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Employment Consultant - Social Work / Disability - Bellevue/Eastside

Company: PROVAIL
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Disability Advocate - Supported EmploymentJoin an Empowered Team that is making a difference in this world!Are you passionate about Inclusion, and looking for a way to make a difference? Come work for a nationally recognized non-profit leader in employment for people with disabilities! We're seeking creative, energetic professionals who are committed to inclusion to join our diverse team and help make employment a reality for all.Employment Consultants lead people with disabilities through their career journey, and help businesses integrate their workforce. It's a great job if you are just starting a Social Work or Human Services career, or if you are refocusing your experience to make a difference in the world.Using your initiative and people skills, you'll consult with businesses to develop new jobs. When coaching employees at their job site, you'll help employers develop natural supports that work for everyone. Each step of the way you be reporting to stakeholders on your client's progress toward their goals. As an advocate for inclusion in all aspects of the employment journey, you'll enjoy celebrating successes with your mission-driven teammates as we work together and support each other! This specialized type of social work is highly satisfying and meaningful, as you will see your clients grow in their careers along with you.PROVAIL is committed to increasing diversity & inclusion and continually working to build an organizational culture and climate in which every voice is valued, staff have a sense of belonging and connection with one another and to the organization, and staff feel empowered to do their best work. We encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals and individuals with disabilities to apply for this position.YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Coach clients at job sites using positive behavior support techniques
  • Meet with potential employers to advocate for clients and develop customized jobs
  • Create documentation using cloud-based apps on cell phone (stipend provided) or company-provided Chromebook
  • Meet with clients to set and work toward career goals
  • Receive training and professional development opportunitiesWHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM:
    • Disability community experience (personal/professional) OR Related degree (Human Services, Social Work, Teaching, Psychology, etc.).
    • Excellent communication, advocacy and interpersonal skills.
    • Open and positive approach to life.
    • Readiness to learn the three-step process of Discovery, Job Development and Follow-along Coaching.
    • Ability to drive your own vehicle for work (reimbursed mileage), and you must pass a background check.ABOUT PROVAILPROVAIL was founded in 1942 by parents of children with cerebral palsy. They created some of the first community services for individuals with cerebral palsy and other severe disabilities in the area. Our mission is supporting people with disabilities to fulfill their life choices. We help people decide how they want to live their life in the community and then provide the support services they need to act on those choices. We are one of the state's largest private, multi-service agencies dedicated to meeting the needs of children and adults with all types of disabilities. We are a lifelong resource to individuals with disabilities and their families. Our services include:
      • Community-based residential services for adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injury;
      • Competitive supported employment helping adults and high school students with disabilities find jobs in the community;
      • Clinical services including occupational/speech therapy and innovative assistive technology solutions for communication and mobility challengesCOMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
        • $18.27-$20.00 per hour (consistent full-time hours)
        • Monthly cell phone stipend and mileage reimbursement
        • Extensive paid training and professional development
        • PROVAIL offers an excellent benefits package including health care, 403(b) retirement plan and generous paid time off allowances.COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICYWhere permitted by applicable law, new hires must have received the COVID-19 vaccine and be fully vaccinated before beginning employment. The Agency will evaluate reasonable accommodation requests to qualified employees with disabilities or for a sincerely held religious belief.TO APPLYPROVAIL is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206.826.1029 or via email at humanresources @ provail.org.PROVAIL is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.Similar titles include: Job Coach, Supported Employment Consultant, Social Work, Human Services, Employment Specialist, Career Coach, Developmental Disabilities, Vocational Services, Behavior Technician, Special Needs Job Coach, Job Placement Specialist. Lynnwood, Everett, Snohomish County, Bothell, Kirkland Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.27 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:
          • Dental insurance
          • Employee assistance program
          • Flexible spending account
          • Health insurance
          • Paid time off
          • Retirement planSchedule:
            • Monday to Friday
            • Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:This position involves work in the community with clients; appropriate COVID-19 precautions are in place at all times including in our office. Partial work from home encouraged. Employees are provided with Chromebook to facilitate remote work.Application Question(s):
              • What makes you a good fit for this position?Education:
                • High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:
                  • Disability-related: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:
                    • Driver's License and Insured Vehicle (Required)Work Location: Multiple Locations

Keywords: PROVAIL, Bellevue , Employment Consultant - Social Work / Disability - Bellevue/Eastside, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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