798 Voc. Rehab Counselor

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798 Voc. Rehab Counselor

Job Posted: 09-21-2018
Location: Whitley County, KY
Hourly Rate/Salary: $32,042.40
Number of Openings: 1
Industry/Sector: Other

Job Duties:

  • Develops Individual Plans for Employment (IPEs)
  • Collects, evaluates and interprets medical, psychological, vocational and other reports to determine eligibility for services
  • Assesses consumers to determine the vocational rehabilitation services they need to enter into, or retain employment
  • Assesses consumer needs for rehabilitation technology
  • Works to provide information to consumers concerning individual responsibilities and terms for services
  • Develops and maintains case documentation using the Case Management System (CMS)
  • Develops referrals, performs basic public relation functions and partners with organizations, schools, physicians, etc. to coordinate services for consumers
  • Works with employers to perform job development, job analysis and follow-up services to ensure the job placements are consistent with consumers' unique strengths, abilities and interests, as outlined in Individual Plans for Employment (IPEs)
  • This position travels throughout the following counties to provide services and to perform other duties as needed: Whitley and McCreary

Minimum Education/Training/Experience Required:

  • Graduate of a college or university with a master's degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education with emphasis in vocat
  • A bachelor's degree in one of the above areas plus two years of professional experience in vocational rehabilitation, vocational assessment, employer relations or rehabilitation technology will substitute for the required masters degree.

Additional Information:
Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency. Probationary Period This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months. For additional information refer to: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/101/001/325.pdf If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Kelly Osborne at Kelly.Osborne@ky.gov . An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

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