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Full time
Milton, ON
2019.07.19
2019.08.05

Debt Recovery Account Manager – Milton
You may have never considered collections as a possible career choice; it may have not crossed your mind that the position can be fun, compassionate and lucrative. Join us here at UPLevel and see why clients consistently say we are changing the face of the industry. Over 45 years of experience tells us that extraordinary customer service, a competitive edge and a focus on employee happiness nets us the best results and an amazing work environment that our employees are proud to be a part of.

Description:

As a Debt Recovery Account Manager you will have the opportunity to help consumers change their financial situation one conversation at a time. You will be working with a team focused on hitting performance goals and striving to provide the best service. Using the telephone, computer and various resources you will be contacting consumers to motivate payment and educating on the importance of good credit. If you are looking to work for a company that really cares about their employees and you like a challenge, this could be the career for you!

Position Highlights:

  • Generous (above industry average) base salary
  • Lucrative bonus structure awarded monthly
  • Uniquely positive work environment
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement
  • Ongoing professional development

Skills Required:

  • Extraordinary communication skills
  • Agility and flexibility
  • Goal and target focused
  • Ability to multitask
  • Computer literacy
  • Confidant and self-motivated
  • Positive attitude / team player

Experience:

  • No previous collection experience required, we would be excited to train you!
Company Highlights:
  • Nominated for Canada’s 10 Most Admired Cultures
  • Named one of Canada’s fasted growing companies
  • Short listed for Canada’s top 100 Employees
  • Over 45 years in business
  • 300% growth since 2005

Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2019.07.19
2019.07.26

Purpose and Scope:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, Hunter Amenities International Ltd. is looking for a high performing individual to join our Production team for our night shift.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain production capacity by determining, monitoring and updating production priorities and managing staff
  • Coordinate internal training and recruitment activities, health and safety, policies and procedures
  • Create team spirit and communication improvement between all employees
  • Plan, organize, direct and control the operation of the Production Department
  • Ensure that all staff adhere to company policies and procedures (GMP)
  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  • Maintain knowledge of plant production
  • Maintain quality service of finished goods
  • Maintain accurate personnel files

Skills and Experience:

  • Be able to adjust to frequent interruptions and changing priorities caused by rushed orders, production, or shipping delays
  • Interact with supervisors/managers for direction
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers and subordinates
  • Able to work independently
  • Have a positive attitude and be customer service oriented
  • Able to resolve production problems
  • Able to resolve personnel problems pertaining to operations
  • Able to train employees

About the Company:

One of the world’s largest manufacturer of Guest Amenities with over 35 years of experience. Hunter Amenities manufactures one of the richest portfolios of licensed amenity brands globally for 5 and 6 star hospitality corporations, boutique hotels, spas, cruise lines and retailers.

Hunter has built a broad retail portfolio, creating both private label and branded beauty products of the highest quality. We have developed strong partnerships with national retailers in both the prestige and mass channels. The Limited, Anthropology, Old Navy, Costco and Target are just a few examples.

Chosen as one of the Best Managed Companies in Canada for seven years running, Hunter Amenities is located in Burlington, Ontario and offers an excellent company-paid benefit package including health, dental, life, a matching group RRSP, skills development and training reimbursement, as well as a competitive compensation package.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted; however, we sincerely thank you for applying.

Hunter Amenities International Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Hunter does not discriminate on the basis of race/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by current law.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:  supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:  English (Preferred)

 
 

Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jennifer.vanderbeek@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Mississauga, ON
2019.07.17
2019.08.06
SERVICE TECHNICIAN
Seeking a mechanically inclined person to service Dishwashers in the Restaurant Industry. 
• Located near Derry and Hwy 10
• Must have own vehicle to get to work, but will use company vehicle for service calls
• Will be on-call every 2nd weekend (or can work weekends and take 2 days off during the week)
• Customer service skills needed,
• ability to trouble shoot,
• some plumbing/electrical knowledge would be needed (but doesn’t need to be licensed)
• Some mechanical knowledge
• 80% Visiting restaurants to make repairs on dishwashers/glass washers
• 20% Working in company shop on some in-house repairs
• Able to write up reports on work
• Training provided on site in the shop for first month
• Will be servicing 5-6 different types of machines

Must have a valid "G" drivers license
Position is located at Kennedy/Derry area but requires going out on service calls, using company vehicle.
• Starting wage $18/ hour
8:30am to 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
On call every 2nd weekend.
 
