Salary: Starting $15.00 per hour, 24 hours per week
Programs: Supported Employment
Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age and have a Bachelors’ Degree or High School diploma/GED and two years’ experience working with persons with developmental disabilities; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain relationships with consumers, employers and members of other organizations.
Description: Assist consumers to obtain and maintain competitive employment in a respectful and safe manner.
- Successfully complete the Supported Employment Specialist Training(s) or equivalent DDD pre-service training; Arc Orientation; CPR and First Aid; Preventing Abuse and Neglect; Medication; Medication Administration; Behavior Modification; and any other training required by the supervisor, within 120 days of date of hire
- Assess each person with developmental disabilities assigned, to clearly identify the goals and abilities of the individual, complete task analysis, coordinate job training with employers, etc.
- Assist residential staff with coordinating transportation to and from the job or to provide travel training to assist the person to get to his/her job independently
- Acquire and maintain a working knowledge of disability laws, Social Security regulations, work incentive guidelines available to individuals with disabilities and their employers
- Maintain a professional liaison and communication with families, residential staff, employers, community members, etc.
- Participate in the IHP process and attend IDT meetings as a member of the individual’s interdisciplinary team
- Initiate and maintain contacts with perspective employers
- Work with employers to restructure jobs to match the goals and abilities of individuals with developmental disabilities
- Conduct job site job and task analysis and identify modifications and accommodations appropriate for individuals with disabilities
Send cover letter, resume and completed application to Human Resources
The Arc of Atlantic County
6550 Delilah Road, Suite 101
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org