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Employment Specialist FULL - TIME

Company: Opportunities for Positive Growth Inc
Location: Fishers
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Overview: Opportunities for Positive Growth, Inc. is committed to providing meaningful and dignified support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are:

  • 100% employee owned
  • named a Top Workplace (Indiana) ten times and Top Workplace USA in 2022
  • earned a Person-Centered Excellence Accreditation with Distinction through the Council on Quality and Leadership
  • a woman-led businessPosition: We are seeking an Employment Specialist who will provide services for those on the Autism Spectrum or diagnosed with Developmental/ Intellectual Disabilities of all ages. We are experiencing a lot of growth and therefore this is a full-time Employment Specialist position (based on an average of 35 hours per week). The Employment Specialist:
    • works to discovering a person's career goals
    • assists a person to secure competitive employment
    • assists the person in completing initial training
    • assists the person in learning job tasks and professional skills
    • ensures the person is stable on the job before fading servicesThe Employment Specialist's hourly pay is a minimum of $18.50 and remains competitive based on experience. This is a Full-time position. Benefits include:
      • Mileage Reimbursement
      • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
      • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
      • Paid Time Off
      • Holidays Paid
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Continued Education/ conference reimbursement
      • Employer provided cell phone and computerPM22 PM23Requirements:High School diploma, or equivalent, at least eighteen (18) years of age, be able to legally work in the United States, have a properly maintained vehicle with appropriate insurance, be able to lift up to 50 lbs., be able to walk, bend, squat, turn in the knees, back, wrist and shoulders and grasp with both hands (to properly administer CPR and other personal care/lifting techniques), be able to competently administer CPR/First Aid, demonstrate proof of a negative TB screening, and preferably have at least one (1) year of experience working with individuals with disabilities in integrated settings.PI206686020

Keywords: Opportunities for Positive Growth Inc, Fishers , Employment Specialist FULL - TIME, Human Resources , Fishers, Indiana

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