Vocational Counsellor

Delta Community Living Society - Delta, BC (30+ days ago)

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We are seeking a Vocational Counsellor on a permanent basis. The person will work 35 hours every week reporting to Solutions Employment Services. You will promote the development of individuals and ensure their well-being. You will assist with their physical, social, emotional, educational, life skills and employment needs. Your manner promotes greater community interdependence and personal dignity. A result-oriented person that works with others to obtain the desired outcomes is required. Direct program delivery interests you. This position is open to male and female applicants.

The successful candidate:

  • Ability to provide consistent communication and collaborate with families, employers & other DCLS staff.
  • Good knowledge of Community Resources required to facilitate opportunities
  • Ability to plan and develop personal networks and social capital
  • Ability to build relationships with employers and support employment.
  • Can develop and structure relevant and meaningful options based on needs and preferences of persons served and the needs of the employer
  • Utilizes the Society’s Service Principles and Mission Statement.
  • Communicates effectively in both written and verbal formats.
  • Is effective in both a group and one-to-one setting.
  • Understands behavioural guidelines and incident reporting procedures.
  • Practices good organizational and time management skills.
  • Remains empathetic and supportive of the individuals we support and co-workers.
  • Has met the employment requirements of the Society.
  • Uses outcome-based performance for the individuals we support and for themselves.
  • Is knowledgeable of acts, regulations and programs.
  • Applies their working knowledge of community and provincial based programs including the theory, principles and practices of the field.
  • Has completed an education in Human Sciences at a degree, diploma or certificate level with twelve months practical experience or the equivalent as determined by the Society.
  • Current Emergency First Aid – Community Care.
  • Current unrestricted class 5 driver’s license.
  • Will be required to use own vehicle, and ensure vehicle is maintained for safety.
  • This position requires union membership.
  • Demonstrates ability in the operation of computer software including word processing and digital competency.
  • Experience with marketing and supported employment.
  • Must be willing to occasionally flex hours based on needs of persons served.
  • Administrative tasks.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.92 to $25.53 /hour

Experience:

  • Support Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No