Supported Employment Specialist

A comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland, is seeking a Full-time Supported Employment Specialist to join its team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide long term, on-going career counseling, job development and on-the-job coaching services to a caseload of clients with developmental disabilities in accordance with State regulations
  • Coordinate services with other service providers, both internally and externally on a regular basis

Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in serving persons with disabilities
  • High degree of professionalism and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Familiarity with and/or sensitivity to Jewish identity
  • Knowledge of current trends in career coaching, resume, and job search strategies
  • Experience with community- based programming and activities to increase independence
  • Knowledge of and use of electronic record and virtual platforms
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Must have at least 2 years of related job experience
  • DDA required training’s including CPR, First Aid and OSHA are a plus
  • Experience in working with individuals with special needs
  • A working knowledge of basic computer skills
  • Must have reliable transportation and current car insurance

Pay:  DOE

Benefits: Benefit package included.

Schedule:  Full-time

Zip code: 21215

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