Northeastern British Columbia

Dawson Creek
Friday, March 24, 2017

Job Order # dc307
Date Posted: March 24, 2017
Full/Part-time: As required for Contract
Employer/Location: Dawson Creek Catholic Social Services Society, WorkBC Program
Dawson Creek, BC
Job Title: Vocational Rehab Contractor
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: Paid per service as per WorkBC Service Fee Schedule
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related discipline such as disability studies, vocational counseling, rehabilitation counseling, social work, physiotherapy, occupational therapy.

  • Four years of directly related experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling, career or employment counseling, vocational evaluation, vocational rehabilitation planning, employability assessment, or rehabilitation management.

  • A relevant professional designation is preferred. This includes Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), Certified Vocation Professional (CVP/MCVP), and Canadian Certified Vocational Evaluator (CCVE).

  • An understanding of psycho-vocational tests in the context of vocational rehabilitation applications.

  • Experience working in a computerized work environment with common computer applications, such as Microsoft Work and the Government ICM database system for accurate documentation.

  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered

  • A valid Drivers License and reliable vehicle is required.

  • Must provide a current Criminal Records Check.

  • Assess employment barriers and provide vocational counseling to develop suitable return-to-work and vocational rehabilitation plans that may include work assessments, formal on-the-job coaching, job search and self-employment support, and customized job development activities.

  • Use sound judgment to weigh evidence, interpret policy, and apply discretion to determine eligibility and entitlement to services.

  • Apply organizational and decision-making skills to manage a complex, high-volume caseload.

  • Establish and maintain collaborative, professional relationships with various stakeholders, including clients, employers and case managers.

  • Mediate and negotiate effectively to help achieve positive outcomes.

How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume with three (3) professional references.
Attention:  CSS Personnel Committee

Closing Date:  Until Filled

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.