Employment Counsellor/Facilitator

Prairie Employment Program Inc. | http://www.pepservices.ca/
North Battleford, SK | Seasonal / Contract


In the interests of helping employable persons with disabilities secure, maintain, and be supported in employment as part of the workforce in the Battlefords & Northwest region, the incumbent will work as a member of a team in service provision.

The responsibilities include:

  • Providing an array of employment services and supports of the CAPACITIES Project
  • Managing client case load including persons with disabilities and multiple barriers as assigned and directed by the Executive Director
  • Guiding clients along the employment continuum, Skills Training Employment Plan (STEP)
  • Assess individual capacity for training and employability of clients by such measures as barriers to employment, disability issues, aptitudes, personal needs, attitudes, work history, and current occupational goals
  • Work with the clients to develop individual employability by setting realistic occupational goals & determining methods to achieve them
  • Prepare and instruct assigned modules of the Readiness Employability Development (RED) program so that the fullest value of RED is provided to each client
  • Maintain regular contact with employers & seek out potential employers

The successful applicant will:

  • Have computer, software, and reporting skills
  • Demonstrate a sensitivity to client issues
  • Be equipped with strong communication, planning and organizational skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle, CPIC and vulnerable sector check

PEP is a major partner in building a representative workforce.

Skills And Abilities

Specific Skills

  • Assist clients to develop job readiness skills and job search strategies
  • Counsel workers on work, and career-related issues

Essential Skills

  • Computer use
  • Job task planning and organizing
  • Working with others
  • Oral communication

Type of Establishment Experience

  • Community-based agency

How to Apply

E-mail, fax resume or in person to 1202-101st Street, North Battleford, SK S9A 0Z8.

Contact Name: Kathy Wickstrand
Contact Fax: 306-445-6414
Contact Email: kathy@pepservices.ca

Apply By: 24-Aug-2017