Employment Training Specialist
Develop a new career path & make a difference in the life a person with disabilities. Dale Rogers Training Center, the oldest and largest community provider, is hiring Employment Training Specialists. Must be computer literate, ethical, and able to work independently. Paid training provided. Preference given to applicants who have ASL skills, bilingual, and DDS training & certifications. FT position, schedule varies based on caseload needs and may include some evenings and weekends. Beginning salary $11/hour. Hiring bonus for required training.
There are many advantages to belonging to the Dale Rogers Training Center team. As a staff member, you will work for a company that cares about your success! Dale Rogers believes in working hard while we are here, but also taking time off to be with our families. The following are some of the employee benefits available to you as a member of our team:
Professional growth and support
Medical and Dental Insurance
Paid time off
Bonuses and Perks
403 (b) Retirement Plan
Hours may vary according to job coaching responsibilities and/or agency needs. Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Hours will vary when working with an individual, including evening hours and weekends as needed. A 30-minute lunch break may be taken away from the Agency. Two 15-minute breaks available as scheduling allows.
This position is non-exempt and does receive overtime pay at time and a half for over 40 hours worked per payroll week.
Additional work factors to be considered depends wholly on the setting in which training/job coaching is to take place. Each job setting has a variety of factors that should be acknowledged, including variable noise and dust levels, varying temperatures, lighting and ground surfaces.
Assists program participants to identify work interests and skills; identify potential work opportunity; obtain employment; train to the work setting and maintain said employment. Skills being trained will vary depending upon the needs of the individual. Length of training time will vary depending upon the skill being trained and the individual’s skills and abilities.
Must have a basic understanding of DRS and DDS funding sources and of Employment Services concepts.
•Must have knowledge of Dale Rogers Training Center's Mission and Philosophies.
•Must be familiar with all policies/procedures and organizational structure of the agency, including all agency safety and emergency procedures.
•Position serves as a role model to individuals. Mannerisms and responses must be age appropriate and conducive to the work environment.
RESPONSIBLITIES – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
At least 67% of the workday is spent in direct interaction, communication and/or services for the individuals on assigned caseload who have disabilities.
Determines skills, work preferences and needs through assessments and job site analysis and uses that information to job develop for individuals on case load.
Job develops for individuals through employer contacts, newspaper and online research and other resources to locate potential employment opportunities based upon assessment of needs, abilities and interests.
Assists individuals in completing job applications and accompanies to interviews as appropriate, along with other job search and readiness requirements.
Trains individuals through on-site coaching in job skills, work attitudes and behaviors, such as on-task behavior, appropriate social interactions and communication.
Provides ongoing supervision for individuals, ensuring work tasks are completed according to the employer’s standards. Ensures individual is trained to work place safety precautions as set by the employer and based on the individual’s needs.
Assists and supports employers in training individuals in job tasks and job skill requirements. Obtains information from employer on individual performance. Identifies concerns and works toward resolution without intruding on the employer/employee relationship.
Develops natural supports and implements plans for gradually fading from work site as independence in work is achieved and expectations of employers are met.
Provides follow-along consultation services to individuals and employers through job sites visits as required for each individual on caseload.
Represents the Agency in a courteous and professional manner at all times.
Completes required paperwork and documentation on time and accurately. Direct service hours are turned in to supervisor on a daily basis.
Protects individuals’ personal information in accordance with HIPAA. All individual information and program specifics are to be held in strict confidence - at no time discuss an individual in the presence of staff not involved with that individual or family.
This position has been designated as a medical contact person in charge of medical emergencies in relationship to the individuals that they are responsible to.
Performing general clerical duties as needed to maintain individual files.
Other duties as assigned according to program needs.
•High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
•A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred
•Knowledge in the field of Rehabilitative Services
•Experience with persons with disabilities
•Public relations and marketing skills a plus
•18 years of age or older
•Must be able to pass OSBI, MVR, DHS Registry Check, reference checks, pre-employment drug test and any other background check as Agency requires or deems necessary
•Valid Oklahoma Driver’s license
•Personal vehicle in good operational order
•Maintain a valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and current Oklahoma vehicle tag
•Maintain personal vehicle which is in good operational order to transport clients
•Maintain a minimum of 50/100/50 liability insurance with insurance on personal vehicle used to transport clients with insurance company’s equivalent of a business endorsement, i.e. naming Dale Rogers Training Center as an interested third party
•Pass bi-annual motor vehicle registry (MVR) checks within established Agency guidelines
•A high level of professionalism and dress
•Organizational and planning skills
•Good verbal and written communication skills. An acceptable level of reading and writing ability.
•Regular and punctual attendance
•Ability to make quick and logical decisions
•High level of confidentiality
•Strong computer skills
•Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
•Able to work independently and adapt to a variety of working environments in the community
To Apply for this Job:
You can submit an application online today, or print an application to fill out by hand and deliver to Dale Rogers Training Center in person, by mail, or by fax.
Dale Rogers Training Center
2501 N. Utah Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: (405) 946-4489
Fax: (405) 943-9710
Video Phone#: (405) 445-7314
Dale Rogers Training Center is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer