• Employment Consultant

    Job Locations US-MN-Coon Rapids
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/8/2019 10:22 AM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Type
    Full-Time
    Hiring Manager
    Paul Fredendall
    ID
    2019-1537
  • Overview

    The purpose of this position is to assist people living with disabilities to find jobs in the north metro area. 

     

    Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.

     

     

    Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!

    Responsibilities

    • Provide individualized employment support services and coordination for people served by the Rise Coon Rapids program.  Services include helping people prepare resumes, cover letters, develop interviewing skills, employment goals & plans, transportation and benefits plans, and job searching
    • Actively engage with each person served by utilizing company provided trainings that equip staff with Person-Centered tools and Motivational Interviewing skills
    • Cultivate job opportunities with businesses and other employers in the community 
    • Equip and empower people that have secured new jobs to be successful in their positions by providing support as needed during their new employer's onboarding and staff training processes
    • Communicate effectively with each person's team members, social worker, business contacts, hiring managers, coworkers, and referrals sources
    • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
    • Responsible for serving a caseload of people which includes tracking, documenting, and billing, and maintaining files in accordance with CARF and 245D standards

    Qualifications & Benefits

    Qualifications:

    • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle
    • Ability to use electronic devices for on and offsite organization (ie: laptop computer, smartphone Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, calendar, email, etc.)
    • One year of experience providing job placement and job development services is preferred
    • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults living with disabilities
    • Excellent writing and organizational skills 

    Benefits: 

    Starting wage $15.00 per hour, depending on qualifications

    Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  

     

       ***Please include a cover letter along with your resume when applying and uploading your documents***

     

    An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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