Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist - Assessment & Planning
March of Dimes - Ottawa, ON

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Position: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist - Assessment & Planning (part time up to 28hrs/week)

Duties:

  • 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 identify realistic employment options through vocational testing, assessment and exploration
  • 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; relevant experience will also be considered
  • Minimum of three years experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Bilingualism is mandatory
  • Extensive knowledge of private sector and labor market trends
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, sales and customer service skills
  • Well developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe software
  • Ability to document, maintain records and assist in reports

Applications accepted until: April 19, 2013

Send application and resume to:

Name: Ms. Leeann Tremblay

Position: National Employment Services Manager – CanVet

As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, Ontario March of Dimes encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities.


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