Facility: Maryhaven Location: Yaphank, NY Department: Supported
Work Category: Educational / Research Schedule: Full Time Shift:
Day shift Hours: Monday through Friday ReqNum: 2814
Develops employment opportunities for individuals within the
community and provides necessary supports for individuals to
explore, maintain, and become stabilized in competitive
Maintains communication with the Placement Supervisor and
Program Manager regarding individual needs and job site
Keeps apprised of current business opportunities that may
Develops job opportunities through visits to companies within
Assists in the identification and recruitment of
Interviews individuals and counsels them concerning choice of
suitable work, job information, and labor market opportunities.
Meets with Placement Team (Program Manager, Placement
Supervisor, ACCES-VR, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, MSC, and
Collateral) to coordinate placement match, assess and discuss
supportive services needed, establish goal and to update
Conducts on-site training, supervision, work performance
assessments, and any other supported services as needed.Willing to
work side by side with the individual.
Reports and records designated monthly progress to ACCES-VR and
OPWDD.Maintains electronic records and files, evaluates and
modifies performance and standards on a daily and weekly basis.
Develops and conducts regular assessment for feedback and data
on individual satisfaction and goal progress.
High School Diploma/GED required plus 1-2 years working with
mentally and physically challenged or BA preferrred plus 1 year
experience with mentally and physically challenged. Valid NYS
driver's license within agency criteria required and must have
car.. Coordinates with Riverhead School District contract.