Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Dept for Aging & Rehabilitative Service - Danville, VA

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The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitation Services assists individuals with disabilities to make informed choices that will maximize their employment through coordinated service delivery. In collaboration with the Workforce Network, we deliver quality workforce services to individuals with disabilities who want to work and employers seeking to hire them.

This position provides comprehensive vocational rehabilitation services which result in employment and enhanced independent living for persons with disabilities while complying with federal, state, and agency policy and procedures. Core vocational case management services may include guidance and counseling, training, physical/mental restoration, and job placement services. Caseload consists of adults with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge of the social, economic, medical, vocational, and emotional issues impacting persons with disabilities. Experience interviewing, evaluating, and counseling individuals with disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of methods and tools for career counseling and exploration. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities. Demonstrated knowledge of ADA compliance requirements. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and establish and maintain effective working relationships with customer's and the professional community. Demonstrated knowledge and experience using Windows based computer software.

Master's, Specialist, Doctoral degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or copy of current CRC credential or documentation of CRC eligibility required. Transcripts MUST accompany the application and they MUST display the date that the degree was awarded.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Requirements
This is a sensitive position, and the successful candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background investigation will be conducted.

Transcripts, copy of CRC or documentation of CRC eligibility must accompany the application. Please note that the transcripts MUST display the date that the degree was awarded.