Employment Opportunities

 

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Customized Employment Specialist

Burnaby, BC

 

Buxton Consulting Ltd (WorkBC) is seeking a Customized Employment Specialist in our Burnaby location.

 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities of the position:

  • Identify client abilities through the Discovery process and develop an Employment Profile
  • Assess participants for work readiness, skills, aptitude and limitations/barriers to employment
  • Assist individuals with disabilities in finding meaningful and enjoyable employment or Communityattachment
  • Develop employment and training sites through contact with prospective employers
  • Maintain a database of employment leads for possible job placement
  • Provide employment coaching and job coaching to assigned program participants
  • Coordinate match screenings between program participants and prospective employers
  • Provide job placement retention services
  • Research prospective training needs and employment opportunities in the community
  • Perform administrative duties such as documentation of activity and services and maintenance of client case files  
  • Participate in reviews and goal planning for all participants
  • Transport clients to interviews / meetings with prospective employers
  • Liaise with Case Manager and referral sources

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Relevant post-secondary education in employment services and provision of disability services
  • Minimum two years' experience in job development, customized employment and services to persons with disabilities              
  • Demonstrated strengths in Outlook, Microsoft Office, and Data Base Computer Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Patient, positive, encouraging and friendly
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work with individuals who have disabilities
  • Experience in working within a performance-based Contract environment
  • Demonstrate essential ethics and values using a client centered approach

 

Credentials / Certifications / Licenses:  

  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License with Business insurance and reliable vehicle
  • Relevant Post-Secondary Education in employment and disability services
  • RRP Designation or willingness to obtain
  • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check

 

Salary Expectations:

Salary will reflect the high level of qualifications being requested. We offer a supportive and dynamic work environment.

 

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Gerri Botterill at: admin.headoffice@buxtonconsulting.org

 

Closing Date:

June 30, 2017

 

 

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Job Developer/Facilitator

Burnaby, BC

 

Buxton Consulting Ltd (WorkBC) is seeking a Job Developer / Facilitator in our Burnaby location.

 

 

Summary

The Job Developer, in collaboration with Case Managers, will provide ongoing support and, where required, arrange for modifications and/or accommodations at the client’s worksite to ensure a client successfully retains his/her employment placement.  The Job Developer is responsible for building lasting relationships with local employers to create employment opportunities for clients. 

 

Requirements:

  • Business Administration and/or Marketing diploma from a recognized university or college is preferred
  • Three years recent and relevant experience working with clients with disabilities or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Experience facilitating Life Skills, Job Search Skills and Career Decision Making workshops in a group setting
  • Knowledge of local labor market and federal/provincial wage subsidy programs
  • Must have valid BC Driver’s License and use of motor vehicle
  • Vulnerable Criminal Record Check required

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, to manage a high client load and to work under pressure
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment and to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy including familiarity with ICM (Integrated Case Management) database an asset

 

Salary Expectations:

Salary will reflect the high level of qualifications being requested. We offer a supportive and dynamic work environment.

 

How to apply:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Gerri Botterill at: admin.headoffice@buxtonconsulting.org

 

Closing Date:

June 30, 2017

 

 

We thank all candidates for their interest;

however only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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Abbotsford :
#4 - 2316 McCallum Road
Abbotsford, BC V2S 3P4
Phone: 1-888-913-2060
Local: 604-504-5419
Fax: 604-504-5449
headoffice@buxtonconsulting.org