Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

March of Dimes Canada

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning – Casual Part-Time (1 position available)

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Duties:
  • Accept referral and review the client plan/documentation as provided by the referral source
  • Provide services to adults who have disabilities and are challenged by employment barriers
  • Assist individuals with disabilities to identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration
  • Conduct transferable skills analysis and labour market research
  • Provide job placement services including job development, coordination of on the job supports, job site analysis and job accommodation
  • Provide employment and motivational counseling
  • Case manage services to ensure timely and cost effective service delivery
  • Complete required service reports
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes
Qualifications:
  • Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP) 
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Familiarity with current methods of vocational rehabilitation, career counseling including assessment, service planning, job search skills, job analysis and job placement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Well-developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to document, maintain records and write reports
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to communicate in French and English languages considered an asset
Applications accepted until: December 19, 2014
Send application and resume to:
Terry Leclair, Team Lead-Assessment and Planning
920 Princess Street, Kingston, ON K7L 1H1
Email: tleclair@marchofdimes.ca
Fax: 613-549-6321
As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, March of Dimes Canada encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.

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