Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor
Organization: BC Teachers' Federation
Location: Vancouver, BC
British Columbia Teachers’ Federation Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor - Addiction and Acquired Brain Injury Permanent Full-Time $78,000 The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), established in 1917, is the union of professionals representing 43,000 public school teachers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. All public school teachers belong to the BCTF and their local teachers’ association.
Housed in a modern, well-maintained office setting located close to the Canada Line and other major transit routes, the Federation provides an exceptional working environment where respect, learning, and professional growth are championed and valued.
The BCTF Health and Wellness Program, a voluntary program assists members who are unable to maintain, or return to, their teaching position due to a medical illness or disability by funding an early intervention rehabilitation program. The Health and Wellness Program contracts professional rehabilitation consultants located in communities throughout the province. In consultation with members’ health care providers, these consultants coordinate services to help improve members’ health and functional abilities.
As a member of the Income Security Division (ISD), the Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor – Addiction and Acquired Brain Injury, monitors and provides clinical and program oversight of the rehabilitation consultants for quality assurance purposes and provides training and advice to ISD staff on the Health and Wellness Program practices and procedures.
A minimum of five years’ experience as a vocational rehabilitation practitioner in the field of addiction and acquired brain injury with a demonstrated ability to develop, direct, and implement client rehabilitation plans including medical, physical, mental, pyscho-social, academic, and vocational. Demonstrated ability to analyze information from interviews, educational and medical records, diagnostic evaluations, and consultations with other professionals in order to assess clients’ abilities, needs and eligibility for services. The successful candidate would have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to explain and clarify complex procedures and issues to members and the ability to apply tact, judgement, and discretion in decision making. They would also be proficient in the use of databases and office computer software packages, have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a team.
Completion of a bachelor’s degree supplemented by a master’s degree in an area related to the vocational rehabilitation profession, specializing in addiction and acquired brain injury. Professional designation as Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor, Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor, Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional, Registered Rehabilitation Professional or equivalent.
Please submit cover letter, résumé, and references, not later than 5:00 p.m. on June 5, 2019, quoting job posting JP0469-2019-01 to the Human Resources Department, BC Teachers’ Federation, 100–550 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4P2, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your interest is appreciated but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Because the BCTF has an affirmative action policy, an applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information as to whether they self-identify as a member of an equity-seeking group, which includes female, trans* (trans, transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, two-spirit, transwoman, transman), visible minority or racialized person, Aboriginal (Indigenous) person, person with a disability, or lesbian, gay, or bisexual person.
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant
Organization: Lifemark Health
Location: Vancouver, North Vancouver, Victoria, Langley, Surrey, Richmond, Kelowna, Kamloops
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant - British Columbia We are seeking a mobile Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant to be an essential team member in any of the listed cities and the immediate surrounding area. In this role, you will make a difference in the lives of Canadians our clients through assisting unemployed individuals in assessing client’s transferable skills, employment barriers and identifying suitable employment positions. You will assist in providing employment preparation services to clients. Additionally, you will use your knowledge of the labour market to assist clients in returning to the workforce, identifying prospective employers and assist in meeting their hiring needs and matching available clients with employers who have hiring opportunities. We are seeking someone that has strong analytical capabilities to communicate and assess clients and their needs. This individual will be responsible for sharing complex issues, and will need to thrive in the facilitation of conflict resolution. This person should be able to draw on their experience with disabling conditions and therapies such as work conditioning, psychometric testing, vocational evaluation, and transferable skills assessment. Responsibilities:
- Guiding clients to prepare for work including but not limited to resume writing, job search techniques/skills, interview preparation, and job placement assistance. A major component of this role is coaching clients to facilitate change for themselves through goal setting interventions.
- Assessing the vocational potential of clients through in-depth personal interviews, and completing the evaluation of work experience, educational background, and medical conditions.
- Supporting clients by assisting to coordinate services for the individual’s rehabilitation + return to work plan; may include interviews with physicians or other multidisciplinary health professionals
- Identifying and matching transferable skills to current labour trends, plus conducting labour market surveys
- Preparing complete reports with rehabilitation plans included that adhere to defined timelines that provide expert advice for the client, and all stakeholders involved (internal and external).
- This position is mobile as needed
- The designation of Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) required for some LTD cases
- The designation of any of the following: Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselors (CCRC), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE), or Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP), alongside membership the Vocational Rehabilitation Association in Canada considered highly advantageous.
- Bachelor’s Degree (kinesiology, health sciences, rehabilitation etc.) or other transferable post-secondary education. A combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Knowledge of procedures and resources for assessing transferable skills, completing labour market surveys, and community resources for providing vocational rehabilitation services.
Apply today! Please click the link here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=o1g19fwb&s=VRABC Or apply to email@example.com Please visit us at www.lifemarkhealthgroup.ca for additional details about the company.
