Vocational Counselor/Job Coach (FT)- EVENINGS

PAMCO Care - Leesburg, VA2.8

Full-time$15 - $16 an hour
SkillsBenefits

Put your skills and passions to work helping individuals with disabilities achieve employment. This is not an office job. Exact hours will depend on your clients' work hours and vocational needs. You must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, ability to be flexible and multi-task.

Job Description: Provide supported employment to persons with disabilities in the Loudon County area. This position requires a self-starter with computer and time management skills, who can work a flexible schedule. This is NOT a 9-5, Monday through Friday job. Good driving record and documentation of adequate insurance required.

Requirements: Specific job duties include:

  • Assess client skills and abilities and requirements of specific employment situations for the purpose of job/client matching;
  • Write Individual Service Plans (ISP), for each client outlining all goals, objectives, and methods of evaluating goal attainment;
  • Maintain required documentation on each client;
  • Prepare written reports in the appropriate format for the referral source on a monthly, quarterly, or as-needed basis;
  • Communicate with employers at local businesses to develop employment opportunities for specific clients with severe/most severe disabilities;
  • Assist clients with application and interview process and coordinate arrangements for job placement;
  • Train and counsel clients, in competitive employment, using systematic instructional techniques, compensatory strategies, job adaptation/modification and positive behavioral support techniques;
  • Monitor and evaluate client work performance by collecting skill acquisition and production data and obtaining feedback from client, employer, and coworkers, providing additional training or intervention as needed;
  • Provide on-going assessment and follow-along services as needed and authorized;
  • Prepare written materials for clients, employers, and counselors;
  • Communicate with referral sources and other service providers on an on-going basis in a holistic approach to providing long-term service to persons with severe/most severe disabilities, including the need for (and use of) authorized hours in advance;
  • Perform intake assessments;
  • Provide job site consultations and backup support as needed;
  • Advocate the employment of persons with disabilities
  • Participate in the process of achieving and maintaining CARF accreditation;
  • Communicate effectively with clients and staff verbally and in written form;
  • Manage time effectively and have availability to work various hours of the day and night;
  • Complete paperwork in a timely manner;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits for full-time employees:

Dental/vision/health insurance

Holidays

Sick Leave

Vacation

Mileage reimbursement

AFLAC

An Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour

Location:

  • Leesburg, VA (Preferred)