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Adult Job Developer

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Adult Job Developer
Work Site: Gastown Vocational Services
Status: Temporary Full Time - With approximate end date of March 30,2018
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.53 - $23.35 per hour
Hours: 0815 - 1700 ( 1 hour lunch)
Reference#: 098620-kwe


Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Addictions Services is committed to collaborating with consumers and families to build on strengths, talents and interests in order to foster a community of hope, growth and self-determination.

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization and close collaboration with the occupational therapist, this position is responsible to provide supported employment services for adult clients with mental health disabilities. Establishes rapport with clients and their family; encourages and supports the attainment of educational and/or employment goals. Provides support to assist clients to obtain information on volunteer and/or employment opportunities and/or job training/retraining initiatives and programs. Provides life skills and pre-employment skills training as needed to clients as part of their volunteer and/or employment readiness. Interviews clients to identify interests, skills, values, job readiness and suitability for employment and /or volunteer opportunities. Provides assistance with resume writing, job search and retention skills. Facilitates resume and/or interview preparation workshops. Identifies prospective employers within the community appropriate to client’s work profiles. Develops and maintains relationships with vocational resource organizations, provincial and federal vocational programs, wage subsidy programs, etc. to foster employment opportunities for client group.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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