Career Practitioner (Case Manager)


Employer: PeopleWorx, Nova Scotia Works

Closing Date: 20190415

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Location: Middleton, NS

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PeopleWorx is a non-profit, registered charity delivering employment-related programs and services to residents of the Annapolis Valley; to enhance the lives, support the economy and change communities by maximizing personal and employment success of individuals.

Reporting to the Manager of NS Works, the Career Practitioner (Case Manager) provides services within the Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre service model, to all clients with the goal of increasing employability by conducting needs assessments; identifying barriers to employment; developing plan to address barriers; monitoring and evaluating plans; adjusting plans as needed and to provide follow-up and support to clients.

Required Skills:

Skills & Competencies
General
 Good knowledge of Community Organizations, Service Providers, and Referral Agencies
 Ability to access and effectively use information and communications technology to conduct research
 Solid knowledge of Labour Market Information and it’s applications
 Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

Career Development
 Working knowledge of career development theory and applications
 Ability to define and manage career and personal development goals and transition
 Adherence to inclusionary practices, ethical decision making, and respect for diversity
 Solid understanding of assessment principles, practices, processes, tools and resources
 Working knowledge of employment/career related services, programs and interventions
 Commitment to professional development and career self-management
 Develop and Deliver Presentations, Workshops and Information Materials

Requirements
 The Career Practitioner is certified or in the process of obtaining certification, or willing to move forward with certification, with The Nova Scotia Career Development Association, as a Certified Career Development Practitioner.
 Related post-secondary education plus 3-5 years of experience in career development or related field.
 Experience working with persons from diverse backgrounds
 Knowledge of programming available through Employment Nova Scotia
 Well-developed ability to design, organize and implement group sessions with diverse client groups
 Good understanding of Learning Principles and understanding of program evaluation concepts
 Experience working with youth, persons with disabilities, Indigenous Peoples, African Canadians, other racially visible persons would be considered an asset
 Strong computer skills required, experience with the LaMPSS database considered an asset.
 Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
 Must have a clear Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Record Check
 Bilingual (French) considered an asset

How To Apply:

This position is a term to December 31, 2019 with possibility of extension working 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekends during special events totaling 36.25 paid hours per week.

PeopleWorx has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome application from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotia’s and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your cover letter or resume.

Deadline for applications is 4:30 pm on Monday, April 15, 2019

Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to:
By Email: [email protected]

We thank you for your interest in NS Works PeopleWorx; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. References will only be contacted for those that have been selected for an interview.