Title of Position: Case Manager – African Nova Scotian or Person of African Descent
Terms of Employment: Full-time
Salary Range: 39,000-43,000
Office Location: North Sydney
Designation: This position is designated for African Nova Scotians or Persons of African Descent
Start Date: November 16th, 2020
The Northside Employment & Resource Centre is a Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre. We have been delivering employment-related programs and services to both job seekers and employers in our community for 25 years.
Our organization is seeking an individual who is passionate about assisting others to achieve career success within a highly professional, diverse and inclusive team environment.
The Case Manager serves a pivotal role within the Nova Scotia Works Employment Services Centre service model by providing services to individuals with the goal of increasing employability. They assess barriers to career success, develop a working alliance with job seekers and career changers with diverse backgrounds and abilities, and in partnership with individuals, create a return to work action plan to address those barriers. Case Managers provide support, information and resources to enhance success in job search, entrepreneurship, retraining and career goal attainment. They make referrals to internal and external services, provide up to date information on labour market trends, explain services, programs and available funding and provide ongoing support pre- and post-employment or self-employment to increase successful outcomes.
Conducting needs assessments
Identify client’s barriers to employment
Developing a client action plan to address barriers to employment
Managing client files and maintaining client database
Monitoring, evaluating and adjusting action plan as needed
Providing follow up with clients and recording outcomes
Must have or be willing to attain the Certified Career Development Practitioner designation
Must be willing to attain the Case Manager Specialization Certification
Degree or Post-secondary Education in Human Services or related field of study or a combination of education and work related/community and volunteer experience
A clean criminal record check/Vulnerable sector check
Must be available to work evenings and/or weekends on occasion
Skills & Competencies:
Good knowledge of community organizations, service providers, and referral agencies
Ability to access and effectively use information and communications technology (Microsoft Office applications and online communications tools)
Strong networking and effective communication skills – verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal and judgment skills
Demonstrates practice of inclusion, ethical decision making and respect for diversity
Commitment to professional development and career self-management
Nova Scotia Works – NEDAC is committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce through equitable participation of persons from diverse groups. All applicants who are members of an employment equity group are encouraged to self-identify.
*This position is designated to persons from the African Nova Scotian Community or Persons of African Descent
Email your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format, merged into one document to Jacqueline Holmes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications is 4:30pm on October 23, 2020
No telephone inquiries please.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.