Mental Health Therapist - Generalist
Organization: Alberta Health Services
Location: Fort Vermilion, Alberta
Requisition #: ALB00089653
Location: Fort Vermilion, Alberta
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Salary: $39.42 - $52.36 per hour
Your Opportunity: As the Mental Health Therapist - Generalist, you will provide service delivery in two of our beautiful northwestern communities. The Fort Vermillion St. Theresa General Hospital overlooks the beautiful Peace River Valley and provides acute, continuing care and 24-hour emergency services. Annual community events include a winter carnival, outdoor rodeo and River Daze. The Northern Lights shows of aurora borealis in this region can number about 300 per year. Colors of red, blue, green, and yellow flow across these magical skies and are particularly prominent during the clear nights of winter. Just a short 30 minute drive takes you to the hamlet of La Crete which offers all the amenities of a modern town to its population of 3,500 residents with the surrounding area totaling approximately 8,000 people. Come to northern Alberta, where the people are warm, you can expand your horizons, and experience the beauty of the North. If nothing feels better than making a difference in the lives of families in your own community, this is the opportunity for you. AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.
Job Description: As the Mental Health Therapist, you will be required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial intervention utilizing a variety of treatment modalities (individual, family, group) to persons experiencing significant mental health difficulties. Working both independently and as a member of a collaborative multidisciplinary team, you will provide evidence informed and best practices in crisis intervention, assessment, consultation, referral, case management and treatment.
Qualifications: Completion of one of the following programs: Master's degree in Psychology. Master's degree in Social Work (clinical specialization) including education in mental health assessment and psychotherapy and who have Psychosocial Intervention Authorization. Master's degree in Occupational Therapy including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Master's degree in Nursing and Psychiatric Nursing including training and experience in mental health assessment and provision of psychotherapy. Active or eligible for registration with the applicable regulatory college Apply online and join our dynamic team!
Organization: IWA-Forest Industry Pension & LTD Plans
WHO WE ARE Established to support Canadian forestry workers and their families, the IWA–Forest Industry Pension and LTD Plans provide pension and disability benefits and rehabilitation services to members. With over $3.6 billion in assets, 450+ participating employers and 70,000 members, the IWA–Forest Industry Pension Plan is one of Canada’s top 100 pension funds, and is one of the top three private sector pension funds in BC. The IWA–Forest Industry LTD Plan was created in 1982 almost a decade after the pension plan, and now serves over 10,000 members across western Canada. The plans are intended to supplement government retirement benefits and provide financial protection in the event of illness and injury. They are a valuable part of members’ financial security in retirement and beyond. Both plans are administered by the Plan Office, which manages plan assets and benefits.
POSITION: The Plan Office of the IWA- Forest Industry LTD Plan is offering an excellent opportunity for a Rehabilitation Counsellor based at the Plan Office in Burnaby, BC, to serve our members in the Southern Interior, Cariboo and other regions in BC. The successful candidate will provide services and support for our members in receipt of short term or long term disability benefits. You will provide a continuum of counselling, case management and vocational rehabilitation services to assist members in their transition from injury and illness to renewed health and function, medical resolution, occupational readiness and safe return to the same or suitable alternate employment. Your responsibilities include regional travel approximately twice per month for two to three days, and meetings with members, employers, union representatives, health professionals and community services providers to coordinate successful rehabilitation and return to work outcomes. You will work in cooperation with the Plan Office and our team of rehabilitation counsellors covering the rest of BC and one operation in Saskatchewan.
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g. rehabilitation counselling, psychology, social work, nursing, occupational or physical therapy, kinesiology or human kinetics, disability management or community rehabilitation.) A combination of education and experience will be considered.
- 3 plus years of experience in vocational rehabilitation with training and experience in counselling persons with disabilities.
- A valid driver’s license and your own vehicle insured for business use. Business travel is required to cover an assigned regional territory, including some overnight trips.
- Case management experience and knowledge of best practices in the delivery of medical and vocational rehabilitation programs and services.
- A professional and respectful approach. Must display courtesy, discretion, and understanding in dealing with confidential matters and member situations.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance competing priorities and effectively deal with changing situations to arrive at solutions for members’ rehabilitation needs.
INTERESTED: Please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, April 26, 2019.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The IWA-Forest Industry Pension and LTD Plans are responsible for the management and protection of large amounts of confidential information. All employees are expected to understand the requirements of and act in accordance with provincial privacy laws as well as to adhere to internal controls and policies to ensure confidential information is not revealed to or distributed or discussed with anyone other than as required to perform the duties of the position. We thank you for your application; however, only successful applicants will be contacted.
Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant
Organization: Cortex Centre for Advanced Assessment
Location: 550 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
We are looking for part-time Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants to assist on a contract basis with our requests for legal vocational assessments. Experience and court certified preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to Dr. Izabela Schultz at email@example.com.