• Cw Resource
  • $64,745.00 -100,940.00/year*
  • Plainville , CT
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 116 E Main St

Job Title:

Supported Employment Specialist

To provide persons served by the agency with support, direction, supervision, and training specific to the individual service plan that is based on a variety of assessments, vocational assessment instruments, team meetings and behavioral data. The service plan is developed with input from the team members and is used to drive the services provided to the person served. The Supported Employment Specialist is working under the Supervision of the Team Leader, Program Coordinator and Program Manager.

Hours would include: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3 - pm (Hartford, CT)
Additional hours offered: Tuesday and Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm (New Britain, CT) transportation of consumers required

Job Duties

The Employment Specialist assists with the development of the Individual Service Plan and the creation of goals and objectives.

  • Administers tools that evaluate performance (i.e. observations, vocational and skill assessments, interest inventories)

  • Implements vocational plans and accurately documents progress and areas of concern

  • Implements behavioral support plans and documents progress

  • Understands and maintains the required level of supervision in accordance with the individual service plan and/or as instructed by supervisor

  • Monitors persons served during work and free time and provides guidance, direction and intervention as needed

  • Provides crisis intervention and approved psychological and physical management techniques (PMT) guidance as necessary

  • Knows and protects the human rights of consumers

  • Attends to site safety concerns (i.e. removes/reports hazards and issues)

    Reports all incidents/accidents to supervisors and rehab counselors in a timely manner by conveying accurate and required information. Documents on the appropriate forms and submits as required.

  • Task - Transportation

  • The Employment Specialist must transport individuals to and from assigned activities in a safe manner and ensure that all passengers are properly secured.

  • Must have and maintain clean, valid Public Service Driver s License in accordance with agency policy.

  • Essential Duties

  • Must be able to work as a 1 to 1 with someone with a disability

  • Must be hardworking

  • Must have experience in the field

  • Qualifications and education requirements

  • Associate Degree preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

  • Preferred Knowledge

  • First Aid Certification

  • Physical & Psychological Management Training

  • CPR Training

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Public Service License preferred

  • Preferred Skills

  • Team building

  • Decision making skills

  • Effective verbal & listening skills

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to work under little supervision

  • Background Screening

    The incumbent will have to pass background check prior to hire and going, may be subject to drug screening.

    Revised 4/17/19

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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