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Vocational Rehab Specialist

  • Garden City, NY
  • Pay Rate: $55,000 – 65,000 /year

The Corporate Source

The Corporate Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Summary:

In this role, the successful candidate provides vocational rehabilitation and related support services including counseling, assessment, training and job placement to individuals with disabilities.

Salary: $55,000 – 65,000 per year. As part of total compensation, The Corporate Source offers generous benefits including 100% employer paid for health, dental, life insurance, LTD as well retirement plan contributions.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains positive relationships with referral sources, industry organizations, and public agencies to identify qualified candidates for organizational openings throughout NYC, Long Island and Albany area/s
  • Evaluates and assesses each applicants background, skills, abilities and interests.
  • Consults with hiring managers to discuss job openings and candidates.
  • Prepare and coach candidates for interviews
  • Consults with applicants and hiring managers after interviews to gather feedback and maximize placement opportunities.
  • Completion of Ability One Individualized Eligibility Evaluation reports in a timely manner Provide various ACCES-VR Services such as Coaching Supports for Employment, Diagnostic Vocational Evaluations, Soft Skills Training, Work Readiness, Self- Advocacy, Career Exploration Complete timely documentation of ACCES-VR services provided.
  • Offer counselling on employment related issues, provide referrals when needed for additional support
  • Increases contacts in the community through active participation in various associations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong commitment to our mission to create employment opportunities for people with disabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to respond quickly to changing organizational and employee needs
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in related field

3 years' relevant experience

Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills; knowledge of Internet resources. Excellent communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to travel to regional work locations as required
  • Ability to work flexible schedule when needed

People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Corporate Source provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Established in 1996, The Corporate Source provides people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities with well-paying, secure jobs from New York City and Long Island to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Address

    1225 Franklin Ave. Suite 335 Garden City, NY 11530
  • Email

    Info@thecorporatesource.org
  • Contact

    (516) 419-5880