Career Advisor/Team Lead

WCG Services | http://www.wcgservices.com
Calgary, Alberta | Full Time

Details

  • Are you known for being responsible, considerate, caring, and accepting of others?
  • Does finding and exploring the hidden strengths in your clients inspire you?
  • Do you enjoy building relationships with your colleagues?

If you answered yes to these questions, we have an exciting, meaningful career opportunity for you!

WCG is excitedly anticipating the launch of our Calgary Career Hub in the Crowfoot area of Calgary. We will be growing our team in order to support a rapid implementation of this new employment service. Team members will assist in the successful delivery of job placement services to a diverse Client base of unemployed Albertans who wish to rapidly enter/re-enter the workforce. Calgary Career Hub will help Clients develop the job search skills needed for effective labour market transitions now and in the future.

The Career Advisor/Team Lead takes the lead role in day-to-day case management and Centre operations to ensure appropriate services and supports are provided for a broad range of Clients with varying levels of skill, education and experience. This role ensures that Clients receive appropriate referrals to other resources in the community, acts as the key, on-going contact for the Clients throughout the service continuum, and will facilitate one-to-one workshops as needed basis.

This position is responsible for supervising Centre staff, scheduling Centre activities, and ensuring adherence to WCG and Ministry policies and practices.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a minimum of 3 years’ supervision experience
  • 3 to 5 years of job placement or case management experience
  • strong direct service skills; must demonstrate a range of direct service skills with unemployed persons of all skill, experience and education levels

At WCG, we pride ourselves on our vibrant, team based environment. We believe in work-life balance and facilitate this with a great benefits package, flexible work schedules, competitive vacation plans and your birthday off with pay! We expect our team members to continuously learn and grow and we support this with a comprehensive professional development program.

WCG is committed to achieving a workforce that is equitable and representative of Canada’s diverse population. We strive to support individual needs and differences in a work environment that is built on respect for all employees. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain employees with exceptional ability and diverse backgrounds. As a provider of services to the federal government, WCG is pleased to participate in the Federal Contractors Program (FCP). Additionally, we comply with the Employment Equity Act. Visit www.hrsdc.gc.ca for general information the Act and on workplace equity.

WCG is an equal-opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from women, members of a visible minority, persons with a disability and Aboriginal persons.

How to Apply

To learn more and to apply for this position, please visit our website and review the full job description: http://www.wcgservices.com/get-to-know-us/hr-overview/wcg-job-opportunities/

We look forward to discussing this opportunity with you!