New Job Support Worker In British Columbia

Support Worker
Support Worker

Support Worker

Company : College of New Caledonia
Salary : $32.35 an hour
Location : British Columbia

Full Description


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Employment Status Part Time Employment Type Fixed Term Job Summary Specific Duties
Under the direction of the Regional Principal or designate, and in cooperation with community partners and team members, this position is responsible for developing, planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating various employment programs. The SW will also provide support to a range of students, some who are marginalized with multiple barriers to accessing post-secondary education. The SW will take a collaborative approach for the following tasks:

  • Participate in recruitment and assessment;
  • Develop employment and self employment initiatives for participants;
  • mentor participants to communicate effectively and engage in healthy activities;
  • advocate for participants and link them to relevant community agencies and professionals in related fields – health, justice, social services, and education;
  • support participants with various aspects of daily living, including positive communication
  • liaise with government, private agencies, and employers to assist participants in securing viable employment;
  • develop statistical data sheets, training plans and locate and monitor on the job training placements;
  • in conjunction with other team members, design and implement intake forms to determine base lines for assessing progress and develop student life/retention strategies; provide individual and small group employment coaching in job readiness, life skills, job maintenance skills as well as other information/activities;
  • support efforts towards inclusion into the community;
  • write detailed reports on each participant’s progress;
  • provide services to the participants in completion of application forms and resumes;
  • identify and investigate adult employment and training opportunities;
  • report and debrief with the team including the supervisor or designate daily or as necessary;
  • respect and maintain confidentiality;
  • provide transportation to appointments, if necessary;
  • handle a variety of special projects independently, including comprehensive detailed writing assignments;
  • Research labour market data and industry standards and requirements;
  • locate and maintain an inventory of all supplies, equipment, and materials required for the project;
  • be part of a team actively engaged in contributing to and accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities;
  • promote a positive work atmosphere and communicating in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect with students and colleagues; and
  • complete other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Skills & Qualifications
  • Minimum of one year post-secondary education in a relevant field;
  • Three years of relevant experience, experience in trades and/or technologies preferred;
  • Experience working with Aboriginal learners and/or communities;
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Proven ability to facilitate collaborative group work;
  • Proven experience working with industry/business/community partners in education/training;
  • Understanding of disabilities which impede student success;
  • Working knowledge of training needs assessment processes and development;
  • Working knowledge of labour market research and research processes;
  • Working knowledge of industry, business and community resources;
  • Excellent skills in problem solving, including the ability to resolve a variety of typical conditions using both analytical skills and the development of new information on the problem situation;
  • Proven ability to apply organizational skills and provide guidance to program participants;
  • Ability to work both as a team member and independently to meet work schedules and deadlines;
  • Ability to motivate participants/students to maintain quality services in a constantly changing environment;
  • Proven ability to maintain positive working relationships (internally and externally) and to creatively motivate/persuade program participants;
  • Ability to deal with information in a confidential and professional manner;
  • Competent computer and other technological skills;
  • Understanding of marketing processes;
  • Utilization of appropriate computer and other technological resources;
  • Valid driver’s license.

Band F Grade NA Salary $32.35 Location Fort St. James CNC Campus Nechako Province BC Country Canada Department Academic
Posting Detail Information

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Employee Group

Desired Start Date

Position end date (if temporary or seasonal)

Additional Appointment Details
Break: December 18/23 – January 5/24 & February 19 – 23/24

Number of Hours per week
25 - 30

Posting Competition Status
Accepting Applications

Open Date

Screening/Close Date

Remain Open Until Filled

Special Instruction/Details to Applicant