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Employment Specialist  

Category Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Services  
Description

Our Employment Program has an immediate opportunity for an Employment Specialist to join their team in Charlotte, NC. This is a part time position (M, W, F 9:30am-1:30pm).

  • Accompany Individual being supported at their community based employment site to provide on-the-job training.
  • Assist individual in mastering skills and meeting production standards.
  • Facilitate social interaction with coworkers and provide reinforcement as learning is demonstrated.
  • Maintain case records as required by licensing and funding bodies’ standards and regulations.
  • Coordinate communication with parents, case manager and other agencies serving the individual being supported.
  • Maintain good work habits regarding attendance, punctuality, appearance and effective working relationships with co-workers. LME staff, employer, parents and individual being supported.
  • Assume other duties as assigned by supervisor.
 
Position Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent appropriately accredited by the appropriate state department of education.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working with adults with disabilities is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the labor market and community services agencies as well as skills in writing task analysis, systemic job training, counseling, advocacy and supported employment are preferred.
  • A valid North Carolina driver’s license, clean driving record and insurability is required.
  • Must have reliable transportation that will allow movement throughout the program delivery area.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Employment Specialist - Job Coach  
Division Employment  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Employment Charlotte  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

HoursPerWk None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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