Doe/Vr Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor : 48004783

Doe/Vr Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor : 48004783
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Doe/Vr Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor : 48004783

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Requisition No:132561 Agency: Department of Education Working Title: DOE/VR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR :

Position Number:

Salary: 2,575.19 Per Month

Posting Closing Date: 03/23/2020

DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
LOCATION: SARASOTA
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR
Position Number:
Minimum Hiring Salary: 2,575.19 Monthly

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The salary may be negotiable dependent upon years of experience, education level and available salary rate.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) is a federal:state program that helps people who have physical or mental disabilities get or keep a job. VR is committed to helping people with disabilities find meaningful careers. Our Mission is to help people with disabilities find and maintain employment and enhance their independence. Our Vision is to become the first place people with disabilities turn when seeking employment and a top resource for employers in need of qualified employees.

This Advertisement may be used to fill current and future vacancies for up to 6 months.

This position works in Sarasota as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance on vocational rehabilitation issues to internal and external customers, and developing resources and implementing special projects to expedite and expand services on an Area wide basis. This position is also responsible for providing independent, professional vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with diverse disabilities with the provision and coordination of complex services in order that they may attain or maintain employment. The incumbent of this position will access client information, maintain case records, produce correspondence, and perform other automated functions within the scope of the positions responsibilities.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

This position is responsible for providing professional vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with a diversity of disabilities in order that they may attain employment and for providing and coordinating services. The incumbent of this position will access client information, maintain case records, produce correspondence, and perform other automated functions within the scope of the positions responsibilities.

Assesses medical, psychological, and vocational information to determine eligibility for services. Develops, with full participation of the customer with a disability, an Individualized Plan For Employment to determine employment outcomes.

Conducts in:depth interviews of individuals with disabilities requiring rehabilitation strategies to determine eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services and the feasibility for achieving an employment outcome.

Provides professional vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with a diversity of disabilities in order that they may attain appropriate employment outcomes. Provides information to assist individuals with disabilities in making informed choices regarding services, service providers, and employment outcomes. Authorizes, coordinates and/or negotiates services leading to successful employment outcomes. Negotiates with individuals with disabilities regarding plan development.

Develops and utilizes job placement opportunities to assist eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain appropriate employment. Develops employer contacts and serves as liaison with employers. Provides selective job development and placement. Collaborates with team members in placement activities. Utilizes the resources of community rehabilitation providers in securing appropriate job placement for eligible individuals with disabilities.

Manages resources to ensure financial accountability according to state and federal regulations.

Collaborates with community partners to assure appropriate use of available resources.

Participates in training experiences desi


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