Employment Consultant

  • Posted:Dec 03, 2021
  • Apply by:Jan 31, 2022
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Experienced (non manager)
  • Location
  • Mississauga, ON
  • Impact Category
  • Other

About this position

Program: Employment Ontario
Location: Mississauga

Who we’re looking for

Employment Consultant, WCG Employment Ontario

Like WCG, you believe in the power of work to transform lives. As an Employment Consultant, you’re part of a team that makes a difference by providing exceptional service to clients, employers and the community, and by extension, the government of Ontario in the Employment Ontario Peel Region.

As an Employment Consultant, you’ll work with an assigned caseload, and motivate and support clients through employment-specific training opportunities. With a professional but empathetic lens, you’ll manage multiple client cases with the end goal of helping clients achieve and maintain sustainable employment, increased independence and self-sufficiency. You’ll positively contribute to monthly individual and team Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) while managing your workload through prioritization and effective time management.

As a member of our strong and professional team, you will make a difference at the personal and community level by ensuring WCG Employment Ontario clients achieve their employment goals and receive the best support possible.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and maintain relationships with community stakeholders as part of generating and managing client referrals
  • Conduct regular assessments to understand and document the client's strengths, abilities and skills and other relevant employment-related factors
  • Support client’s return to employment through job search training, skill development, work preparation and other activities outlined in their Employment Action Plan
  • Assess local job market to identify and pursue suitable employment opportunities on behalf of our clients
  • Participate in the hosting of community and employer events

What you bring

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience working with a variety of client groups including; People with Disabilities, Newcomers, Francophones, Indigenous People, Youth at Risk and job seekers facing multiple barriers to employment
  • Excellent documentation and report writing skills, as well as in professional resume writing and individualized goal setting and planning
  • Good understanding of the complex needs of clients who face barriers to employment, including knowledge of the local labour market, job search techniques, government programs and community programs
  • Adherence to confidentiality and professional codes of conduct
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours, including in shifts and evenings, when required
  • Bilingual (English and French) a strong asset

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive and flexible health and dental benefits
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Generous time off policy to encourage work/life balance
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace with a track record of high employee engagement and teamwork

For complete job requirements, see the full Job Description here.

WCG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible, barrier free recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise us if you require accommodation in advance of any part of the recruitment and selection process.

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