The Arc Of Steuben
  • 24-Sep-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Steuben Employment Services
  • Bath, NY, USA
  • 11.35
  • Hourly
  • Full Time Temporary

Are you interested in working with individuals that have intellectual and developmental disabilities? Are you honest, hardworking, energetic, and creative? At the Arc of Steuben you can help individuals improve and enhance the quality of their lives through support and advocacy.

 

The Arc of Steuben is committed to a person-centered approach to providing services to the people we support. This philosophy also applies to the people who work for our agency. We're as committed to your success as we are to the success of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

We work to provide quality education, leadership, teamwork and career development in a positive, fun and healthy environment. That's part of the reason we were named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resources Management and Best Companies Group.

 

SCHEDULE: Evening hours 2:00 10:00 and daytime hours 8:00 a.m. 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Hours may vary; must be available to work some evenings, nights, and/or weekends as needed.

 

JOB SUMMARY: The Employment Specialist II is responsible for assisting referred individuals to obtain and maintain employment. Duties include intake, assessment, skills training, job development and job coaching.  

 

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support individuals utilizing person-centered employment service models to help them to determine their career goals and to ensure their work is completed satisfactorily, meeting employer expectations.
  • Promote self-advocacy, self-determination, inclusion, satisfaction with services/outcomes, and informed choice; act as an advocate for individuals.
  • Work cooperatively and in coordination with all associates, authorizing and outside agencies, community partners, consumers, and family/circle of support to facilitate meeting the person we supports goals and objectives.
  • Assumes lead role in establishing and maintaining liaisons with community based employers, businesses, and industry to promote and maintain integrated community employment for people with disabilities.
  • Build relationships and work with diverse groups from various agencies such as Department of Mental Health, Department of Probation, ACCES-VR, and OPWDD.
  • Comply with documentation requirements of the program, and comply with agency HIPAA and Corporate Compliance standards.
  • Maintain regular communication with supervisor, return calls and emails in a timely manner, and notify supervisor immediately of significant events.
  • Represent the Arc of Steuben in a professional manner to businesses we serve and to potential customers.
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

                                               

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • One year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities required.
  • Certification in First Aid, CPR, and Positive Approaches within orientation period.
  • Completion of 24 hours OPWDD Innovations Training within first year.
  • Valid NYS driver's license and driving record acceptable to the agency's insurance carrier.

 

 

BENEFITS:

                                               

  • Paid Time Off Vacation, Holiday, Bereavement
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Account
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program, Discount Programs & Recognition Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Comprehensive Paid Training & More!
  • Working for a non-profit agency may qualify you for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program through the Federal Government

 

HOW TO APPLY:                  Please apply through our Website: http://arcofsteuben.org

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