Employment Specialist

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Company: Metrics Vocational Services
Job City: Toronto
Job Province: Ontario

Date Available: 19/09/2018
Closing Date: 31/10/2018
Email: jchladny@metricsvocational.ca

Job Description

Metrics Vocational Services is looking for Employment Specialists in our Toronto Office
As an Employment Specialist you will:

Assess client needs and develop career action plans that demonstrate the coordination of appropriate interventions to support employment goals

Responsibilities

• Assess client needs and develop career action plans that demonstrate the coordination of appropriate interventions to support employment goals
• Provide individual employment counselling and facilitate employment workshops in the office and in the community
• Demonstrate an outcome-focused case management ability
• Maintain complete client case files in compliance with the Metrics protocol and relevant privacy legislation
• Complete case management reports and vocational based reports
• Apply knowledge of current local labour market trends, community services and resources across the GTA
• Assist participants with the use of computers, the Internet, social media and other tools for further career training and job search
• Provide clients with information and referral services, assist with applications to other community support programs and services

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in human services field (Career Counselling, RN, Psychology, Social Work, Employment Counselling)
• Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of current labour market trends and job search approaches for a variety of occupations
• Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal
• Sensitivity to diversity and the ability to deal effectively with many personality types
• Knowledge of the local community
• A Police Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this position
Our ideal candidate will also have (or the ability to work towards):
• Certification from a Career and Work Counsellor Program
• One of the following: RRP, RVP, CVRP, CDMP, CCRC

How to Apply

Please send your CV/Resume to:
Jennifer Chladny
jchladny@metricsvocational.ca