Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Assessment & Planning – Permanent Full Time

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Company: March of Dimes
Job City: Toronto
Job Province: Ontario

Date Available:
Closing Date: 30/11/2018
Email: kherrlitz@marchofdimes.ca

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • 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 ensure they are successful in the Employment Placement Services program
  • 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

  • Bachelors Degree and Registered Rehabilitation Professional certification (RRP), or equivalent RCCS, RVP
  • 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.

How to Apply

Send application by November 30, 2018 to:

Kim Herrlitz

Team Leader

E-mail: kherrlitz@marchofdimes.ca

Fax: 905-607-9856