Thursday , February 2 2023

Florida Dept of Corrections Jobs For Senior Vocational Rehab Counselor

Website Florida Department of Corrections

Job Description:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for supervising, surveilling and maintaining a specialized caseload consisting of youthful offenders, drug offender probation, community controlees, pre-trial intervention offenders, offender releases or any combination of the above. As workload demands require, this position may be required to supervise other types or classifications of offenders. The incumbent may also perform duties relating to the intake officer, court liaison officer, trainer and electronic monitoring device installer. This position may also direct and supervise a correctional probation officer at a probation and restitution center and may involve monitoring a residential treatment facility and being the on-site departmental representative supervising the program participants.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides selective job development and placement
  • Assess medical, psychological, and vocational information to determine eligibility for services
  • Develops employer contacts and serves as liaison with employers
  • Provides information to assist individuals with disabilities in making informed choices regarding services, service providers, and employment outcomes
  • Collaborates with team members in placement activities
  • Negotiates and develops, with full participation of the customer with a disability, an Individualized Plan For Employment to determine employment outcomes
  • Conducts in-depth interviews with individuals with disabilities requiring rehabilitation strategies in order to determine eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services and to determine the feasibility for achieving an employment outcome
  • Develops and utilizes job placement opportunities to assist eligible individuals with disabilities to obtain appropriate employment
  • Employment Contacts and Placement
  • Provides professional vocational rehabilitation counseling to individuals with a diversity of disabilities in order that they may attain appropriate employment outcomes
  • Authorizes, coordinates and/or negotiates services leading to successful employment outcomes

Job Requirements:

  • Assesses client’s resources
  • Conducts client intake
    Interviews, counsels, and evaluates patients to determine individual therapeutic activity needs
  • Participates in training experiences designed to enhance professional competency in vocational rehabilitation
  • Continuing Education and Training
  • Performs follow-up and maintains client contact through telephone calls and home visits
  • Collaborates with community partners to assure appropriate use of available resources
  • Performs job placement and job development activities for clients
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral or rehabilitative science, education, or related field, and one year of professional experience in counseling or in a public vocational rehabilitation program; or a master’s degree from an
  • accredited college or university in a social, behavioral or rehabilitative science or education program can substitute for one year of required experience.
  • Manages resources to ensure financial accountability according to state and federal regulations

Job Details:

Company: Florida Department of Corrections

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Jacksonville, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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