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Sertoma Centre, Inc.

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Post Date: Oct 29, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - Illinois - Alsip
Job Reference: 2019-CORP-079
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Description
This position is responsible for providing education, training and support, both on and off the job site to individuals enrolled in Employment Services. Services are provided using the least intrusive systematic task instruction in integrated employment environments while networking with the family and employer to promote the development of natural supports. This position also provides education to employers and others directly involved with the individual regarding relevant issues (accommodations, disability awareness, etc.).
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
•       Provide on-site job training to individuals as required to assure job retention and successful job placement.
•        Monitor progress, record data, and complete reports in a timely manner.
•        Function as part of the interdisciplinary team providing input on performance with recommendations to the Service Coordinator and/or at IPE or ISP meetings.
•        Conduct job site analyses on a periodic basis to ensure the individual’s success. Identify and implement job modifications and accommodations, when necessary, to promote the success of the individual and job retention.
•        Provide training on employer personnel policies and specific job skills through the least intrusive system possible.
•        Communicate effectively and with the utmost professionalism with the individual, employers, co-workers, family and the community to facilitate on-the-job and situational adjustments.
•        Coordinate and provide, as needed, travel training to and from the worksite.
•        Self-transport to multiple job site locations on a daily basis to provide services.


Skills
•        High school diploma required; Associate’s Degree in a Human Service field preferred.
•        Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness preferred.
•        Prior experience in light janitorial, retail, and/or food service preferred.
•        Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
•        Employee is required to possess the skill and ability to utilize all applicable technology and computer programs related to his/her position.