Pearl Buck Center
  • 24-Jan-2017 to 25-Mar-2017 (PST)
  • External Services
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • 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.

DUTIES

A. Job Development/Job Placement - (25% E)

  1. 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.
  2. Assists clients with day to day operations at their place of employment.
  3. Record all business contacts along with pertinent information.
  4. Coordinate with Job Development/Sales and Marketing job development efforts.
  5. Prepare analysis of work environment, requirements, and specific job tasks.
  6. Coordinate job analysis/job placement with employer and placement specialist.
  7. Prepare and/or review consumer assessment for the job match.

B. Initial Training - (10% E)

  1. Orient, train, and supervise consumers to perform community jobs to the specifications of employers and within the guidelines of the Individual Support Plan (ISP).
  2. Develop and implement behavior management/self management programs for consumers with ISP team as necessary.
  3. 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.
  4. Develop task analysis for each consumer's job as necessary.
  5. Perform time studies and productivity ratings of each consumer as necessary.
  6. Assist consumers in obtaining required permits; i.e., driver's license, food handler's card.

C. Case Management/Follow Along - (60% E)

  1. Coordinate and perform job information dissemination and counseling to consumer, appropriate residential provider, case manager and funding source (VR) prior to job placement.
  2. Coordinate with supervisor in developing and presenting ISP goals in staffing.
  3. Maintain contact with residential providers, funding sources, and other agencies concerning vocational activities.
  4. Maintain and facilitate on-going communications and consultation with employers, supervisors, and co-workers.
  5. Document and maintain data on consumer behavior, job performance (percent of time on task, time/motion study, etc.).
  6. Maintain all necessary on-the-job records. Record contact and pertinent information with consumers, employers, residential programs, and funding sources.
  7. 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)

  1. Attend conferences, workshops, in services, and make presentations of information.
  2. Participate on interviewing team as necessary.
  3. Arrange classes necessary for the job (i.e., food handler's, anti-choking).
  4. Ensure safety requirements are practiced as outlined in safety manual, and that fire safety training occurs regularly.
  5. Perform additional job duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education and Experience

  1. High School Diploma
  2. Two years experience in teaching/training adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting.
  3. Dependable transportation; valid Oregon driver's license.

B. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Licenses

  1. Behavior management/goal setting.
  2. Data collection/report writing.
  3. Problem solving.
  4. Hands-on training experience/work, work-related skills.
  5. Employment counseling and job placement/development.
  6. Ability to advocate for the needs of consumers in this program.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with employers, consumers, parents, staff, and others.
  8. Valid Oregon Driver's License with driving record sufficient to qualify to drive agency vehicles.

JOB CONTACTS
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

WORKING CONDITIONS:
A. Environment and Hazards

  1. May be exposed to a variety of hazards (chemical fumes and potentially dangerous machines).
  2. May be required to work indoors or outdoors in a variety of locations/businesses.
  3. Requires flexibility in terms of working hours, may need to train when clients are working.
  4. Driving between job sites, dealing with several consumers or businesses that have problems.
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