Employment Specialist
Special People In Northeast Inc - Philadelphia, PA

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Employment Specialist
Tuesday, December 18, 2012

SPIN is searching for an Employment Specialist who is ready to be out in the community, supporting individuals with intellectual, developmental and autism spectrum disabilities in securing a job and learning the skills necessary to maintain the job through providing on-the-job support to the individual and the employer

Responsibilities Include:
  • Supporting and completing assessments on people in order to create appropriate employment opportunities that are right fit and match the interests, strengths and varied skill levels of the individual
  • Supporting individuals in developing an employment plan, plus a portfolio and/or resume, that will achieve specific employment outcomes in an inclusive community
  • Assisting people with job maintenance by teaching personal and professional skills that will lead to successful employment and support the employer’s objectives and needs
  • Building relationships with service recipients, family members, the business community
  • Maintaining accurate records in regards to assessments, progress reports, pertinent employer documentation and billing of services rendered
The Ideal Candidate Will Posses:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Special Education, or related field preferred
  • Two years experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities or co-occurring disorders
  • One year of employment experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively with team members
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in order to meet programmatic and customer needs
Minimum Requirements Include:
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Valid PA/NJ Driver’s License
  • Use of own vehicle
  • Vehicle insurance
  • One year of driving experience with a driver’s license
  • Basic computer skills- MS Office
Why Join SPIN?

You will be joining an award-winning agency! SPIN has achieved many accolades such as:
  • Philadelphia Inquirer's Top Work Places 2010, 2011 & 2012
  • Training Top125 Magazine Award for outstanding training and development for the past ten years
SPIN offers a comprehensive benefits package and continued support in your professional development!

The agency maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing

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