To apply, please contact your Employment Advisor;
Non-registered applicants, please email your resume to clarksonweb@centreforskills.ca using the Post ID number above.
Thank you!

Post ID: LM122
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: clarksonweb@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Milton, ON
2019.07.12
2019.08.12
Automation Technician - Full time.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Completed three year program in electrical or mechanical technology.
• Electronics Technician/Technologist Certificate, Electrician Qualification or equivalent.
• Certificate of Qualification or Certificate in a related field or equivalent working experience.
• Understanding of electrical / electronic schematic diagrams, blueprints and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.
Ability to refer to quality specification forms to verify that products comply with required standards for dimensions, material compositions and tolerance levels for strength, durability and stress tests.
• Ability to evaluate condition of damaged mechanical equipment and make recommendations for repair or replacement. Compare states of each item before and after damage, consider cost and feasibility of repairs in compliance with codes and regulations and examine advantages of replacing equipment. Assess suitability of new equipment needed for installations and repairs.
• Ability to work in teams that include engineers and machinists. 
• Ability to provide technical support and services to engineers.
• Knowledge of advanced PLC programming, Basic knowledge of computer networking, Ethernet connections, TCP/IP protocol. Experience with the use of statistical analysis software and computer-assisted design, manufacturing and machining.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with manufacturing engineer, project engineers, and program managers, set up personnel and maintenance departments to reduce costs and remove non-value added material from productions lines.
• Work with program managers and project engineers at the APQP stage of a program start-up.
• Plan assigned work in an efficient method to minimize machine downtime while ensuring employee safety is maintained.
• Troubleshoot process automation problems and Perform regular housekeeping duties.
• Work in design stage of processes both for start-up and current production projects.
• Assign work tasks where applicable to co-worker(s).
• Ensure work is performed in a manner that minimizes downtime.
• Ensure all new and rebuild equipment has all features required by CSA, OSHA, and Electrical Safety Code.
• Perform root cause analysis failure.
• Perform periodically Plc and program backup.
• Maintain updated and controlled Plc program data base.
• Maintain equipment documentation updated.
• Participate in meetings with supervisors, co-workers and employees to plan upcoming activities and to update
Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: hector.vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Don Mills, ON
2019.07.12
2019.08.02
We are a Canadian real estate brokerage with over 1,300 Realtors® operating out of 13 branch offices in the Greater Toronto Area and Oakville.  This position is for the Corporately owned offices of Royal LePage Real Estate Services Ltd., Brokerage.  This opportunity is conveniently located close to Don Mills Road & Eglinton Avenue West in Toronto.This is an 18 month contract position, possibly leading to full-time.

Overview of role:
  • Manages, reviews and processes real estate transactions ensuring documentation and set up in system is complete and complies to company policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Communicates and investigates with management and support staff on outstanding items including collection of outstanding commission payments.
  • Has a solid knowledge of all company policies related to their role and a basic knowledge of other company policies
  • Is experienced and has a thorough understanding of Real Estate deal processing and closings including experience in setting up transactions and paying commissions
Responsibilities:
  • Review, set up and update Real Estate Transactions in Lonewolf system ensuring compliance to regulations (REBBA, FINTRAC)
  • Process commission cheques to REALTORS® and outside parties
  • Provide backup assistance for other Administrators when they are absent/on vacation and as required
  • Effectively communicate with Branch Managers, Administrators and Accounting Managers on various issues including missing documentation and requirements
  • Handle incoming telephone calls efficiently and follow department procedures for handling/forwarding
  • Process Realtor commission advances
Skills & Education:
  • Outstanding communication skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to solve routine problems independently and analyze complex issues for possible resolutions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Adobe and Google mail
  • Proven ability to prioritize and be responsible for assigned duties with ability to successfully manage multiple accountabilities in a high volume fast paced environment.
  • College or University Degree is an asset

Post ID: HC266
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2019.07.12
2019.08.12
We are currently looking to fill the position of a Cookie Grinder.

