Job title: Job Developer
Company: ICAN California Abilities Network
Job description: ICAN has a mandatory vaccination requirement for COVID-19 for all staff. As part of your application, you will be asked to certify that you are currently fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or are prepared to be fully vaccinated before starting work.
ICAN is now offering new employees a $ 500 signing bonus after a 90-day probationary period. Valid for new appointments until 30/09/21.
The Assisted Employment Program Work Developer must be a flexible, people-centered and trustworthy individual. This position provides administrative support to individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. This position is directly responsible for providing direct care to clients through interest and skills assessment by clients, job search activities, hiring practice, advocating for clients in the appointment of managers and decision makers in the community and continuing the work or internship. Job developers assist clients with assessment, application, hire, onboarding and training activities. This role also provides employment consulting services for the partial work programs. This position supports and promotes customer selection. The job developer reports to the supporting employment program manager.
Must be at least 21 years old
Must be eligible to work legally in the United States
Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
Must be able to maintain regular attendance and arrive on time for meetings and appointments
Must have the ability to communicate with a variety of individuals, including clients, guardians, colleagues, caregivers and the public
Must be able to multitask and work independently
Must be able to meet schedules and deadlines
Must be an organized, flexible, detail-oriented and reliable individual
Must follow all rules and regulations in the ICAN Policy and Procedures Manual and the ICAN Code of Conduct and Ethics.
Must work comfortably with people with disabilities and find ways to help them set and achieve their goals
Education, experience and knowledge
One year experience working with adults with disabilities
Election or recruitment experience of one year preferred
Must have strong computer skills and be comfortable using a computer regularly, including using Apple Macs, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and client record databases.
Must have strong typing skills
Must be people-oriented with strong customer service and problem-solving skills
Must be fluent in English and have strong / professional English writing and grammar skills
Bilingual in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese or ASL a plus
Licenses and other requirements
Must have the ability to pass tuberculosis skin test
Give a fingerprint through LiveScan before starting work
Must be CPR and First Aid certified or willing to complete CPR and First Aid certification
Must be CPI certified or willing to complete the first prevention training on hire
Must have reliable transportation. If you travel by public transportation, you should be able to travel to workplaces and rental places in the South Bay, West Los Angeles and / or greater Long Beach areas. If you are using a private vehicle, a valid California driver’s license, or a valid driver’s license from another state at the time of maintenance and throughout service, with a three-year clean driving record. Willingness to take the DMV background test and provide proof of current car registration and liability insurance.
Physical demands and working conditions
Prolonged sitting or standing
Work in indoor and outdoor environments, as well as on travel
Work developers must attend remunerated, continuous professional development and continuing education for at least eight hours annually. It may be necessary to attend seminars at the regional center, appropriate courses on other sites or online.
Important role responsibilities
Identify clients’ needs and interests during assessment meetings, so that job search activities can be focused on roles that meet the client’s goals and interests
Holding weekly client development meetings with each active client, including scheduling appointments, monitoring client attendance, and completing meeting notes
Maintaining thorough client records and submitting status updates to the client record database during a client’s program life
Build relationships with community businesses and leaders to increase the visibility of the organization and raise awareness of job opportunities in the community
Advocates for and represents clients with hiring managers to improve a client’s ability to obtain internships, or be invited for maintenance for a direct hire / placement.
Monitoring the completion of all required client and program documents, including job development notes and monthly summaries, placement and internship forms, and other required appropriate documentation before the client begins work
To ensure that the client’s paystones are obtained within one month after the qualification date for incentive authorizations
Supervise ICAN job preparation course
Maintaining positive and collaborative relationships with clients, guardians, colleagues and ICAN staff
Team Functions Responsibilities
Act as the employer liaison between supervisors and ICAN, unless appropriate to facilitate job coaches
Consultation at intake and assessment meetings for new clients with clients, parents, and case managers to determine if the program is appropriate for the client
To act as first job coach for newly interned or placed clients for their first shift, so that the client is supported in the process of starting their new job, receiving initial training from their supervisor and meeting their primary job coach.
Inform the program manager of any client behavior or work issues and suggest solutions
Maintain positive and solution-oriented effective working relationships with clients, guardians, hiring manager, colleagues, community members and the ICAN community
Participation in weekly team meetings, in-service training and monthly divisional training sessions
To ensure that the services provided to the clients are of the highest quality and in line with the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), Department of Development Services (DDS), Regional Centers and Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
To ensure that all client placement sites meet the accessibility and security requirements
Assist business managers by consulting or providing feedback on their monthly customer progress reports
Support the prediction of job coaches by communicating with coaches’ supervisors, coaches and the team in general to be aware of potential job opportunities and coaching needs
Full acceptance and active use of company systems, including customer record databases, communications (email, telephones, messages) and digital reports
Identifying barriers to the client’s success in achieving the IPP / IHSP objective (s) and how they can be overcome in terms of section 56720 (c) (2) (B) of these regulations
Providing positive role models to employees, clients and the ICAN community
Partial work program Club responsibilities
As indicated, it can be assigned to partial work programs to lead clubs for clients who want to develop workplace readiness. For these functions, the job developer reports to the relevant partial work program manager for specific assignments and guidance.
Provide small group instruction and assistance to clients during their activities.
Engage in interactive conversations with clients that encourage opportunities for growth to define, develop, and implement clients’ goals.
Maintaining all required customer documentation by completing the case notes before the end of each shift. Case notes must be submitted with the correct grammar and spelling, otherwise they can be returned. Business notes should take an average of ten minutes per client.
Report unusual behaviors or suspected abuse to the program manager or assistant manager immediately.
Write the lesson plans for the activities of various clubs in the ICAN Partial Work program according to given schedules and deadlines. These activities should provide experience with daily life skills according to the goals and objectives of the ICAN for partial work programs of each client.
Providing positive role models to clients and the ICAN community.
Maintaining an equivalent of two placements, or one new placement and three new internships, per month as assessed quarterly
Maintain a performance rating of 3.5 or higher to be eligible for any incentive bonuses
The position has a base salary of $ 40,000 per year + bonus incentives based on performance.
Workplace: South Bay or Long Beach.
General hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 17:00
Occasional shift adjustments to work evenings or weekends, if client interviews need to be scheduled outside normal office hours.
Location: Long Beach, CA
Job date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 07:22:10 GMT
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