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Supported Employment Job Developer II

Supported Employment Job Developer II

Job ID 
2018-5285
# of Openings Remaining 
1
Job Location 
Central San Diego County
Posted Date 
2/20/2018
Starting Wage 
USD $18.00/Hr.
Salary Range 
..
Job Status 
Regular Full-Time

More information about this job

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides job search and post placement retention services to Employment Services program participants and executes related administrative tasks under the direction of the Supported Programs (SP) Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions Statements:

 

  1. Has thorough understanding of billing processes (where applicable) to ensure programs  are maximizing billing. Thorough understanding of any outside resources including related referring or support agencies, related informational websites and accuracy of any program information on those websites, and related benefits assistance agencies where applicable).
  2. Supervision of any assigned Job developer I or Case Managers including progressive discipline, evaluations, and training. Also ensures overall quality of program services, consistency in achieving program goals, and timeliness of services of all supervised personnel.
  3. Assists supervised staff and employers (where allowed) in appropriate participant crisis prevention intervention and problem solving techniques.
  4. Consistently exceeds placement and/or retention targets as set by the SP Manager.
  5. As directed by the SP Manager, responsible for assisting the department and/or organization implement and promote continuous improvement systems that result in maximizing productivity and revenue, eliminating waste, and ensuring quality services to all program customers (participants, collaborating agencies, funders, etc). Ensures all supervised staff do so as well.
  6. As directed by the SP Manager, performs higher level networking by joining committees in the community related to program services and notifies the SP Manager of any possible funding opportunities that might supplement current program efforts.
  7. Provides job development to companies and organizations resulting Employment Services participants obtaining long term competitive employment.
  8. Recruits participants for Customized Programs as designated by the SP Manager.  Responsible for prescreening, intake, program orientation, job search and job retention related counseling, all aspects of case management (including thorough and accurate database use to record participant efforts), placement documentation, and addressing participant and employer needs (where allowable) after placement to ensure retention.
  9. Must meet intake, placement, and retention goals (3 mos, 6 mos, 9 mos, and 1 year or more) as set by the SP Manager
  10. Sets up interviews, and/or accompanies participants (as needed) to job interviews. Ensures participants are referred to and utilize wrap around services to overcome any barriers to employment.
  11. Maintains strong client relationships to ensure completion of job seeker assignments, timely submission of paystubs, and post placement communication.
  12. Attends internal and external program related educational job development meetings. Develops and maintains strong relationships with community agencies/organizations and potential employers that enhance the ability of program participants to get jobs, and makes presentations to explain and promote Employment Services programs.
  13. Monitors participant activity to ensure quality learning, and completion of program and work assignments, and quality outcomes.  Ensures client files are complete according to both program and CARF requirements.
  14. Acts as a role model and mentor to program participants by exhibiting professionalism at all times in regards to respectful communication (oral and written) and interactions, job search and retention counseling, keeping scheduled appointments, following through with any agreements with participants, and holding clients accountable to program participation requirements.
  15. Promotes and demonstrates cooperation and teamwork. Assists and shares knowledge and information with other employees as needed or directed by the SP Manager. Works to implement strategies developed by the SP Manager in order to meet department goals.
  16. Performs other duties as required while maintaining performance measures as directed by the SP Manager.

Qualifications

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

 

Education: GED or High School education required; AA degree, Certification in related field or combination of education and experience in related field equally 2 year degree required; BA or BS preferred.

 

Experience: Three years of experience in related field including at least one year as a job developer. Some supervisory experience preferred. Must complete GISD SMART goal training within 90 days of hire.

 

Computer Skills: MS Office Suite. Strong E-mail communication skills. Strong file management or case management skills. Must have ability to learn client tracking software, ETO database.

 

Certificates & Licenses:  Must be able to pass all required criminal background checks and become First Aid & CPR certified. Must have a valid CA driver’s license and current insurance, and be able to pass Goodwill’s insurance company requirements for driving on company time. Drivers with own vehicles required. 

 

Other Requirements: Works under the supervision of and receives work direction from the CS/BD Manager as required. Must understand and be able to work with collaborating agencies and funders.

 

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, may include some weekends.