Would You Like to Make an Impact on a Veteran’s Life?

Honor Their Courage and Sacrifice by Helping Them Overcome Barriers to Employment as a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist!

ResCare Workforce Services is looking to develop a list of qualified candidates for all provinces across the country as a Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist. 

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Locations:

  • Ontario

  • Quebec

  • Nova Scotia

  • New Brunswick

  • Manitoba

  • British Columbia

  • Prince Edward Island

  • Saskatchewan

  • Alberta

  • Newfoundland and Labrador

Position: Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

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
  • Achieve quality service standards for client satisfaction, timely delivery of service and employment outcomes

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Psychology or related field
  • Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) designation, or eligible to receive the Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CCRC), Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) or Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) designation
  • Minimum of three years’ experience working in Vocational Rehabilitation with people with disabilities
  • Sensitivity to issues/barriers that people with disabilities experience
  • Familiarity with current methods of vocational rehabilitation, career counseling including assessment, service planning, job search skills, job analysis and job placement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills
  • Well-developed time management, organization and teamwork skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to document, maintain records and write reports
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle – travel is required

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