Community & Employment Specialist-Adult Autism

Devereux Wayne , PA 19080

Posted 2 months ago

Description

Are you interested in a position that allows you to mentor, coach and direct young adults with Autism to improve their social and vocational skills/opportunities? Do you enjoy networking with the community and are able to find resources?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being an Employment Integration Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

  • Specialized training in Applied Behavior Analysis, Functional Behavioral Assessments and Supervisory Excellence

  • Leadership and Professional Development Opportunities

  • Opportunity to work with a number of external stakeholders and adult service providers

  • A great mix of community based and office/administrative based work settings

  • Work with a team of Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Licensed Psychologist and Social Workers.

Devereux's Community Adult Autism Partnership program provides social and vocational programs/services for young adults diagnosed with Autism (21+ years) who have aged out of the educational system. Office location is in Wayne, PA however, the position is community based and out in the field. The hours are M-F day shift but does require some flexibility based on activities, events and your case load.

The positoin is responsible to coordinate and facilitate access to clients in the Community Adult Autism Partnership Program (CAAPP) and Community supported Employment Program (CSE). Ensures that authorizations for services are obtained and revised. Establishes and maintains community-based sites to be utilized as vocational opportunities for assigned individuals. Provides job assessment, career development, skill training and individualized support in obtaining, maintaining and enhancing community-based employment and social activities/participation.Monitors service delivery, utilization and team cohesiveness and evaluates and uses data to support the continuing need for services.

Keywords: vocational rehabilitiation, OVR, job coach, work trainer, case management, social work, BSW

Qualifications

Education : Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Social Science, Vocational/Rehabilitation Education, Psychology, Education or related field required.

Experience : Two years' experience working with adolescents and/or adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Experience with ABA instructional methods, case management and/or counseling experience preferred.

Excellent communication skills and problem solving skills required. Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service. Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing demands of the position, customer needs, and the organization.

Proficient computer skills and mastery in Microsoft Office applications. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license and be at least 21 years of age.

Posted Date 1 day ago (9/3/2021 1:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-19823

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time



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