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Supported Employment Specialist/Job Coach

Summary of Position

Provide training to facilitate successful employment outcomes for consumers. Responsible for development of instructional strategies for specific job duties, monitoring progress and compiling accurate data. Coordinates employment services with Employment Support Services (ESS) team. Maintain a case load of consumers to include employment preparation, assessment, job development, placement, training and follow-up.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess consumer’s general work habits, characteristics and training needs
  • Establish job requirements and performance standards for consumer’s employment training plan
  • Provide job site advocacy, support and follow-up services
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Assist with intake interviews for new referrals
  • Develop individual employment services plans
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Determine worksite accommodations needed
  • Provide career guidance, resources and related employment activities to facilitate job search
  • Communicate with referral sources on progress of cases

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, or a related field
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable personal vehicle, proof of automobile insurance
  • Must be timely and accurate with all required paperwork
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Experience with employment development preferred
  • MUST be available to work evenings and weekends

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Retention bonus
  • NEW – Worksite Childcare option available beginning in September!

Job type:

  • Full-time
  • Salary: $15.50 /hour

Experience:

  • Working with individuals with disabilities: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

 

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BVRS is an equal opportunity employer.