Pearl Buck Center
  • 12-Jan-2018 to 13-Mar-2018 (PST)
  • Community Services
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $12.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Life, 401k, Paid Time Off, Holidays, Cell Phone, Mileage Reimbursement, Free Gym Membership


POSITION SUMMARY Provide 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:

Job Development/Job Placement

  • Makes regular contacts with employers (in designated labor market) to develop job opportunities for agency consumers.
  • Makes contact with employers to inform them of the supported work program and consumers available for specific employment opportunities.
  • 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 case coordinator.
  • Prepare and/or review client assessment for the job match.
  1. Initial Training
  • Orient, train, and supervise clients 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 clients with ISP team as necessary.
  • 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.
  • Develop task analysis for each client's job as necessary.
  • Perform time studies and productivity ratings of each client as necessary.
  • Assist clients in obtaining required permits; i.e., driver's license, food handler's card.

Case Management/Follow along

  • Coordinate and perform job information dissemination and counseling to client, 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 client 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.

Miscellaneous

  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Education and Experience

  • BA in rehabilitation or a relevant combination of experience and education.
  • Two years' experience in teaching/training adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a vocational setting.
  • Dependable transportation; valid Oregon driver's license with driving record sufficient to qualify to drive agency vehicles
  • Ability to pass a DHS background check.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 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.

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 issues.
  • Daily contact with PBC staff for follow-along, case management, job placement, job development & miscellaneous issues.

WORKING CONDITIONS:  

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 consumers are working.
  • Driving between job sites, dealing with several clients or businesses that have problems.
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