- 24-Jan-2017 to 25-Mar-2017 (PST)
- External Services
- Eugene, OR, USA
- Full Time
Health, Dental, Life, 401k, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Cell Phone, Mileage Reimbursement
To provide job development, training, case management and long-term supported employment services for adults with developmental disabilities in community job settings and or supported living/community inclusion situations. Position requires flexible hours and on-call availability. Position may require some weekends and evenings. Position requires a driver's license and own vehicle.
A. Job Development/Job Placement - (25% E)
- Works with clients with developmental disabilities in their homes providing support with daily living, community inclusion, medical visits, grocery shopping and attending appointments as needed.
- Assists clients with day to day operations at their place of employment.
- Record all business contacts along with pertinent information.
- Coordinate with Job Development/Sales and Marketing job development efforts.
- Prepare analysis of work environment, requirements, and specific job tasks.
- Coordinate job analysis/job placement with employer and placement specialist.
- Prepare and/or review consumer assessment for the job match.
B. Initial Training - (10% E)
- Orient, train, and supervise consumers to perform community jobs to the specifications of employers and within the guidelines of the Individual Support Plan (ISP).
- Develop and implement behavior management/self management programs for consumers with ISP team as necessary.
- Train consumers in other vocational support skills as related to the job such as mobility, work schedule, clock use, appropriate attire, orientating skills and social interactions.
- Develop task analysis for each consumer's job as necessary.
- Perform time studies and productivity ratings of each consumer as necessary.
- Assist consumers in obtaining required permits; i.e., driver's license, food handler's card.
C. Case Management/Follow Along - (60% E)
- Coordinate and perform job information dissemination and counseling to consumer, appropriate residential provider, case manager and funding source (VR) prior to job placement.
- Coordinate with supervisor in developing and presenting ISP goals in staffing.
- Maintain contact with residential providers, funding sources, and other agencies concerning vocational activities.
- Maintain and facilitate on-going communications and consultation with employers, supervisors, and co-workers.
- Document and maintain data on consumer behavior, job performance (percent of time on task, time/motion study, etc.).
- Maintain all necessary on-the-job records. Record contact and pertinent information with consumers, employers, residential programs, and funding sources.
- Counsel clients, providing valuable information and access to basic needs: housing, food, financial, employment. As client advocate, network with other social services agencies, creating a service base to better assist clients and to give visibility to program and PBC in community.
D. Miscellaneous - (5% E)
- Attend conferences, workshops, in services, and make presentations of information.
- Participate on interviewing team as necessary.
- Arrange classes necessary for the job (i.e., food handler's, anti-choking).
- Ensure safety requirements are practiced as outlined in safety manual, and that fire safety training occurs regularly.
- Perform additional job duties as assigned.
A. Education and Experience
- High School Diploma
- Two years experience in teaching/training adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting.
- Dependable transportation; valid Oregon driver's license.
B. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Licenses
- Behavior management/goal setting.
- Data collection/report writing.
- Problem solving.
- Hands-on training experience/work, work-related skills.
- Employment counseling and job placement/development.
- Ability to advocate for the needs of consumers in this program.
- Ability to communicate effectively with employers, consumers, parents, staff, and others.
- Valid Oregon Driver's License with driving record sufficient to qualify to drive agency vehicles.
A. Daily to once a week contact with consumers for follow-along, case management, training, job placement, miscellaneous.
B. Daily to once a week contact with employers, supervisors, co-workers for follow-along, training, and job placement.
C. Daily contact with support agencies (VR, MHDD, SS, Adm., LCC, etc.)
D. Once to twice a week contact with residential providers/parents for follow-along, case management, miscellaneous.
E. Daily contact with PBC/PBPS staff for follow-along, case management, job placement, job development, miscellaneous
A. Environment and Hazards
- May be exposed to a variety of hazards (chemical fumes and potentially dangerous machines).
- May be required to work indoors or outdoors in a variety of locations/businesses.
- Requires flexibility in terms of working hours, may need to train when clients are working.
- Driving between job sites, dealing with several consumers or businesses that have problems.