Cookie Grinder position will require the employee to complete the following tasks:
  • Work safely and adhere to the Voortman Cookie employee manual
  • Regular lifting of 20lbs or more, regular lifting of 45lbs to waist height
  • Grind rejected cookies in grinding machine, responsible to ensure regrind flows smoothly from the bin to the bucket of finished regrind
  • Grind whole raisins and whole oats
  • Operate hoist system to lift heavier bins and buckets, drop product in the hopper, push down with a stick if necessary to clear jams
  • Responsible for assisting in Changeovers
  • Daily check to make sure metal detector is working
  • Required to assist with scaling of wet/dry meal in buckets when necessary
  • Required to Palletize when necessary
  • Ensure cardboard is bailed properly
  • Ensure that all containers are properly covered and labelled to ensure no contamination
  • Work in a safe manner and observe proper lifting method
  • Cleaning of parts or equipment may be required; includes duties such as sweeping
  • All above mentioned duties may change from time to time.
All employees are required to rotate, the rotation is not based on seniority and is based on a 4 week cycle:
1. Week 1 = days (Mon-Fri) 7am - 3:30pm
2. Week 2 = afternoons (Mon-Fri) 3pm - 11:30pm
3. Week 3 = nights (Mon-Fri) 11pm - 7:30am
4. Week 4 = days (Mon-Fri) 7am - 3:30pm

Other Requirements:
• Punctuality and Reliability are a must
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment
• All positions require standing
• Ability to work independently or with others, as part of a team
• Must have valid SIN, required to complete background check
Post ID: HC264
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@centreforskills.ca
Part time
Toronto
2019.07.12
2019.07.25
COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement, employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI, please visit our website at www.costi.org.
This is a part-time non-union position scheduled to work 7-hour shifts from 11:30pm to 7:30 am on Saturdays and Sundays with the possibility of statutory holidays.

DUTIES
  •  Oversees the safety and security of the residents and the Centre.
  •  Provides emergency intervention e.g. Fire, theft, family violence and client illness.
  •  Performs minor repairs and cleaning duties.
  •  Ensures house rules are observed.
  •  Provides reception for new arrivals.
  •  Prepares rooms for newcomers and serves meals to the late night arrivals.
  •  Performs safety checks of the premises and safety equipment and records findings in the Equipment Binder.
  •  Organizes and maintains order in the supply room and keeps an up-to-date inventory of linen and supplies
QUALIFICATIONS
  •  Community college diploma in community work/human services or equivalent.
  •  Previous experience in conflict management, dispute resolution and de-escalation.
  •  Preference will be given to the candidate with valid First Aid Certificate.
  •  Experience working with newcomers and refugees.
  •  Some knowledge of building maintenance.
  •  Some understanding of refugee's issues would be an asset.
  •  Verbal and written English is required. Preference will be given to those who speak any of the following languages: Arabic, French, Amharic, Tigrigna, Spanish, Somali, Dari/Farsi, and Urdu.
LOCATION: 100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
DURATION: August 3, 2019 to March 31, 2020
STARTING SALARY RANGE: $19.99 to $21.52 per hour
POSTING DATE: July 12, 2019
CLOSING DATE: July 25, 2019

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters,
quoting reference #81-19, to:
Manager, Staffing and Orientation
COSTI Immigrant Services
1710 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario
M6E 3P2
Email: resumes@costi.org Fax: 416.658.8537

