Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning

  • Full Time
  • Toronto
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Jan 5, 2015

March of Dimes Canada

Location / Lieu: Toronto, ON

Position / Poste: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning – Full-Time (1 position available)

Duties / Fonctions:
• 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 / Compétences requises:
• 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 / Candidatures acceptées jusqu’au (mm/dd/yy): 1/05/15

Send application and resume to / Adressez votre demande d’emploi et curriculum vitae à:

Name: Terry Leclair Position: Team Lead-Assessment and Planning

Address: 920 Princess Street, Kingston, ON K7L 1H1

Fax: 613-549-6321

Email:tleclair@marchofdimes.ca

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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