Are you passionate about making a difference?
WorkLink Employment Society is looking into recruiting an Employment Advisor working in either Sooke or Westshore locations, depending on the need. This is a term position until the end of the existing contract with the province for the delivery of WorkBC Services. The successful candidate will work up to 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with a salary range between $28.86 to $29.73 hourly. Additional responsibilities include providing occasional evening and weekend coverage for community events. PLUS: $7500.00 signing bonus and moving expenses paid, for anyone with current WorkBC Experience.
About The Society:
WorkLink has provided government-sponsored employment services to the residents of the Victoria Capital Region’s Westshore (Colwood, Langford, Highlands, View Royal and Metchosin) since 1978. In 2008, our services expanded to include the communities of Sooke and surrounding areas including Jordan River and Port Renfrew. We are also pleased to provide Indigenous outreach services to the First Nations Communities of Beecher Bay, T’Souke and Pacheedaht. Our non-profit organization is funded through both federal and provincial government initiatives. WorkLink is a registered charity in the Province of BC, which is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors chosen from leaders in the community.
We empower our employees to achieve great things and are proud to offer:
About The Position:
The Employment Advisor plays a crucial role in services directly to all eligible clients, this is a collaborative process between an Employment Advisor and a Client to ensure that all clients will have access to WorkLink and WorkBC high-quality services. Case Management involves developing a positive relationship with the Client, encouraging, motivating, and supporting the Client to achieve a Sustainable Employment or Community Attachment outcome and increasing independence and self-sufficiency as quickly as possible as appropriate for each Client. Key factors in Case Management include helping Clients build confidence, become self-motivated and recognize and build their employment-related skills, strengths, and abilities.
Key duties for this position include:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
WorkLink values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. We foster a workplace where individual differences are recognized and respected, while utilizing each person’s talents and strengths.
The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be!
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