Supportive Employment Consultant

Manitoba Government - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.

A 12-month eligibility list to appoint successful candidate(s) to regular, term or acting status opportunities may be established.

The Civil Service Commission's vision is to promote a highly effective, professionally competent, respectful, responsive and relevant civil service that reflects the diversity of the Province and thereby contributes to the quality of life in Manitoba. The Civil Service Commission provides a wide range of human resource services including policy and program development, training and development, recruitment and selection, labour and employee relations, organizational effectiveness, strategic planning and supportive employment which includes disability management and accommodations. This environment offers a great opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a wide range of human resource services and contribute to the success of services to the public.

The Manitoba government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long-term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan. Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Must provide and maintain a satisfactory internal security check.
Must be able to travel within the Province by air and ground transportation

Post-secondary education specializing in disability management; or an equivalent combination of related education, training and work-related experience may be considered
Experience providing employment-related consultative and case management services on disability management and accommodation matters
Experience interpreting and evaluating medical information to identify functional limitations or restrictions in order to develop return to work or workplace accommodation plans
Knowledge of disability management related legislation and its application to disability management processes
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective relationships with various stakeholders and work collaboratively as part of a team
Strong written communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to articulate complex and sensitive information to a variety of audiences
Ability to evaluate complex information and make appropriate recommendations and decisions
Effective organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, adapt to changing priorities and meet strict deadlines

Knowledge of current and emerging disability management theories, practices and standards
Experience providing disability management consultative and case management services in a unionized environment
Certified Return to Work Coordinator or Disability Management Professional designation
Experience developing and delivering training workshops

Reporting to the Manager, Supportive Employment Services, the Supportive Employment Consultant (SEC) is part of a professional human resource team that provides advice, guidance and coaching to all levels of staff and management within the Manitoba government in the areas of supportive employment which includes disability management and accommodations. Major accountability areas include: disability case management involving working with Human Resource Consultants, employees and management to coordinate accommodations and return to work initiatives and creating, implementing and following up on work plans for longer, more complex cases.

Apply to:
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Human Resource Services
935-155 Carlton Street
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3H8
Phone: 204-945-2332
Fax: 204-945-1486

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.