Post ID: reference #81-19
Hours: Part time
Status: Contract
How to apply: resumes@costi.org
Full time
Milton, ON
2019.07.11
2019.07.26
Receptionist/administrative & Accounting Assistant
Allied Cans Limited Milton.
$20 - $22 an hour - Full-time

Duties will include...
  • Answering telephone calls/emails and directing to the right person.
  • Meet & greet visitors and maintain the office & office supplies and boardroom for meetings.
  • Taking customers orders, entering into Quick books and coordinating with plant & shipping.
  • Freight quotes, preparing shipping documents, packing slips & coordinating with transport companies.Preparing quotations, sending samples & catalogues through mail/courier.ccounts receivables & follow up with customers for timely collection.
  • Maintaining orderly filing system.
  • Book air tickets and hotels for the managers.
  • Assist General Manager in day to day administrative tasks.
MUST be proficient with: advance level Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook, power point) & knowledge of Quick Books, excellent communication skills, willing to learn and work within team environment.

Salary: $20.00 to $22.00 /hour
Secondary School (preferred)
Post ID: Hector.Vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hector.Vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2019.07.11
2019.08.11

Production Associate

At Whip's Carpentry we will strive to deliver excellence in product and service to our customers through continuous improvement in our operations, our people, and our relationships with our customers and suppliers. 

Whip's Carpentry is currently seeking full time, permanent day shift operators.
The schedule runs from Monday - Friday,7am - 3:30pm.

Responsibilities:
· Match work order to product ( color and size)
· Measure product
· Operate machine
· Package and label all product
· Quality Control
· Follow and abide by all Health and Safety policies and procedures

Qualifications:
· 6 months - 1 year of machine operating experience an asset
· Strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently
· Physically capable of repetitive lifting up to 30lbs
· Must own steel toe boots


Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hector.Vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Milton, ON
2019.07.11
2019.08.09

Automation Technician

Allied Cans 

Full time.  
 

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Completed three year program in electrical or mechanical technology.
• Electronics Technician/Technologist Certificate, Electrician Qualification or equivalent.
 Certificate of Qualification or Certificate in a related field or equivalent working experience.
• Understanding of electrical / electronic schematic diagrams, blueprints and pneumatic/hydraulic systems.

Ability to refer to quality specification forms to verify that products comply with required standards for dimensions, material compositions and tolerance levels for strength, durability and stress tests.
• Ability to evaluate condition of damaged mechanical equipment and make recommendations for repair or replacement.

Compare states of each item before and after damage, consider cost and feasibility of repairs in compliance with codes and regulations and examine advantages of replacing equipment.
Assess suitability of new equipment needed for installations and repairs.
• Ability to work in teams that include engineers and machinists. 

Ability to provide technical support and services to engineers.
Knowledge of advanced PLC programming, Basic knowledge of computer networking, Ethernet connections, TCP/IP protocol.
Experience with the use of statistical analysis software and computer-assisted design, manufacturing and machining.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work with manufacturing engineer, project engineers, and program managers, set up personnel and maintenance departments to reduce costs and remove non-value added material from productions lines.
• Work with program managers and project engineers at the APQP stage of a program start-up.
• Plan assigned work in an efficient method to minimize machine downtime while ensuring employee safety is maintained.
• Troubleshoot process automation problems and Perform regular housekeeping duties.
• Work in design stage of processes both for start-up and current production projects.
• Assign work tasks where applicable to co-worker(s).
• Ensure work is performed in a manner that minimizes downtime.
• Ensure all new and rebuild equipment has all features required by CSA, OSHA, and
citrical Safety Code
• Perform root cause analysis failure.
• Perform periodically PLC and program backup.
• Maintain updated and controlled PLC program data base.
• Maintain equipment documentation updated.
• Participate in meetings with supervisors, co-workers and employees to plan upcoming activities and to update projects.

 


Post ID:
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hector.Vasquez@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Mississauga, ON
2019.07.11
2019.08.12
Xpanda Security Systems is looking for a Security Gate Assembler and Warehouse helper. Our ideal candidate should possess the following skills:
 • Must read and speak English.
• pay attention to detail.
• Has experience with various hand tools.
• Ability to read a tape measure.
• Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs.
• Keep work areas clean and organized and safe.
• Work well with others as a team.

