Employment and Assistance Worker
Prince George BC
Salary $41,595.74 – $52,720.71 annually
If you have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced service oriented environment, the role of Employment and Assistance Worker (EAW) with the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation may be the next step you are looking for in your career.
EAWs determine eligibility for assistance and deliver modern, consistent, accessible, and secure income and disability assistance services to assist British Columbians to overcome social and economic barriers to independence. Conflict resolution and interview skills would be an asset in this challenging position when working with sensitive situations and distressed clients facing a personal crisis.
The EAWs provide services in a virtual office environment either over the phone or face to face.
The people of Northern B.C. have a unique understanding of what it’s like to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. To learn more, please visit our Living and Working in Northern BC web pages.
For information about the role of an Employment and Assistance Worker and the hiring process please visit the EAW Careers Page.
We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits package, a pension plan that ranks among the best and a balance between work and other life commitments. For more information, please visit What We Offer.
Qualifications for this role include:
⦁ Secondary School graduation or equivalent
⦁ Significant experience delivering a high standard of customer service in a high volume, fast paced, rapidly changing environment (in-person, via virtual technologies or over the telephone).
Sound experience working with various computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook; and programs such as specialized databases, records management, and case management systems.
Sound experience providing services to clients from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, clients from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, clients with mental health issues and/or physical disabilities or other challenges, clients with substance use issues and individuals who may be in crisis, displaying frustration, anger or acting out in an abusive manner.
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by February 9th 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=38917