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Supported Employment Counselor

Presencial
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de New York, NY
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Publicado hace 18 días

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Nivel de Experiencia
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Salario
USD $40.900 - $43.100 / año

Descripción

Job Path supports autistic people and people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart their own journeys. Whether it’s finding a job, making a contribution in a volunteer role, establishing a home, or being part of the community, the goal is to assist the person to lead a full and active life.

Job Path’s Supported Employment program is integral in ensuring the long term success of people on the job. 

Job Path is seeking an energetic, responsible, and creative person to manage a caseload of people who are currently employed. The Employment Counselor is responsible for ensuring that the people they support are able to maintain and grow in their jobs and careers. Employment Counselors must be proactive, seeking out ways for a person to grow on the job and by identifying issues before they jeopardize a person’s employment.

Employment Counselors must be reliable and punctual; in order for the people we support to be successful in their jobs.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following tasks:

  • Provide ongoing support to a caseload of ten to fifteen people in our employment program
  • Developing strategies for participants to build on their work skills to be able to complete tasks as independently as possible  
  • Help people work through issues that may arise on the job by using creative problem solving
  • Encourage participants to learn new skills to grow at their jobs
  • Develop positive relationships with participants’ coworkers, supervisors and managers
  • Work with employers to guarantee their satisfaction with Job Path services
  • Assist people to grow in their careers, which may include but is not limited to assistance with skill building, advocacy and job development 
  • Serve as an active team member by attending team meetings, trainings, contributing new ideas and maintaining ongoing communications with supervisor(s)
  • Ongoing communication with families 
  • Communication with network for support - including Care Managers and other people involved in the lives of people receiving services  
  • Be flexible and available to provide support to participants as needed. Occasionally, one may need to be available to provide support on weekends or outside of the standard work day, depending on the work schedule of the people we support. .
  • Provide training and guidance to Direct Support Professionals who are supporting people on your caseload

Documentation and Billing

  • Complete a daily hours chart to document all services provided 
  • Submit detailed case notes for all billable services on a daily basis into the electronic record keeping system
  • Complete a monthly summary that details services provided and progress for each person on a caseload 
  • Attend and provide feedback at Life Plan meetings twice a year for each person we support, creating and submitting Staff Action Plan

Location:  This position requires two days of presence in Job Path’s midtown Manhattan office and travel around the city to develop employment and support people on the job. Hybrid remote option is available on non-office/support days.

Qualifications: BA degree preferred or a combination of high school diploma or equivalency and related experience. Experience supporting people with developmental disabilities a plus.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with administrative work and record keeping
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both externally and internally with team members
  • Ability to actively listen and collaborate
  • Computer literacy (Google Workspace, Spreadsheets, Web-based case notes)
  • Demonstrate competency in written, verbal and computational skills to document records in accordance with program and OPWDD mandates
  • Excellent networking skills


Salary: Annual salary of $40,900-$43,100 depending on education and experience, Eligible for overtime

Benefits: 

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy


To Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to via our jobs board. Please note that we place special emphasis on the content in the cover letter:               

Or, send via fax to 212-921-5342 or mail to:

Job Path 

Attn: Aimee Althoff

256 West 38th Street 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10018


*Please note: Only applicants we feel meet requirements of the position will be contacted for an interview. No calls please. 


**Job Path is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on races, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, employment, or citizenship status.**

Whistleblower policy: https://www.jobpathnyc.org/code-of-conduct/#whistleblower

Job Path supports autistic people and people with developmental disabilities as they make choices about their lives and play valued roles in their communities. Job Path encourages people to explore what they want out of life and to chart…

Compensación

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans
  • 403b retirement plan with 5% employer match after two years of employment
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Policy
  • Work/Life Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pre-tax commuter and medical plans…

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New York, NY, USA

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