 
Tasks will include;
• Material handling
• Operate drill press
• Operate rivet gun for assembly work
• Operate electric chop saw to cut wood and steel
• Assembly work, using cordless drill to screw self-drilling screws into metal
• Packaging's of goods for shipping
• Loading skids for shipping
• Not limited to other manufacturing/ warehouse tasks 

Post ID: HC267
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Mississauga
2019.07.11
2019.08.11
Romet Limited is a World leader in the manufacturing of Industrial/Commercial positive displacement rotary gas meters and electronic correction systems.
 
We are looking for an assembler that can perform the following:
 
• Follow detailed assembly and test instructions, processes and procedures
• Assemble sub-assemblies
• Assemble modules:  ECM-2, ECM-PTZ, AdEM-T, AdEM-PTZ, AdEC, etc.
• Assemble electronic housings
• Perform TC Tests and Environmental Chamber Tests
• Perform variety of testing related to performance of Romet electronic products
• Must be able to solder electronic/electrical components as per work instructions
• Must be able to assemble cables and connectors as per drawings provided
• Must follow electronic assembly practices including ESD procedures
• Select stock/parts
• Use hand and air tools, safely and as prescribed
• Follow quality control practices
• Wear personal safety equipment as required
• Maintain 5S practices
• Record keeping as directed by Supervisor

 
Skills and Qualifications:
• We would prefer the candidate having 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment
• Must be mechanically and electronically inclined
• Must be able to use various hand and air tools
• Must be able to solder
• IPC training would be an asset
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Must be a self-starter and be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Poses excellent organizational and analytical skills
• Good communication skills both written and verbal

 
Educational/Experience Requirements:
• Community College Certificate/Diploma or work experience
• Problem solving and Root Cause Analysis training and experience
• Lean Manufacturing training and experience an asset

Post ID: HC268
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@centreforskills.ca
F.T./P.T.
Burlington, ON
2019.07.11
2019.08.11

Job Description:

Personal Support Worker

Qualicare Family Homecare is looking for compassionate, committed and reliable caregivers to join our family of Personal Support Workers (PSW's). Qualicare offers services that focus on providing the best quality of life for our clients and peace of mind for their families. If you are interested in working for a company that allows you to make a positive impact in the lives of others then this could be the job for you!

Why should YOU work for Qualicare?
• Competitive starting wages updated for 2019
• Work/life balance - flexible scheduling that works around your personal and family life
• Company Wide Recognition Program
• Additional Training Provided - Specialized care services training to help you meet the changing needs of the clients we service
• Continuity of clients and shifts (regular clients)
• Open Door Policy - Feeling comfortable with a team of professionals you can trust at anytime
• 24/7 Support to caregivers


Key Characteristics we look for to match our core values:

Professional - clean uniform and name badge, proper language to communicate, andrespectful of others.
• Reliable - arrive on time and proper management of your schedule.
• Positive - embrace issues and challenges with confidence and problem solve.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Duties:
• Assistance with personal care and hygiene (bed bath, showers, toileting, grooming ...)
• Ability to assist client with transfers • Managing Alzheimer's/Dementia behavior
• Meal Preparation
• Light housekeeping
• Medication Reminders
• Ability to follow care plan
• Documentation/Charting


Personal Support Worker (PSW) Requirements
• Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent

 


Post ID:
Hours: F.T./P.T.
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Oakville, ON
2019.07.11
2019.07.27
The KGO Group is currently looking for a Quality Inspector with an ability to assist with the fabrication process.
 
