Job Posting 83597

Employment Counsellor
Connections Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
5751 Cedarbridge Way, Richmond, BC
closed 7 days ago (Mon, 16 May)
full time  •  $23.10 per hour

Benchmark Title: VOCATIONAL COUNSELLOR – 11

 

Grid Level 11 – JJEP Wage Grid

Wage: $23.10/hour

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Union Membership: BCGEU

 

Job Summary

Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates training plans in a variety of work settings designed to meet clients’ vocational, social and daily living goals.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies clients’ interests, skills and abilities by conducting interviews and consulting caregivers.
  • Develops, with the participation of clients, training plans, including pre-employment skills development, designed to meet the individual’s goals in the areas of daily living and social skills and job readiness. Implements, monitors, evaluates and modifies training plans.
  • Trains, supports and monitors clients in a variety of work settings in areas such as work skills, proper hygiene, product quality, quantity and service expectations.
  • Provides report on clients’ skill level and progress to the supervisor and other caregivers and makes recommendations on modifications to the goals.
  • Locates employers in local businesses, industries and community agencies that match the interests, skills and abilities of clients. Encourages employers to participate in placements.
  • Encourages client participation in community activities and encourages relationships and friendships in the community.
  • Follows up job placements by assisting employers to work with clients through problem solving and trouble shooting.
  • Liaises with community service providers in order to promote the program.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications

 

Education and Knowledge

Diploma in a related human / social service field.

 

  

Training and Experience

One (1) year recent related experience. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

 

Apply:

Please email your letter of interest and resume to Monica Parelkar by 16 May 2022

 

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