Position Title Career Coach – Disability & Multi-Barriered
Posting Number 02115SA
Grade or Pay Level See Salary Range
Salary Range $29.71 to $32.16 per hour. Salary is based on education and
Position Type Training Group Contract Employment
Posting Type Internal/External
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Training Group
Start Date 04/01/2024
End Date 03/31/2025
Day of the Week Other
This position is 40 hours per week located at the WorkBC Langley and
Aldergrove offices. Working hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, but will
require occasional evening shifts until 6:30pm and Saturdays 10:00am – 3:00pm.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great
career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices
and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas
College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for
passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best
colleges even better.
Representing Douglas College at the Langley WorkBC Centre, the Disability
Career Coach plays a dynamic role working with our specialized populations and
supporting the daily operations of the Centre.
Conduct Client Needs Assessments to determine the appropriate WorkBC
services and supports;
Conduct a thorough Disability Related Needs Assessment (DRENA) when
Assess and refer for specialized assessments when needed to facilitate
development of an Action Plan; (including medical assessment reports,
Psychological and Vocational, Learning Disability, Neuropsychological, and
Work with Client's natural support network and other community service
providers, as needed;
Assist Clients with the development and updating of individualized action
plans that clearly outline the Client's goals, service needs, and steps to
achieve their desired employment;
Provide clients with job search and career planning assistance to build on
skills, strengths and experience;
Provide ongoing Client support including all documentation around Client's
progress, notes, updates and outcomes using ICM database; and
Complete reports as required.
Provide outreach for case managed services as needed;
Participate in committees with the mandate of supporting Clients with
Represent the Langley WorkBC Centre through participation in community
events, such as career fairs, community days, and other special events.
Work to Training Group's Quality Management System, ISO9001:2015 standard.
Participate in regular team meetings, strategic planning and program
review sessions as scheduled; and
Perform miscellaneous duties as required.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and
career consulting experience;
Experience with employment counseling and programs;
Experience working within the Disability Population;
Demonstrated ability to use computer software applications including MS
Office, Database entry and ability to research information using the
Creative and passionate about working with clients to secure sustainable
Possess strong interpersonal skills;
Knowledge of career assessment, problem solving strategies, and decision-
Knowledge of local labour market and trends;
Knowledge of WorkBC and its mandate;
Willingness to travel within Lower Mainland and reliable transportation
with valid BC Driver's License; and
Satisfactory completion of a Criminal Record check including a vulnerable
population check. A criminal record will not automatically result in your
application for employment being denied.
Certifications considered an asset:
Career Development Practitioner
Vocational Rehabilitation Counsellor
Rehabilitation and Disability Management
Link to Full Position Profile
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable
learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all
people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity,
including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of
colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as
women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities
and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and
Needs a Criminal Records Check Yes
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 02/09/2024
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents
online on the Douglas College Career Site www. douglascollegecareers.ca.
Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling
the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please
ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge,
skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All
candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and
diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/11835
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
(Open Ended Question)
Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
None of the above
If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)
(Open Ended Question)
Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
Yes, I confirm
No, I am not able to meet this requirement
How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
Douglas College Careers Site
Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
Professional Association Website
Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
Douglas College CareerHUB
Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
Documents Needed to Apply
References with Contact Information