Responsibilities would include the following:
 
- Inspect Completed Fabrication (Internal and External) and complete required documentation. Requires use of measuring tools
 - Inspect components for TSSA (Piping) and complete required documentation
 - Inspect components for CWB (Structural) and complete required documentation
 - Prepare QC Documentation for Projects (Test Sheets including Testing Parameters)
 - Ensure testing equipment is properly calibrated and up to date
 - Assist with the Hydrostatic Testing of Piping Spools
 - Production fabrication including: Material Cutting (Completing Material Traceability Maps), Layout and Drilling, Assembly of piping and pumping systems
 - Testing Chemical Feed Systems and complete required documentation

Post ID: HC229
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: Hemant.Chauhan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington
2019.07.09
2019.08.09
Qualicare Family Homecare is looking for compassionate, committed and reliable caregivers to
join our family of Personal Support Workers (PSW's). Qualicare offers services that focus on
providing the best quality of life for our clients and peace of mind for their families. If you are
interested in working for a company that allows you to make a positive impact in the lives of
others then this could be the job for you!

Why should YOU work for Qualicare?
  • Competitive starting wages updated for 2019
  • Work/life balance - flexible scheduling that works around your personal and family life
  • Company Wide Recognition Program
  • Additional Training Provided - Specialized care services training to help you meet the changing needs of the clients we service
  • Continuity of clients and shifts (regular clients)
  • Open Door Policy - Feeling comfortable with a team of professionals you can trust at anytime
  • 24/7 Support to caregivers

Key Characteristics we look for to match our core values:
  • Professional - clean uniform and name badge, proper language to communicate, and respectful of others.
  • Reliable - arrive on time and proper management of your schedule.
  • Positive - embrace issues and challenges with confidence and problem solve.

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Job Duties:
  • Assistance with personal care and hygiene (bed bath, showers, toileting, grooming ...)
  • Ability to assist client with transfers
  • Managing Alzheimer's/Dementia behavior
  • Meal Preparation
  • Light housekeeping
  • Medication Reminders
  • Ability to follow care plan
  • Documentation/Charting

Personal Support Worker (PSW) Requirements
  • Personal Support Worker Certificate or equivalent
  • Current CPR/First Aid training
  • Current Police Record with Judicial Criminal Check (within the last 6 months)
  • TB testing (within the last 6 months)
  • Ability to travel (between Burlington, Oakville and surrounding areas)
  • Access to a smart phone with data
To apply, please contact your Employment Advisor
 
Non-registered applicants, please contact your nearest Centre For Skills office Location to schedule an appointment to register with an Employment Advisor.
  • Burlington: 905-333-3499 x140
  • Oakville: 905-845-1157 x101
  • Milton: 905-693-8458 x101
  • Mississauga: 905-855-6933 x101

Post ID: JD063
Hours: Full time
Status: Permanent
How to apply: jamie.dallan@centreforskills.ca
Full time
Burlington, ON
2019.07.09
2019.07.22
Job Number:      319
 
Job Title:            Mental Health Specialist 
Department:      Skilled Trades                                            
Location:           Burlington, with travel between other sites as required
Start Date:         Immediately
End Date:            March 31, 2020 (with possibility of contract extension, based on funding)
Schedule:            35 hours/week
Pay Rate:            $30.71 per hour           
Reports To:        Coordinator, Get in Gear
 
Are you entrepreneurial, client-focused and committed to team work and excellence?  Do you enjoy working with clients from diverse backgrounds? If you want to work for a recognized leader in career and workforce development, then consider a career with Centre for Skills Development!
Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, with locations in Oakville, Milton and Clarkson, Centre for Skills delivers high calibre employment services, ESL & immigrant services, skilled trades training and literacy upgrading. Providing people with opportunities to build a better future and making a positive impact on peoples’ lives is integral to the business of Centre for Skills.  For more information, visit: centreforskills.ca   
 
Centre for Skills Development (Centre) team members are supported and expected to work as part of a collaborative team, aligned with a shared goal of providing high quality service to clients, employers, the community and funders.  Each team member uses strong communication skills and shares knowledge to act as a cross functional team of service delivery partners, responsible for achieving excellence in client service. All team members share responsibility and accountability for the quality of our face-to-face and virtual interactions, for the promotion of all Centre programming, for providing outreach to various locations and for supporting community engagement activities. Centre employees are flexible and adapt as needed to prioritize client service, while ensuring contract and policy compliance. Our vison of sustainable and meaningful employment for everyone is reflected in our day-to-day interactions and our willingness to step in to support each other as needed. With a strong team-based approach; developed and maintained through mutual respect, integrity, and empathy, we understand that every member of the team has an important role in ensuring all our goals are met.  
 
