
  • Manages program staff
  • Liaises with external employment service providers and partner organizations
  • Manages client service data collection and reporting systems
  • As part of the Management Team, participates in decision-making including policies and procedures development
  • Ensures staff compliance with Agency policies and procedures
  • Conducts outreach to employers to identify opportunities and prompt job matching and placement support
  • Where necessary, provides employers with sensitivity/diversity training, workplace safety training and information on accommodation needs
  • Facilitates work opportunities and negotiation of employment relationships on behalf of clients including placement agreements and contracts with individuals and employers that include training objectives and commitments and financial incentives
  • Develops a training plan with the employer and the participant and negotiates the incentive as appropriate
  • Administers contract with employers, including the timely processing and payment of financial incentives
  • Provides career exploration, identification and clarification of interests, abilities, skills, education and experience in relation to short and long term career and employment goals in a group or individual setting
  • Provides counselling and coaching in life skills that supports successful employment participation
  • Supports mentoring and coaching during the job search process
  • Provides financial support to remove barriers to participation
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  

  • Masters-level degree in a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in career coaching and job search strategies including at least 2 years of management level responsibility for a broad range of functions in a unionized environment
  • Strong knowledge of employment legislation
  • Ability to administer and interpret level B tests/psychological instruments, Personality Dimensions, MBTI, COPSystem or Life Skills Certification would be an asset
  • Certification with Career Professionals of Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups – including adults, youth, newcomers to Canada or other groups with specialized needs
  • Superior oral and written communications skills
  • Goal oriented, highly organized, flexible and adaptable with superior time management skills
  • Additional language(s) an asset
  • Valid Ontario driver’s licence and regular access to a vehicle are required
  • Computer skills – proficiency in MS Word, Excel and data base usage
  • Ability to work from home, consisting of a safe and private home office setting and the necessary technical equipment and high-speed Internet access for remote work
  • Familiarity with virtual work platforms
  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills 

We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples and individuals through counselling, education and support services. To ensure the highest standards of service for our clients, our staff are experienced and qualified professionals who reflect the richness of our diverse community. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling and Social Work profession. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our Agency and our range of programs & services.  www.fspeel.org

 

Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, and the people we serve.

 

An equal opportunity employer, it is Family Services of Peel’s policy to recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications. In accordance with privacy legislation, by submitting your application you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.

 

Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.

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