The Intake Employment Specialist will provide Intake screenings, assessment and direct training support to consumers with developmental disabilities in a “supported employment” setting modeled to facilitate transition to competitive employment with the highest probability for employment retention. They will be involved in activities associated with coordination of services related to the employment model. Will also assist Program Director with special projects. This role will conduct community outreach to ensure steady referrals; assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including the collection and compilation of information pertinent to same; review individuals’ records for timeliness and completion of all required documentation as per regulatory and contractual requirements; and maintain a caseload. An Associate’s degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in counseling, psychology, social work, or in a related human service field with adequate emphasis on counseling. Minimum one (1) year of experience in human services as a counselor/supervisor. One must possess demonstrated ability in delivering vocational and employment related services including problem solving techniques; demonstrates organizational skills as per schedules, caseload assignments, and program planning; demonstrate familiarity with regulatory entities and agency guidelines; and experience providing person-centered services to OPWDD consumers. Must be computer-literate and must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
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