Tuesday , January 31 2023

DCFS Jobs For Employment Placement Specialist

Website Florida Department of Children and Families

Job Description:

The incumbent in this position will serve as an Employment Placement Specialist, within the Division of Blind Services, District 6 Office, located in Orlando, Florida.  The incumbent will be responsible for providing direct job development and placement services for blind and visually impaired consumers of the Division of Blind Services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interview, counsel, and evaluate clients to determine individual therapeutic activity needs.
  • Assess client resources.
  • Assist in the establishment of policies, standards, rules, regulations, and guidelines for program planning.
  • Perform follow-up and maintain client contact through telephone calls and home visits.
  • Conduct client intake.
  • Evaluate rehabilitation therapy programs and make recommendations for adjustment and revisions.
  • Determine existing problems and evaluate individual needs for achieving independence in daily living, in acquiring communication skills, and/or obtaining suitable employment.
  • Develop community contacts for employment opportunities, similar benefits, and socialization.
  • Perform job placement and job development activities for clients.
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with a diverse group of blind and visually impaired clients to determine their eligibility for rehabilitation services and the feasibility for achieving a vocational independent living or educational goal.
  • Prepare reports on client progress and their reactions to various activities.
  • Consult with other professionals and team members concerning recommended programs.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of methods of compiling, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • Ability to conduct research studies.
  • Ability to develop program manuals, policies, procedures, standards, and rules.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze the effectiveness of service programs and identify resources or adjustments needed to meet needs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Knowledge of social, economic, rehabilitative or health care services, administration or planning techniques.

Job Details:

Company: Florida Department of Children and Families

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Orlando, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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