The Kennedy Center, Inc. Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Trumbull, Connecticut
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Serve as Case Manager to assigned caseload and other consumers as necessary. This may include, but is not limited to: providing physical assessment; crisis intervention; individual, family and group counseling; advocacy, skills training; job seeking skill teaching; job development and modeling a variety of occupations.
Maintain visitation schedule for all assigned worksites.
Prepare consumers for a more independent environment.
Coordinate team approach and chair Overall Plan of Service meetings for development and implementation of treatment plan/goals for each consumer on case load.
Complete accurate reports and other forms of documentation in a timely fashion.
Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling preferred.
One year of case management or vocational rehabilitation experience preferred.
Valid Drivers License.
You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.
Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
May provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
May require the ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
May require the physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
May provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.