Job Posting 99523

Employment Support Worker
SHARE Family and Community Services
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
130 Brew Street, unit 130, Port Moody
closed 11 days ago (Wed, 14 Feb)
full time  •  $28.32 – 32.51

Summary:

The Employment Support Worker works closely with job seekers to assess employment barriers, develop, and implement an Employment Action Plan. The Employment Support Worker provides referrals, support, guidance and problem solving to clients to achieve their employment goals.

 

Summary of Duties:

  • Work with clients to achieve Labour Market or Community Attachment including addressing any client barriers and building on client strengths through an integrated case management model. Help clients move towards developed goals.
  • Assess clients and ensure they are referred to appropriate interventions for employment and non- employment related support services e.g., job search workshop, skills development training, housing, health services, parenting information and support etc.
  • Administer Formal Needs Assessments with clients using a variety of assessment tools
  • Develop and monitor Return to Work Action Plans with clients in consultation with the program supervisor and/or other team members directly supporting the client.
  • Assist clients to access Workshops, Training, Self-Employment, Job Development, Short-Term Training and/or Wage Subsidy support services.

 

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Minimum A. in a related human/social service field.
  • Minimum 1 year of recent related
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written (English language) and verbal communication skills that include listening, empathy, and motivating individuals; Ability to work with diverse clients and stakeholders.
  • Speaking Farsi will be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of community resources and systemic issues such as poverty, unemployment, stigma, medications/drugs and the isolation felt by individuals with serious mental and/or other health issues.
  • Strong employment counselling skills and understanding of the labour market in the Lower Mainland. Up to date with the latest job search, career exploration and labour market materials.
  • Strong team player; Ability to work within a performance-based contract


Working Conditions:

  • The Employment Support Worker will work until 6:00 pm two days a week on a rotating
  • The Employment Support Worker may work with clients at a variety of

 

Start date:               Immediately

Location:                 130 Brew Street, unit 130, Port Moody

Hours of Work:       35 hours per week, 9:00-5:00 Monday to Friday

                                10:00-6:00 Tuesdays and Thursdays on a rotating schedule

Posting Closing Date:  February 14, 2024 (Open until filled)

 

SHARE recognizes the systemic discrimination that Black, Indigenous, Persons of Colour and many other groups have historically experienced, and continue to face in our society, and in our community. SHARE is committed to being an inclusive, welcoming and unbiased employer and service provider. Further, we are encouraging members of these communities to apply for this position. Please feel free to let us know if you carry any of these identities.

 

Our Organization

SHARE is an accredited non-profit, independent, community-based organization providing leadership and programs in response to the social needs of the residents of the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra), New Westminster and adjacent communities.  SHARE Family & Community Services exists to Connect, Engage, and Strengthen Individuals and Families.

 

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