Job Posting 84926

Employment Counsellor 3
Connections Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
5751 Cedarbridge Way, Richmond, BC
closed 6 days ago (Mon, 27 Jun)
full time  •  $23.10 to $24.23 per hour

Grid Level 11 – JJEP Wage Grid

Wage: $23.10 to $24.23/hour

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Union Membership: BCGEU

 

Job Summary

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

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts needs and career assessments
  • Identifies clients’ interests, skills and abilities by conducting interviews and consulting caregivers if needed.
  • 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 action plans.
  • Assists clients with job search, education planning, labour market information, resume and cover letter writing, and interview skills.
  • Facilitates workshops on pre-employment skills such as job search, resume writing, interviews, etc., and do outreach
  • Trains, supports and monitors clients in a variety of work settings in areas such as work skills, product quality, quantity and service expectations.
  • Provides report on clients’ skill level and progress to the supervisor and others involved in client’s care and makes recommendations on modifications to the goals.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed practice.
  • 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. Individuals with training in Career Counselling or Career Development Practitioner Program or experience with career or employment counselling are welcomed to apply.

 

Apply:

Please email your letter of interest and resume to by 27 June 2022

 

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