Saint Paul

Job Title:
Employment Specialist

While working in a fast paced and independent setting, provide assessments, job development, and support individuals with disabilities in integrated community employment. Assist in the process of career planning, discovery and developing jobs (customized employment) that meet the needs of individuals and employers. Serve as a consultant to employers in the areas of training, support, and job customization. Establish effective business relationships with employers and co-workers, family members, funding agencies and residential personnel. Facilitate transportation and provide ongoing consulting and job supports. Meet established team and company goals, while following 245D statute and licensing requirements. Must believe in and promote the mission, vision, beliefs or Accord.

Maintain caseload of up to 25 adults with developmental disabilities and related conditions (all ages).Attend all planning meetings for individuals on assigned caseload and as directed. This includes acting as Accord's representative for employment services.Providing on-going support at individual's employment location.Conduct detailed job and task analyses including typical instructional and training methods and determine materials, supplies and tools needed.Serve as an advocate for persons served by communicating directly with their employers.

Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field. If you hold a Social Work degree, we expect you to be currently licensed as a Social Worker as required by the Minnesota Board of Social Work.


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