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Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor

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Organization: BC Teachers' Federation

Email: ldu@bctf.ca

Website: https://bctf.ca/

Location: Vancouver, BC

Attachment: British Columbia Teachers’ Federation Vocational Rehabilitation Advisor-Addiction and Acquired Brain Injury Permanent Full-Time

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.

Required Experience
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.

Required Education/Training
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 postings@bctf.ca. 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

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Organization: Lifemark Health

Email: careers@lifemark.ca

Website: https://www.lifemarkhealthgroup.ca/

Location: Vancouver, North Vancouver, Victoria, Langley, Surrey, Richmond, Kelowna, Kamloops

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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

 Qualifications:

  • 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 careers@lifemark.ca    Please visit us at www.lifemarkhealthgroup.ca for additional details about the company.

Mental Health Therapist - Generalist

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Organization: Alberta Health Services

Email: branding.marketing@albertahealthservices.ca

Website: https://careers.albertahealthservices.ca/jobs/mental-health-therapist-generalis…

Location: Fort Vermilion, Alberta

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Mental Health Therapist - Generalist

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!