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Employment Specialist DMH Services

Posted: 09/02/2022

Job One DMH Services provides customized employment services to individuals with disabilities.

We are seeking an Employment Specialist who will tailor job-placement services based on a person’s unique abilities, skills and career interest.  Experience in sales, marketing, and the ability develop positive relationships with employers and vendors required. Working with students and adults with disabilities is a plus. The candidate must meet established monthly goals to provide positive employment outcomes for clients. 

You must be flexible with time and willing to travel on company business in personal or company vehicle. Must respect the rights and dignity of people with disabilities and willingness to advocate on their behalf.

Other requirement include:

Bachelor’s degree (Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management.)

Affirmative drug and alcohol screening.

Affirmative criminal/abuse background check.

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to the Director of Recruiting & Staffing at khankins@jobonekc.org

Job Details:

POSITION SUMMARY 

The Employment Specialist tailors job-placement services based on a person’s unique abilities, skills, and career interests. The Employment Specialist conducts Discovery and Exploration activities and on-site job training and job-retention supports and services for our clients to provide customized employment services. Participate in the development of vocational interest; provide one-on-one training for supported individuals on his/her competitive job; maintains accurate and timely documentation of client progress with clear communication to immediate supervisor; to assure training effectiveness; responsiveness, performance, quality and customer satisfaction. The Employment Specialist will have skill in work site analysis including the ability to identify opportunities for job restructuring and other techniques to accommodate the needs of a person with a disability. They will also have experience and skill in sales and marketing with the goal of developing positive relationships with employers to create a positive impression of supported employment in the community.  

 

EDUCATION 

Bachelor’s degree required; Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, Nonprofit Management.  Experience may substitute for degree. 

 

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