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Community Resource Trainer (CRT) Employment Specialist / Part-Time 

Category Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Services  
Description

WHO WE ARE:

Together We Achieve Better Days: Easter Seals UCP creates opportunities, promotes individual choice, and changes the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. We are Accountable, Committed, and Caring. These three words guide everything we do.

Our Employment Services Program has an immediate Part-Time opportunity for a Community Resource Trainer (CRT) to join their team in Greensboro.  Position Hours - Monday/Tuesday 8:30 AM-12:30 PM  & Friday 8:30 AM-11:30 AM  If you’re looking for a rewarding, challenging position with a sustainable organization, we’d love to explore this opportunity with you.  

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

The Community Resource Trainer (CRT) performs as an integral part of the management team working with adults with disabilities. This position can be full time, part-time or periodic with primary duties to include providing direct care service and supports to individuals with disabilities in community-based employment. The CRT will provide services and supports based on the need of the individual as designated in their service plan and funded by Innovations and/or LTVS. The CRT will act as the primary contact with the employer and will complete monthly satisfaction surveys with the employer and individual.

  • Provides follow-along services for individuals that have completed an intensive training phase of job coaching.
  • Develops and implements quarterly reviews on Individual Service Plans for each individual assigned.
  • Provides a minimum of two job site visits to employers of individuals each month.
  • Conducts employer and individual satisfaction surveys every month for all employed individuals assigned.
  • Maintains case records as required by licensing and funding standards for NC MR/DD/SAS, Medicaid, etc. Documentation must be entered into the electronic medical record system within 24 hours of service delivery.
  • Provides training and counseling interventions as needed to assist individuals to maintain community-based employment.
  • Facilitates social interaction with coworkers of individuals being supported and provides reinforcement as learning is demonstrated.
  • Assists with the personal care needs of the individuals being supported such as toileting, dressing, eating, etc. as needed.
  • Coordinates communication with parents/guardians, care coordinators, and other agencies serving the individuals being supported.
  • Maintains good work habits regarding attendance, punctuality, appearance, and effective working relationships with co-workers, employers, and individuals being supported.
  • Provides daily training interaction with individuals being supported according to their service plan and assigned work tasks.
  • Responds to the safety needs of the individuals being supported (i.e. choking, positioning, etc.)
  • Keeps the Team Leader informed on all issues of importance.
  • Attend appropriate work-related workshops, in-service training, and conferences.
  • Complete required training within prescribed timeframes.
  • Follows all ESUCP Policies and Procedures, including Universal Precautions practices.
  • Demonstrates Easter Seals valued behaviors of Accountability, Commitment, and Caring as appropriate to the position.
  • Performs related duties as requested.
 
Position Requirements

YOU’RE A GREAT MATCH FOR OUR TEAM IF YOU HAVE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent appropriately accredited by the appropriate state department of education
  • A minimum of two (2) years of 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, good driving record, and be insurable is required.
  • Must have reliable transportation that will allow movement throughout the program delivery area.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Position Community Resource Trainer (CRT)  
Division Employment  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Employment Greensboro  
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, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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