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Employment, Education and Transition Facilitator

Saskatchewan Association For Community Living

2017-05-02_1054Job Order #: 5564332
Employer Name: Saskatchewan Association For Community Living
Location: PRINCE ALBERT
Employment Terms: Full Time
Length of Employment: Permanent
Education: University Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 1-2 Years
Apply By: 14-May-2017

Description

1. Assist individuals to overcome barriers to employment and develop vocational goals by identifying personal, family and educational barriers to employment and providing non-specialized supportive counseling.
2. Attend Transitional Planning meeting at the high school level and other meetings when applicable.
3. Refers individuals to community services and programs as appropriate.
4. Identifies community employment opportunities for individuals through networking and public relations with potential employers, partner agencies and the business community.
5. Assists individuals in resolving on-the-job and off-the-job problems such as worker relations, employer relations, job requirements and routines, and personal issues that can affect their work.
6. Participates on committees and delivers public awareness presentations, training events and other activities as assigned.
7. Build positive working relationships with families, schools and other agencies.
8. Hiring, placing, monitoring, and supporting job coaches where support is needed.
9. Travel throughout PA and surrounding area including the north will be required.
10. Some evening and weekend work required.

The successful candidate will have:
– Bachelors degree in related fields including, but not limited to: Social Work, Psychology, Education, and/or a Diploma or Certificate in Human Sciences such as Child Development,
Disability Support Worker.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Preference will be given to those candidates with employment experience and an awareness of the issues surrounding individuals with intellectual disabilities.
– Knowledge of barriers, programs and services affecting individuals with disabilities and individuals living in the north is an asset.
– Valid Drivers license.
– Must successfully pass a security clearance. (Criminal record check required)
– Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications.

Skills and Abilities

Business Equipment and Computer Applications
– Database
– Spreadsheet
– Word processing

Specific Skills
– Assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies
– Collect labour market information for clients regarding job openings and entry and skill requirements
– Counsel workers on work, and career-related issues
– Interview clients to obtain employment history, educational background and career goals
– Teach clients how to write resumes and prepare for job interviews

Essential Skills
– Continuous learning
– Computer use
– Finding information
– Job task planning and organizing
– Critical thinking
– Decision making
– Problem solving
– Working with others
– Oral communication
– Document use

Type of Establishment Experience
– Community-based agency

Additional Skills
– Perform administrative tasks
– Supervise other counsellors and support staff

How to Apply?:
Please submit current resume and cover letter including references to the attention of Sheila Anderson via email to sheila.anderson@sacl.org Applications will be accepted until May 14, 2017. The SACL thanks all applicants for their interest in this position. However, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact:

Employer Name: Saskatchewan Association For Community Living
Contact Name: Sheila Anderson
Phone: (306) 955-3344 | Fax: (306) 373-3070
Email: sheila.anderson@sacl.org

Employer Website:
www.sacl.org

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