Pearl Buck Center
  • 24-Jan-2017 to 25-Mar-2017 (PST)
  • External Services
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $11.00 to $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental. Life, 401k, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, Mileage Reimbursement, Cell Phone


POSITION SUMMARY
To provide discovery, job development, training, case management and long-term supported employment services for adults with developmental disabilities in community job settings. Position may require flexible hours and on-call availability. Position may require some weekends and evenings.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Job Development/Job Placement - 60%

  1. Makes regular contacts with employers (in designated labor market) to develop job opportunities for agency consumers.
  2. Makes contact with employers to inform them of the supported work program and consumers available for specific employment opportunities.
  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 case coordinator.
  7. Prepare and/or review client assessment for the job match.

B. Initial Training - 25%

  1. Orient, train, and supervise clients 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 clients 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 client's job as necessary.
  5. Perform time studies and productivity ratings of each consumer as necessary.
  6. Assist clients in obtaining required permits; i.e., driver's license, food handler's card.

C. Case Management/Follow along - 10%

  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.

D. Miscellaneous - 5%

  1. Attend conferences, workshops, inservices, 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. BA in rehabilitation or a relevant combination of experience and education.
  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, and Abilities

  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.

JOB CONTACTS

  • Daily to once a week contact with clients for follow-along, case management, training, job placement, miscellaneous.
  • Daily to once a week contact with employers, supervisors, co-workers for follow-along, training, and job placement.
  • Daily contact with support agencies (VR, DD Services, SS, Brokerages, etc.)
  • Once to twice a week contact with residential providers/parents for follow-along, case management, miscellaneous.
  • Daily contact with PBC 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 consumers are working.
  4. Driving between job sites, dealing with several clients or businesses that have problems.
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