Job Description

Summary

Provides consultation and monitoring, assessment and rehabilitation planning, guidance and counseling, skills training; job development, employment planning, specialized job placement and supported employment for the vocational rehabilitation of members with physical or mental disabilities. 

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists members with engagement, readiness, selecting, securing and retaining employment or educational goals.
  • Conducts psychosocial rehabilitation, interest, and vocational skills assessments for all enrolled members.
  • Determine the kind and extent of disability and rehabilitation possibilities.
  • Appropriately formulates Vocational Goals and Objectives by collaboratively developing with the member an Individual Vocational Employment Plans (IVEP) and acts as a consultant to Care Managers, Care Coordinators and other agency staff in making vocational decisions.
  • Assists members with engagement in pre-vocational, vocational, educational and community involvement services, as guided by the 7 principles of the SAMHSA supported employment model.
  • Provides  job development, job site training and job support services to members in meeting problems of personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
  • Provides employment planning, recovery, service coordination, and placement.
  • Administers and/or develops work samples and situational assessments.
  • Maintains a job placement data base including access to all relevant job search engines.
  • Assists employers and businesses with guidelines for accommodating people with disabilities according to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to persons with disabilities.
  • Provides member advocacy, as needed, to ensure delivery of required services.
  • Participates in staffing’s, Adult Recovery Team meetings or other meetings, as appropriate.
  • Maintains regular contact with treatment team staff.
  • Orients members to the assessment process; administers and interprets test results to determine learning capacity, work-related aptitudes, abilities and limitations, behavioral factors affecting vocational performance and rehabilitation potential of members; makes objective observations of all behaviors essential to the world of work; and recommends specific goals and services to members.
  • Teaches basic educational and vocational skills.
  • Assists members with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of assistive technology devices(s).
  • Collaborates with members in researching and exploring services related to General Equivalency Diploma (GED) attainment and post-secondary education endeavors.
  • Performs other related duties in accordance with agency growth and changes.

Skills / Requirements

Education:

  • A minimum of a High School or G.E.D.
  • Rehabilitation counseling, vocational evaluation, vocational rehabilitation, degree preferred.

Experience:

  • High School/G.E.D. - plus four (4) years of relevant professional experience in counseling, job placement, vocational evaluation, or rehabilitation.
  • Associates – plus three (3) years of relevant professional experience in counseling, job placement, vocational evaluation, or rehabilitation.
  • Bachelors - plus two (2) years of relevant professional experience in counseling, job placement, vocational evaluation, or rehabilitation.
  • Masters - plus one (1) year of relevant professional experience in counseling, job placement, vocational evaluation, or rehabilitation.
  • Human Resources (recruitment, job placement) experience a plus.

Certification:

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, preferred.

Additional Requirements:

  • Arizona Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Card, required
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle.  Driver’s license is an essential requirement for performing duties for this position.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to travel to members’ home environments.

Important Notes

Position is required to work Saturday's

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