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Career Developer

Perspectives Corporation | North Kingstown, RI

Perspectives Corporation
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Perspectives Corporation is seeking a full time Career Developer for our Adult Services.  The Career Developer assists individuals with choosing, preparing for, obtaining and maintaining employment.  More specifically, the Career Developer works directly with individuals to discuss options and goals, develop and maintain relationships with the Office of Rehabilitation Services, the Division of Developmental Disabilities, employers and other community members, locate barriers to employment and work with individuals to develop strategies for overcoming these barriers, hold or locate meetings and workshops to develop work skills, facilitate assessments and evaluations, role model for direct support professionals, maintain close contact with individuals during job training and placement(s) to resolve problems and evaluate placement adequacy and prepares and maintain records and reports by monitoring and documenting progress.  The Career Developer is also responsible for promoting a positive image of Perspectives Corporation while creating job opportunities for individuals by researching, identifying and soliciting commitments from possible sources of employment.  The Career Developer initiates and cultivates employer relationships through various marketing means.  This position requires extensive business development activity, including telephone sourcing and face to face meetings. 

Minimal Qualifications
Post high school education or certificate in a social services, business or related field or equivalent experience
  • Three years of demonstrating excellence in providing supported employment
  • Strong verbal, written and face-to-face communication skills
  • Strong documentation skills, both written and in a computer database
  • Ability to establish rapport and relate sensitively to employers, individuals and their caregivers
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • High energy & motivation to help individuals succeed
  • The ability to work autonomously and in collaboration with others
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and insured vehicle

Posted On: 2019-07-08 14:49:52
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Non-profit, Social Services
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
Pay Type: Annual Salary
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