Placement Assessment Supervisor

Website Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

Independence Through Opportunity

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Employment Services, the Placement Assessment Supervisor is responsible for facilitating vocational training services which provide people who have different abilities opportunities to work with integrated teams and receive work support as needed—achieving the highest level of independence possible.

Ensures the implementation and provision of services required by Illinois Department of Human Services and Missouri Department of Vocational Rehabilitation. Provides supervision to staff who perform Placement Services and specific Job Coaching services. Provides vocational exploration, development, and counseling for persons with disabilities as well as other services to determine person’s strengths and weaknesses. Provides 1 – 1 on-site direction, support, supervision and case management.  Provides job placement assistance to clients based on program or contract need. Case management duties include communicating with customers, state agencies, guardians, managers, supervisors, co-workers and assist the client to improve performance, resolve any concerns, achieve goals, ensure satisfaction and to document and submit reports for funding and record keeping.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Client Relations

* Community Worksite Development

* Client Services/Training

* Documentation

* Effective Leadership

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor Degree preferred or H.S. Diploma and Training in related field with 5 years relevant experience.

Experience: One year of experience in a sales or job placement. Experience working with people with Developmental Disabilities, Mental Illness and other disabilities. Additional experience in job development, placement, sales, training or supervisory role is helpful.

Certifications/Licenses: CPR, 1st Aid, Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) training provided by the company must be successfully completed within the first 4 months to be certified and annually thereafter for CPR, 1st Aid and CPI to maintain the position.

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Background Checks: Must pass criminal background check. Must pass various State and Federal registry checks. Must pass DCFS Abuse and Neglect Tracking System check Must pass driving history check and Company policy criteria, maintain valid driver’s license and be 21 or older to drive on Company business.

Driving: Use of personal insured vehicle for Company related travel is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Sitting  Frequently sitting in the normal course of office-sedentary type work.

Standing  Frequently standing, walking, bending, squatting, reaching and twisting in the normal course of office-sedentary type work and for training workers.

Hearing, Speaking  Frequently listening to and speaking with managers, staff and clients to communicate about requests, training needs and other concerns.

Seeing  Continually visually alert to monitor, to read and write or type documents, observe client interactions, and communicate with all.

Handling  Frequently using hands in handling product, writing, typing, and general office work.

Movement  Kneeling required to perform CPR practice sessions, complete skills testing and use as required. Occasionally bending, reaching, and twisting; occasionally climbing stairs and/or ladders squatting; occasionally pushing/ pulling a rolling pallet jack loaded with product.

Lifting  May need to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. to assist a Client to their feet from a lying or sitting position, to help with walking or for the Client to change positions.

Challenge Unlimited is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.