Job Description

Job Details
Experienced
Employment - Nampa - , ID
Full-Time/Part-Time
High School
$15.00 - $16.00 Hourly
Days
Health & Human Services

THE COMPANY

Since 1987, RISE has provided practical, professional, and personal growth opportunities for children, adults, and their families. With our innovative approach, we are dedicated to transforming the lives of the individuals and families we serve through the delivery of person-centered services.
 

Our services have expanded from moving individuals living in institutions to family settings into supporting adults and children with highly diverse support needs in a wide variety of homes and community-based settings.

THE POSITION

The Employment Specialist provides a variety of employment services. Including but not limited to, job seeking, job retention skill building, resume writing, site development and job placement, community based work adjustment, job coaching and job shadowing.

POSITION EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age according to State Rules and Regulations or have two-year employment services or disability-related paid field experience
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Previous employment services, human service experience and/or sales and marketing experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and interdependently
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office products, Google, Gmail and can type
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Good public relations and social skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle flexible scheduling
  • People and detail oriented
  • Ability to work in many different environments and with people from varied backgrounds
  • Upholds professional/industry ethics
  • Must be able to pass a background check through The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
  • Maintains current First Aid/CPR within 6 months of hire
  • Maintains current liability insurance on vehicle
  • Attends required staff and supervisor meetings

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Be able to work together with Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors in gaining employment for clients. Work in the Community with businesses to bridge the link between clients and potential employers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Must make successful employment outcomes (placements) for clients
  • Must maintain referral base to support the caseload desired (18 hour direct billable minimum (exception Emmett/Burley ES))
  • Required to attend all meetings, huddles, training's, and work duties as scheduled
  • Must establish and maintain positive relationships with all clients, agencies, co-workers, employers, and supervisors
  • Must have quality and accuracy with all paperwork
  • Provides weekly communication contacts regarding service progress to all clients, counselors, and supervisors (on occasion to parents, TSCs or others as deemed appropriate.)
  • Follows through with all service provision and instructions made by supervisors or referring agencies
  • Maintains a positive, professional attitude in all work relations with appropriate communication/appearance
  • Coaches interviewing skills
  • Sets and implements behavioral objectives/goals on the jobsite with clients
  • Maintains healthy relationships/boundaries with internal and external customers
  • Assures efficient training to meet current industry standards
  • Must enter daily work in DCI includes time with clients and notes, mileage, within 24 hours of service
  • Reports in a timely, accurate manner and in a professional format as required and emails as an attachment to your supervisor by the 2nd of each month (exception, CBWE reports due within 1 week of service completion.)
  • Completes 40 hours of training in first year then 20 hours per year
  • Develops appropriate work sites in the community as specified by the VR counselor or supervisor (gets people jobs)
  • Supports people in the maintenance of their jobs throughout the VR process and during any CSE transition phase. May be required to provide ongoing CSE support as needed
  • Will be available on an on-call basis
  • Maintain a total overall billable percentage of 90% and meets placement goals as determined by the Supervisor
  • Must be willing to be flexible in work assignments
  • Maintains timely and accurate authorizations and billing procedures and requesting authorizations by following RISE Services protocol
  • Responsible for obtaining referrals independently and maintaining positive working relationships with Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (3 face to face contacts per month)
  • Provides training for any new hire as determined by your supervisor (it is expected that you will take the new employee out with you to observe transactions as needed)
  • (Once issued) Will utilize laptops, Google Docs, DCI, Google Calendar, Google Drive and other technology as directed by your supervisor.
  • Will work out of the office unless working in the community
  • Completes other duties as assigned

BENEFITS

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Vacation/Sick
  • Premium Holiday Pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • AFLAC (Accident, critical illness etc.)
  • HSA/FSA
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • EAP
  • Mileage Reimbursement

 

To learn more information about Rise Idaho visit our website at riseservicesincid.org

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below:

(a) Dedicated fax 866-268-8885

(b) Dedicated email hrdept@riseservicesinc.org DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

(c) US mail - 4554 E Inverness Ave Mesa, AZ 85206- Attn Human Resources

(d) Dedicated phone 1-866-242-2714 Option 1 (Employment Opportunities) DISABILITY ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY

RISE is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We embrace diversity in all its form. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Application Instructions

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