Focus Community Development Corporation New Tecumseth, Essa and surrounding areas Alliston and Angus office
Sep 15, 2021Contract -Part Time
Position Profile: The Employment Consultant assists clients to find and maintain employment. This role ensures successful outcomes for the client while ensuring all contract deliverables are achieved. Develops client service action plans to meet the full range of an individual’s employment and career goals. Monitors clients progress encouraging, motivating and supporting the client to achieve sustainable employment. Includes finding client job placement opportunities and job coaching for ODSP Employment Supports clients, contacting employers, negotiating placements, and follow ups with clients and employers to ensure job retention. Key Performance Indicators: Customer - Maintain a client caseload of 15 ODSP Employment Supports Clients Operational Performance Client - case notes and required client/employer documentation is up to date Program Outcomes - 4 ODSP Employment Supports Clients reach 6 weeks of Employment and 4 ODSP Employment Supports Clients reach 13 weeks of Employment Key Functions: Client Service : • Conduct a brief and individual assessment with clients defining employment, career and personal goals • Develop a client service action plan, in conjunction with client, which highlights the steps to be followed in order that the client can move to their employment and career goals • Provide clients with job search support including skills identification, resume preparation, interview preparation and coaching, and attend interviews with clients as appropriate. • Ability to understand and document the client’s employment-related strengths, needs, abilities, skills and other employment-related factors to determine the clients level of employment readiness and employment service needs. • Review organization developed job postings, external job posting sites and cold call employers to develop job leads for clients. • Develop placement opportunities for assigned clients and contact employers on their behalf to secure job placements. • Negotiate placement agreements with employers according to organization standards. Case Management : • Overall responsibility for case management of all clients in the organizational database, including documentation on client eligibility, client progress and results. • Case management of assigned ODSP client case files in ESMS • Ensure data entered into provincial system and agency database is accurate and timely • Monitors, evaluates, and adjust client service action plan as required • Follow-up with clients at 1, 3, 6 and 12 months to report on client retention and offer other supports as required. Job Retention • Provide on the job coaching and support or link clients with mentors and coaches in the workplace to ensure retention Other duties as required, including going beyond the job description whenever necessary.