Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
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EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST- FAYETTE (Full-Time) Uniontown, PA.
at Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
The Employment Specialist is a flexible, community based position, which allows for the candidate to assist individuals identify and solve barriers to employment and find permanent, competitive employment. This position includes mileage reimbursement and agency-issued equipment to enhance the independence of the position and ability for the candidate to help individuals within the community.
The Employment Specialist provides support to individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment seeking assistance with employment related services. The Employment Specialist will work closely with individuals in developing job seeking skills that will lead to competitive employment. The employment specialist will work with the individual to gain competitive employment, which may involve on the job training, fading and follow-up services. The Employment Specialist works with the community businesses, training sites and an assigned program specialist to ensure success of the individual and the program. Employment specialist will also be required to complete case notes regularly and communicate openly with all parties involved with the individual. Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required. Current driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
External Hiring Range: $13.84 to $15.38/Hour Travel Required: Yes
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Skill / Requirements
Education: High School Diploma
Experience: 6 or more years experience successfully working with individuals with disabilities/barriers to employment and familiarity with the Uniontown Community. Will also consider an Associates Degree and 4 or more years’ experience as indicated above. Consideration will also be given fo a Bachelors Degree and 2 or more years experience as stated above.
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