Employment Specialist II - Vocational Services

  • MaineHealth
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • Jan 06, 2021

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Are you patient, caring, and flexible?  We want you to join our team!

      The Department of Vocational Services at Maine Medical Center seeks Employment Specialists of all educational backgrounds to work as part of its new initiative with the Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), providing community employment services to individuals referred by BRS in Cumberland and York counties.  Join our dedicated team of committed and caring staff while enjoying the benefits of working for MaineHealth.  

      The Employment Specialist II provides on-the-job coaching to individuals with disabilities to help individuals learn and perform their work duties with the goal of achieving maximum independence.  Employment Specialists II utilize leadership, communication, and analytical skills in their role as a liaison to employees, employers, and supervising Employment Specialists.  Training and case specific instruction is provided.   

      The Employment Specialist II will provide services for youth and adults of diverse ability/disability in York County.

  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Requires general education development necessary to provide supervision and training to people with disabilities at a level normally acquired through completion of two years of college.  Completion of the Maine Employment Curriculum preferred.
    • Six months of previous job coaching experience and/or experience working with people with disabilities in a related field preferred.
    • Requires analytical ability necessary to provide training and guidance to people with disabilities and evaluate performance.