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VR Job Coach - Temporary

Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by State of Vermont

Rutland, VT 05701
Recruitment Consultancy
7 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Application Deadline Date: 11/18/2018
Req ID: 380
Department: Disabilities Aging & Independent Living
Location: Rutland, US
Position Type: Temporary
Schedule Type: Part-Time
Hourly Rate: $17.85
Overview The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Job Coach will provide time limited on-site support for State/VR consumers in education and or training settings. The VR Job Coach may assist VR counselors in preparing consumers to apply for competitive employment as directed by the VR counselor. This might include direct, one to one, support at job specific trainings, or tutoring or coaching at workshops or classes. This position may provide hands on job training and job coaching in a work place in order to help the consumer become fully independent. After the VR consumer has become stable on the job the VR Job Coach may provide periodic check-ins to ensure the consumer is sustaining the required level of performance for an agreed amount of time. The work schedule of the VR Job Coach will vary based on the number of consumers served and their specific training needs. Availability to work occasional night/weekend hours may be required. Local travel is required. Who May Apply This position, VR Job Coach - Temporary (Job Requisition #380), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a temporary position. Temporary work is typically for variable hours, and is not expected to be full-time. The State does not guarantee 40 hours of work per week. If you would like more information about this position, please contact Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered. Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting AHS BACKGROUND CHECKS: Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with AHS Policy 4.02, Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion or demotion into an AHS classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights. Environmental Factors Duties are performed in a variety of office settings statewide. Substantial travel to consumer job sites requires that private means of transportation be available. The work schedule of the VR Job Coach will vary based on the number of consumers served and their specific training needs. No minimum number of hours will be guaranteed. The State Regional Manager or his/her State designee will determine how many hours employee will work and assign State/VR consumers to the employee for services. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent and six (6) months or more of work or volunteer experience in human services, customer service, or a related field requiring considerable personal interactions. Preferred Qualifications Experience working with individuals with disabilities. Equal Opportunity Employer The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Category: Human Resources , Keywords: Job Coach

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