The Mental Health Specialist role is responsible for counseling and case managing participants in need of additional support to achieve program success.  This role requires a high level of confidentiality, empathy and adaptability to support our program participants with the right resource referrals while ensuring positive progress in successful completion of programs. The Mental Health Specialist will work closely with the trades team to achieve the best results for the participants

These are your responsibilities:
  • Conduct assessment of clients and identify their needs.
  • Assist with program screening/recruitment to ensure client needs (mental health, learning disabilities) are identified prior to program start.
  • Develop a plan of support and goals that is client centred. Gather requisite historical and background information to help inform assessment and support plan.
  • Provide timely counseling and referrals based on identified needs (life skills, crisis intervention, in-person / email / telephone / text support)
  • Develop supportive alliance with clients by providing supportive counselling in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, suicide risk, grief, crisis intervention, trauma, and other issues
  • Provide crisis intervention and exercises good judgment in emergency and or/crisis situations
  • Using client-centered approach, advocate on behalf of clients in association with their community support network
  • Facilitate referrals to appropriate internal and external resources
  • Participate in community outreach to promote program services and develop partnerships with health and community support systems
  • Maintain close collaborative working relationships with other health care professionals
  • Work as a member of the team to ensure that the program operates efficiently and effectively
  • Must meet program funding targets
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting and statistics
  • Perform other related duties as required
What you need to bring to this job:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed above satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required. Employees who do not possess the requirements for a job at the time of hire are expected to attain the skills, knowledge and abilities required within a specified period of time as agreed upon, in writing, with the hiring Manager. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Knowledge of major mental illnesses including signs and symptoms
  • Knowledge of case management including, local resources and access to services
  • Excellent assessment skills and crisis intervention skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure
  • Create a safe, comfortable environment for clients to work within
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with clients from various cultures, generations and social-economic backgrounds
  • Strong client advocacy skills
  • Ability to assist in complex, client life circumstances and maintain healthy boundaries
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively within a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of mental health policies, legislation, (ie. Occupational Health & Safety Act, Mental Health Act) and other relevant legislation
  • Access to a reliable vehicle, possession of a valid driver’s license, and willingness to travel extensively throughout Halton, Peel and surrounding areas as required
  • Availability to work occasional evening and/or weekend shifts as required
 
Educational Requirements:
  • Diploma or degree in Social Work, Counselling / Coaching or Psychology, Certificate in Mental Health and Addictions
  • Suitable educational equivalents may be considered for individuals with 5+ years of highly related experience in a similar role within a workforce development setting
  • Certification in ASIST, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, SafeTalk, TAMI an asset.
Work Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with case management, mental health counselling/coaching, addictions and crisis intervention
 
Technical Requirements:
Equipment:         Computer, Fax Machine, Printer, Photocopier, Projector, Telephone, Smart Phone
Software:            Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Other:                  Internet, Social Media Platforms
 
HOW TO APPLY:  

Please e-mail or fax your resume and cover letter to:
 
Human Resources
Centre for Skills Development
E-mail: resumes@centreforskills.ca
Fax: 905-634-2775
 
Application Deadline:   Monday, July 22, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. EST
 
To be considered, all applications must include the job number and title in the email subject line or on the cover sheet if faxing. 
We thank all applicants for their interest in Centre for Skills, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted for an interview, please inform us should accommodation be required.
In the spirit of the Human Rights Code, we ask that resumes not include personal data such as age, health, marital and family status.
 
Post ID: 319
Hours: Full time
Status: Contract
How to apply: resumes@centreforskills.ca

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