Vocational Services Employment Specialist II

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Administration/Operations

Job Description

Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Are you patient, supportive, and flexible?  Are you curious about the “behind the scenes” of different jobs?  Do you enjoy helping others to reach their full potential?  The Department of Vocational Services at Maine Medical Center is hiring people like you to provide on-the-job support to youth and adults with disabilities as part of its work with the Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS), providing community employment services to individuals referred by BRS in Cumberland and York County. 
      o    The Employment Specialist II supports individuals to learn and perform their work duties toward the goal of maximum independence.  They utilize leadership, communication, and analytical skills in their role as a liaison to employees, employers, and Lead Employment Specialists.  This part-time schedule guarantees 20 hours per week, with the potential to work up to 32 hours. Starting pay is $17/hour, plus benefits.  Training and case specific instruction is provided.  
      o    Join our dedicated team of committed and caring staff while enjoying the benefits of working for MaineHealth!  
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: 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.
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: 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.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.