Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor

Position Summary

Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for a Permanent Full Time to fulfil the position of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor with the CHSC in Kelowna B.C.! This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Vocational Rehabilitation professional to join an interdisciplinary mental health and substance use team. If you bring passion, enthusiasm, and energy we would love to hear from you! This position works Monday to Friday from 09:00 to 17:00 . This position is with our Early Psychosis Intervention team.

What Will You Work On?
Typical Duties and Responsibilities of the Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor:
• Assessing and evaluating client's vocational rehabilitation needs;
• Developing vocational rehabilitation plans based on individual preferences, needs and abilities;
• Collaborating with Case Managers and members of the multidisciplinary team to integrate vocational goals into mental health treatment plan;
• Providing vocational rehabilitation counselling to clients on an individual basis and in accordance with pertinent legislation and Interior Health’s policies;
• Conducting job development, direct marketing and job search activities in collaboration with community employers;
• Negotiating job accommodations and workplace agreements; and
• Advocating on behalf of the client in accomplishing their goals of returning to the workforce.

How Will We Help You Grow?
Abundance of opportunity lives here in Kelowna and with Interior Health! Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you.

Love your work, apply today!

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

Qualifications

Education, Training, and Experience:
• Completion of a recognized Bachelor’s Degree in an applicable social or health sciences program
• Two (2) year's recent related experience providing vocational rehabilitation counselling and job marketing/development to individuals with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Eligibility for certification as a rehabilitation professional with a recognized association.
• Appropriate valid BC driver’s license.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01663794

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

KELOWNA CHSC

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KEM MHSU VOC REHAB (EPI)

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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