Work Adjustment Trainer / Placement Specialist

at Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

Arlington, TX

Posted on Aug. 4, 2017


Full Time


Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan

Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth is expanding and adding professional positions in an effort to serve our community by empowering people with disabilities, disadvantages and barriers to employment. If you are motivated and interested in making an impact in the community that we serve, this could be an opportunity for you, come and join our Team!

Now seeking a Work Adjustment Trainer / Placement Specialist in Arlington, TX.

SALARY:
Dependent on Experience

WORK HOURS:
8:00 A.M. thru 4:30 P.M., Monday thru Friday; evenings and weekends as needed

BENEFITS:
• Company paid basic term life
• Paid time off
• Voluntary medical, dental, vision, STD, LTD, 401k

GENERAL JOB DUTIES:
Conduct, manage, supervise and coordinate training in the areas of job readiness, work and job retention skills for Work Adjustment Training (WAT) and Personal Social Adjustment Training (PSAT) Programs participants; develop training curriculum to Include DARS approved subjects. Provide comprehensive case management and coordination of services with partner agencies for program participants; complete and update Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Individual Outcome Plan (IOP) as needed; maintain daily contact with participant and document any identified personal, behavioral and performance issues, method of resolution, and modifications to IAP. Promptly contact individuals referred to program; ensure 100% of all referrals contain required documents. Facilitate employment placement of participants within 90 days of program completion. Maintain current and complete electronic case files within Caseworthy system as required; ensure billing is completed and submitted timely and all supporting documentation is included.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Guidance, Psychology, Social Work or related field; a strong and relatable communicator with excellent writing skills. Self-starter with minimum of two (2) years of experience working with individuals with disabilities. Ability to work effectively with other team members; and working knowledge of MS apps. Capable of performing any job /task assigned in support of participants in warehouse, retail and office environments. Must have own smartphone technology, and own transportation to be able to travel throughout Tarrant and Denton Counties. UNT Supported Employment Credentials. Bilingual a plus.

LEGAL REQUIREMENTS:
Valid State Driver License/ID, background check, and drug screen.

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