Job Developer-Sulphur Springs

Overview

Date Posted:
8/7/2019
Job Code:
JobDev
Location:
Supported Employment
City:
Sulphur Springs
State:
TX
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Government

Description

 

This position is responsible for providing training in the home or in the community to assist individuals with developmental disabilities to gain more independence. Position ensures that individuals served receive the life skill services identified in the person directed plan to meet their needs, desires and personal outcomes.  Responsibilities include completing assessments and identifying needs; teaching supported home living/community supports skills classes; providing transportation; and documentation of services provided.  For individuals referred for community employment, the Job Developer provides employment opportunities with local businesses for individuals in waiver and general revenue programs only.  Develops structured intervention techniques implementing the most effective, but least intrusive methods possible to help the consumer who are enrolled through waiver, and general revenue programs to learn the essential soft and hard skills of the job and/or the skills necessary to arrange and use transportation to get to and from the work site, works with the consumer and employer to establish support services, accommodations, compensatory techniques, and training necessary to remove barriers to ensure successful employment for the consumer; observes the consumer to identify and solve potential problems related to the consumer's employment success before the problem becomes an issue for the consumer, employer, or co-workers; monitors the consumer's performance to ensure improvement and gradually reduces the time spent with the consumer at the job site as the consumer becomes better adjusted and more independent.  Duties necessitate extensive travel within the local service area.  

Salary: $10.03/hourly

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Requires high school diploma or GED plus two years work experience serving individuals with developmental disabilities.  Must have a valid Texas driver's license and an acceptable driving record, as well as personal automobile liability insurance as required by the state of Texas.  Must possess working computer skills to include MS Word and Outlook.  Bilingual skills a plus.  Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.