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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

Milestone, LLC

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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST

QUALIFICATIONS: College Degree or equivalent experience. Experience working with individuals with disabilities. Must possess the ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions, to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to be able to express verbally in a clear and concise manner. Employee must have working knowledge of general computer skills and possess the ability to learn and obtain proficiency in computer programs used or developed by the agency and the compliance requirements for the State of Tennessee. Must be able to pass a background check.

SUMMARY: The Employment Specialist reports to the Director. Primary responsibility is to provide training, integrated, competitive employment opportunities and extended follow along support services to recipients who are employed in the community.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Provide intervention methods at the work site to enhance learning, retention of skills or to reduce undesirable work habits.
  • Build a network of employers who can assist you with job opportunities according to the skills of the recipients.
  • Provide advocacy services for the people we serve.
  • Be able to work fluctuating hours to accommodate the work schedules of the people we serve.
  • Neatly, completely, accurately and concisely complete and submit all other required documentation on a timely basis.
  • Successfully complete all required training.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned by the Director.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 6 months of documented work with individuals with disabilities +2-4 years of job coaching, counseling or job placement with a high school diploma.
  • 6 months of documented work with individuals with disabilities +2-4 years of job coaching, counseling or job placement with a degree. (Preferred)
  • Flexibility.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Memphis, TN 38141: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Company
Milestone, LLC
Posted
11/14/2021
Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 43,000.00
per Year
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Location
Memphis, TN 38141, US