REHAB ASSISTANT

State of Tennessee - Rutherford County, TN (30+ days ago)3.8


LOCATION OF (1) POSITION TO BE FILLED: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION, RUTHERFORD COUNTY

Education and Experience: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school AND experience equivalent to three years of full-time experience in teaching, teaching assistance, training, manufacturing or production control work, or in providing services to handicapped clients.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.

Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional college coursework in education, a social or behavioral science, business management, production management, or other related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Other Requirements:
Necessary Special Qualifications: Applicants for this class must possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license at the time of appointment in some positions.

Examination Method: Education and Experience,100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview:
Summary: Under general supervision, performs sub-professional rehabilitation assistance work of average difficulty in providing basic support to occupational programs; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Features: An employee in this class is responsible for assisting professional counselors with teaching occupational skills to clients. An employee in this class is supervised by a professional staff member. This class differs from that of Counseling Assistant in that an incumbent of the latter teaches basic living skills.

Competencies (KSA's):Competencies:
Dealing with Ambiguity
Decision Quality
Problem Solving
Directing Others
Organizing
Planning
Time Management
Conflict Management
Written Communications
Customer Focus
Integrity and Trust
Listening
Patience

Knowledge:
Clerical
Customer and Personal Service
Basic Mathematics
Production and Processing

Skills:
Active Learning
Active Listening
Complex Problem Solving
Critical Thinking
Instructing
Judgment and Decision Making
Learning Strategies
Management of Material Resources
Monitoring
Operation and Control
Operation Monitoring
Reading Comprehension
Service Orientation
Speaking
Time management
Troubleshooting
Writing

Abilities:
Deductive Reasoning
Inductive Reasoning
Information Ordering
Oral Comprehension
Oral Expression
Problem Sensitivity
Time Sharing
Visualization
Written Comprehension
Written Expression