Employment And Income Assistance Counsellor Job Openings by Manitoba Government in Thompson

Job Title Employment And Income Assistance Counsellor
Pub Date 10 days ago
Company Manitoba Government
Location Thompson

Manitoba Government Jobs 2022 - Manitoba Government needs the candidates to fill Employment and Income Assistance Counsellor, that will be placed in Thompson. You will receive a better prospect as well as safer dwell in the future. Becoming a member of this business makes anyone able to do the goal simpler in addition to assist the current dream be realized.

To produce the company vision and mission arrives on legitimate Manitoba Government can be open up for brand-new place as December 2022. All people who are interested about filling up this vacant, please take a part in this Employment and Income Assistance Counsellor recruitment. If you will be one that may fill up qualifications, you can attempt to learn further info about Employment and Income Assistance Counsellor Job Openings below.

Manitoba Government Recruitment 2022

Employment and Income Assistance Counsellor Job Opening in Thompson

Employment and Income Assistance Counsellor

SP3 Social Services Worker 3


Department of Families

Regional Social ServicesNorthern Region, Community Service Delivery

Thompson MB

Advertisement Number: 39822

Salary(s): SP3 $53,713.00$69,146.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, and Northern Premium, if applicable

Closing Date: September 26, 2022

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

An eligibility list may be established to fill current and future regular, term, part-time and/or full-time positions within Flin Flon, Thompson and The Pas and will remain in effect for 12 months.
For more information about Thompson, Manitoba, please visit the website of the City of Thompson at https://www.thompson.ca.

The Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) Program is a program of last resort that provides financial and other assistance to eligible Manitobans who have no other way to support themselves or their families. The program works with persons living with disabilities to meet their specialized needs and ensure inclusion in the community while also partnering with employable participants and their families to encourage access and participation in the workforce.
To be considered for this competition, you are required to submit the Application Form for screening, a resume and a cover letter. Note: Only those who submit an Application Form, Resume and Cover Letter will be considered. See below for further instructions.
Click here to access the application form

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have a valid driver's license and with the ability to travel within the Province of Manitoba
  • Must be available to work evenings, weekends and statutory holidays on occasion
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search)
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must provide current and satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check


  • Post-secondary education in the social services field. This may include a certificate, diploma or degree.
  • Related case management experience, including conducting interviews; providing supportive counselling, performing assessment, planning and service coordination. Other combinations of relevant education and experience may be considered at an underfill or commensurate classification and salary.
  • Experience working with individuals/families from diverse backgrounds (cultural, financially disadvantaged, persons with disabilities, socially disadvantaged, newcomers, etc.) who may face multiple barriers and challenges such as addictions, mental illness, disability and employment.
  • Ability to manage conflict in a calm, assertive and respectful manner.
  • Effective English verbal communication skills.
  • Effective English written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate compassion, empathy and a non-judgemental approach.
  • Ability to independently problem-solve with understanding and empathy while also ensuring that Legislation and policy are appropriately and equitably applied.
  • Ability to set priorities, to organize and exercise initiative in a complex and fast-paced work environment with high-volume caseloads and competing demands.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with participants, other programs and external resources.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word and Outlook).

What you will do:
As an EIA Case Counsellor, you are a part of a larger social services team of health, education, training and employment professionals who work in partnership to help Manitobans maximize independence, autonomy and quality of life. The work environment is fast-paced and dynamic. You will be assisting participants, meeting with them in person and on the phone, hearing their stories, assessing their needs, providing counselling and connecting them with resources. Oftentimes, they may be experiencing physical, emotional and/or mental health issues, and have other stressors impacting their day. This can make for challenging situations, but you will also find reward in helping participants move forward in their lives.
You will work with EIA participants to plan for success, developing and implementing recommendations based on your knowledge and interpretation of program legislation and policy. You work within an integrated cross-departmental case management system and are an active member in planning and coordinating integrated services that strive to find the right solutions for participants and their families.
Who you are:

  • You have strong interpersonal communication skills and you interact with people with dignity, respect, objectivity and the desire to actively listen and learn.
  • You are a great listener, you can articulate clearly and you understand the importance of looking beyond what is at the surface, and you can maintain flexibility in your approach and planning with participants and their families.
  • You are open to collaborating with your co-workers and others to better meet the needs of your participants. You are also adaptable to changes in workload, policies and procedures.
  • You are comfortable with technology, using multiple computer and business programs.

What we offer:
  • A career in a helping and caring profession with the ability to make a profound and lasting impact in the lives of people
  • A positive work environment where you can build successful and long-lasting professional relationships with co-workers who will share their knowledge and expertise with you
  • Every day is different with variety in tasks and challenges
  • Training from orientation to on-going professional development within EIA that will give you the tools you need to be successful
  • The Manitoba government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long-term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan.
  • Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

Apply to: Advertisement # 39822 Service Centre 4 Human Resource Services 600-259 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9 Phone: 204-945-7518 Fax: 204-945-0601 Email: govjobs[at]gov.mb.ca

To be considered for this competition, you MUST submit the application form, a resume and cover letter. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services under "Apply to" to request a copy of the application form.
Click here to access the application form

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


As one of the leading companies in Canada, Manitoba Government offers variety of opportunities for employees to grow and make them as future leaders of the professional and disciplined. Manitoba Government also gives a dynamic work environment in order to encourage employees to give optimally, and at the same time, you are able to increase new skills and knowing through the company programs.

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