Job DeveloperLocation: Yaphank, NY Department: Supported Work Schedule: Day shift Shift: Full Time ReqNum: 2275
Develops employment opportunities for individuals within the community and provides necessary supports for individuals to explore, maintain, and become stabilized in competitive employment.
Maintains communication with the Placement Supervisor and Program Manager regarding individual needs and job site availability.
Keeps apprised of current business opportunities that may provide employment.
Develops job opportunities through visits to companies within the community.
Assists in the identification and recruitment of individuals.
Interviews individuals and counsels them concerning choice of suitable work, job information, and labor market opportunities.
Meets with Placement Team (Program Manager, Placement Supervisor, ACCES-VR, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, MSC, and Collateral) to coordinate placement match, assess and discuss supportive services needed, establish goal and to update progress.
Conducts on-site training, supervision, work performance assessments, and any other supported services as needed.Willing to work side by side with the individual.
Reports and records designated monthly progress to ACCES-VR and OPWDD.Maintains electronic records and files, evaluates and modifies performance and standards on a daily and weekly basis.
Develops and conducts regular assessment for feedback and data on individual satisfaction and goal progress.
BA required plus 1-2 years working with mentally and physically challenged or BA preferrred plus 1 year experience with mentally and physically challenged. Valid NYS driver's license within agency criteria required.