MERS/MO Goodwill Industries Job Exploration Specialist in Brentwood, Missouri

Primary Duties:

  • Perform timely intake interview and develop/maintain individual plan for employment with all consumer.

  • Assist individuals with disabilities to explore employment options and determine work skills in the community.

  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with referral sources and internal team and provide ongoing communication regarding case activities.

  • Utilize referral information, intake information, job history, local employment market, career exploration tools, and job goals to develop appropriate work assessment sites; whenever possible, personalize assessment sites and use as a potential site for employment.

  • Complete all agency paperwork in timely manner and maintain confidentiality according to agency guidelines.

  • Attend assessment site with consumer and analyze their abilities, support needs, strengths and challenges on the job.

  • Actively work with consumer and relevant support persons to determine communication style, transportation needs, job limitations, life skills needs, social supports, and threats to employment and make appropriate recommendations for accommodation or remediation.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree and 2 years experience working in social service required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Valid drivers license, current auto insurance, and independent transportation required.

MERS/ MO Goodwill considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability or any other legally protected status.

Reasonable accommodations may be requested by contacting HR and are provided whenever reasonable to assist employee's in performance of job duties.

MERS/ MO Goodwill requires various background, records and drug checks/test upon employment.