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Employment Specialist 1 

Post Internal Days 3  
Description

Essential Functions:

  • Actively works to ensure full case loads including developing and maintaining relationships with referring personnel and seeking new ways to get new clients.

  • Establishes contact with applicant/customer through walk-ins and referrals.

  • Assesses the general capabilities and service needs of the applicant/customer by conducting an intake interview as well as by securing and reviewing appropriate referral documentation including but not limited to diagnostic reports medical documentation, and/or formal assessment data.

  • Initiates case file on applicant/customer (both electronic and paper files).

  • Maintains contact through telephone calls/ and/or office visits (at least bi-weekly while job searching)

  • Refers applicants for delivery of services from outside agencies needed.

  • Reviews and/or modifies plans as appropriate, at least on a monthly basis, until case closure.

  • Provides on-going supportive services that may include group counseling, services follow-up

  • Confers with other professionals involved in service delivery when appropriate.

  • Maintains various records and prepares reports including but not limited to case notes, progress reports, on each customer, as well as the file closure summary.

  • Be fully prepared for weekly meetings where client and Job information will be shared.

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Provides job-seeking skills training to participants.

  • Follows-up on each placed participant for at least 6 months and intervene as necessary. Follows up at least at the following intervals: 1st day, 2 weeks, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days, 120 days, 150 days, 180 days.

  • Reviews any case open for more than 3 months that has not been placed to assure proper treatment planning and intervention.

  • Utilizes appropriate judgment in the determination of those referred to Transitional Work Experience

  • Performs written assessments, including VDARE, as needed.

  • Documents all client contact.

  • Knows the terms of any funding related to the Career Training Department and follow the methods described to achieve these terms.

  • Maintains communication and demonstrates the ability to cooperate with coworkers and supervisors.

  • Shows initiative in gaining new skills and improving weak areas.

  • Demonstrates creativity finding new and better ways of doing things and proposes ideas.

  • Provides feedback as requested on processes and programs.

  • Consistently meets deadlines.

  • Assures that corrective action is taken on all reviewed cases.

  • Interacts and coordinates with representatives of external agencies and organizations on behalf of the person served and to maximize level and timeliness of appropriate referrals, supports, customer service and reporting.

  • In partnership with the person served, develops Individual Plans and service provision, on-going assessment, and continuous plan refinement.

  • Promotes participation of the person served in all aspects of the service design and delivery by utilizing customer satisfaction data and continuous plan refinement.

  • Actively works to ensure full case loads including developing and maintaining relationships with referring personnel and seeking new ways to get new clients.

  • Establishes contact with applicant/customer through walk-ins and referrals.

  • Assesses the general capabilities and service needs of the applicant/customer by conducting an intake interview as well as by securing and reviewing appropriate referral documentation including but not limited to diagnostic reports medical documentation, and/or formal assessment data.

  • Initiates case file on applicant/customer (both electronic and paper files).

  • Maintains contact through telephone calls/ and/or office visits (at least bi-weekly while job searching)

  • Refers applicants for delivery of services from outside agencies needed.

  • Reviews and/or modifies plans as appropriate, at least on a monthly basis, until case closure.

  • Provides on-going supportive services that may include group counseling, services follow-up

  • Confers with other professionals involved in service delivery when appropriate.

  • Maintains various records and prepares reports including but not limited to case notes, progress reports, on each customer, as well as the file closure summary.

  • Be fully prepared for weekly meetings where client and Job information will be shared.

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Provides job-seeking skills training to participants.

  • Follows-up on each placed participant for at least 6 months and intervene as necessary. Follows up at least at the following intervals: 1st day, 2 weeks, 30 days, 60 days, 90 days, 120 days, 150 days, 180 days.

  • Reviews any case open for more than 3 months that has not been placed to assure proper treatment planning and intervention.

  • Utilizes appropriate judgment in the determination of those referred to Transitional Work Experience

  • Performs written assessments, including VDARE, as needed.

  • Documents all client contact.

  • Knows the terms of any funding related to the Career Training Department and follow the methods described to achieve these terms.

  • Maintains communication and demonstrates the ability to cooperate with coworkers and supervisors.

  • Shows initiative in gaining new skills and improving weak areas.

  • Demonstrates creativity finding new and better ways of doing things and proposes ideas.

  • Provides feedback as requested on processes and programs.

  • Consistently meets deadlines.

  • Assures that corrective action is taken on all reviewed cases.

  • Interacts and coordinates with representatives of external agencies and organizations on behalf of the person served and to maximize level and timeliness of appropriate referrals, supports, customer service and reporting.

  • In partnership with the person served, develops Individual Plans and service provision, on-going assessment, and continuous plan refinement.

  • Maintain an acceptable attendance and punctuality record.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle. Or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 
Position Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must be able to demonstrate good judgment;

  • Computer literate – experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook);

  • Good work ethic;

  • Able to work with minimal supervision;

  • Able to follow instructions and comply with policies and procedures;

  • Able to maintain good relationships with co-workers;

  • Must have dependable transportation;

  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Tags - to enhance sourcing  
Rate of Pay $  
Position Employment Specialist 1  
Close Date 3/28/2023  
Number of Openings 1  
Hiring Manager(s) Eneydi Rivera  
Open Date 3/17/2023  
Location Tallahassee CTC-114  
About the Organization Welcome! Thank you for showing interest in Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. When you pursue a career with Goodwill, you're a part of a social enterprise that has served the community since 1965. We are a unique company with a mission to provide job training, education and employment. We focus on being the leader in employing a diverse workforce that includes individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment.



We are pleased you are considering Goodwill as an employer of choice. If you'd like to learn more about us, feel free to browse our website for more information - www.goodwillbigbend.org.



Sincerely,



Fred G. Shelfer, Jr., CEO  
EOE Statement Goodwill Industries-Big Bend Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed servicemember status.

If hired, I understand my employment is at-will as permitted under applicable state law. I understand this means that either the company or I may terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without notice or cause.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://GoodwillIndustriesBigBendInc.appone.com



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