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Employer Services Consultant - Healthcare Sector Focused - The Career Foundation

Oct 11, 2019
Toronto, Ontario

Position Type: One full-time, 1-year contract (good possibility of renewal)

Experience: 2+ years

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Toronto (Lawrence/Allen Expressway)

Start Date: Immediately   

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Develops 2-3 new relationships with employers each week in a variety of industries but with a focus in the healthcare sector
  • Assists healthcare and other employers to identify their employment and training needs and conducts site visits to ensure that employers can provide suitable and safe workplace environments
  • Participates in workforce development, analyzes employer workforce needs and supports the development of employer partnerships
  • Negotiates and administers placement agreements and employer incentives (wage subsidy, on-the-job training)
  • Serves as a resource for employers and advises them on human resources and other employment related issues
  • Informs employers about and promotes fee-for-service/fundraising projects at The Career Foundation
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with employers and engages them in the development of clients and The Career Foundation
  • Places a minimum of 3-4 participants into full-time employment through advertised and non-advertised job leads on a weekly basis
  • Coaches and motivates participants during their job search and after placement to ensure job retention by identifying areas that require additional support and/or learning
  • Ensures the quality of the placements by appropriately matching the candidates’ skills with the job requirements
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of the positions that participants are applying for and clarifies questions participants may have
  • Plans and participates in community events concerning employment, education and career development
  • Coordinates and conducts marketing and outreach activities to job seekers
  • Initiates and maintains accurate documentation of contacted employers, job leads and any other job development activities for information retrieval
  • Maintains an Employer Database with accurate notes regarding client interviews, current recruitment status and job development activities.

Other Duties as Needed:

  • Participates in community events, job fairs and similar activities to inform job seekers about The Career Foundation
  • Visits and builds relationships with community partners (libraries, community centers, Toronto Community Housing, etc.) for referrals of participants
  • Conducts workshops to instruct participants on effective job search strategies (cold calling, job posting analysis, salary negotiation, etc.)
  • Participates in regular fundraising activities for The Career Foundation

Qualifications / Skills Required:

  • College Diploma or University Degree in Career and Work Counselling, Human Resources, Marketing, Business Development or related
  • Experience in sector-specific business development with a focus in the healthcare sector
  • A minimum of 2 years direct service experience in the areas of job development and job coaching, or marketing or business development
  • Vocational counselling/placement experience with multi-barriered individuals will be considered a strong asset
  • Knowledge of local labour market, job search strategies and techniques
  • Understanding of, and ability to effectively apply the principles of the sales process to generate job leads and secure positions for clients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven record of demonstrating tact and diplomacy when facing challenging situations
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends if required
  • Valid Ontario driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle is essential for local travel.

 

How to Apply: Candidates, please submit cover letter and résumé to jobs@careerfoundation.org, addressed to The Hiring Committee. Quote the job title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please. Thank you for your interest in The Career Foundation. 

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