Employment Counsellor

Employer Kootenay Employment Services
Salary $ 28.50/h
Terms Permanent F/T
Qualifications We are seeking an Employment Counsellor to join our team at Kootenay Employment Services (KES)! KES is a supportive, inclusive employer. The KES work environment is respectful, fun and dynamic, and the Creston Valley is a wonderful place to work and play.

As an Employment Counsellor, you will work with clients to facilitate their journey through the development and implementation of an employment action plan. Counsellors assist unemployed individuals in obtaining employment and returning to the workforce, identifying prospective employers and preparing clients to market their skills.

Successful candidates will possess a university bachelors’ degree or diploma in the social sciences or related field including Psychology, Social Work, Education, Community Rehabilitation, Vocational Rehabilitation, etc. Career and employment counselling, job development and disability management experience are an asset. Strong computer skills required. Candidates lacking direct employment experience are encouraged to apply as KES is willing to train the right individual.

Duties -Conducting vocational assessments to determine employment history, education, experience, as well as disabilities that may impact employment
-Assessing transferrable skills and employment barriers
-Completing resumes
-Conducting labour market research
-Identify suitable job options and create action plans
-Completing detailed notes and data input
To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing. 
Résumé Via Email
Contact Name Londa Morris
Mailing Address PO Box Box 548, 119 11th Ave N
Location Creston
Phone 250-428-5655 ext 411
Fax 250-428-5336
E-Mail lm@kes.bc.ca
Website https://kes.bc.ca
Date Posted 2018-05-07
Date Ending 2018-05-25
Job Location Creston