MISSION: UCP WORK, Inc. is dedicated to providing services to residents of the Tri-Counties with developmental disabilities, so that they may work and live as contributing citizens within the community of their choice.

Helping People become Independent

UCP/WORK, Inc.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE:  Employment Services Job Developer

Immediate Supervisor:       Employment Services Coordinator

Supervision Exercised:       Persons Served

 

SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Employment Services Coordinator, this position is responsible for developing individual job placements by creating partnerships with the business community.  The position will also complete situational assessments, job coach, and ensure high quality, participant driven services and ensure customer satisfaction. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops and monitors proper implementation and documentation of the Individual Service Plans for each program participant
  • Develops and maintains positive business relationships with businesses within the community
  • Develops job placements and or assessment sites that meet the guidelines of each person's individual plan for employment
  • Coordinates the overall implementation of the program as it relates to the goals of each program participant in his/her ISP
  • Ensures that program components meet the assessed needs of the program participants in his/her ISP
  • Assists in compliance with agency policies and CARF regulations
  • Responds promptly to emergency situations
  • Uses crisis intervention techniques in emergency situations when program participants are in danger of injury to themselves or others
  • Ensures that all required documentation is completed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Completes intakes for job development and assessment referrals with the Case Manager
  • Acts as a liaison between the community partners (including: employers, persons served, families, business organizations, funding sources, and UCP/WORK, Inc.
  • Attends scheduled meetings and in-service trainings as required
  • Handles approved petty cash disbursement as it relates to program implementation
  • Complies with all UCP/Work Inc. policies and procedures
  • Other related duties, responsibilities and special projects on an as needed basis

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to stand, sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to go up and down stairs
  • Ability to speak, read, hear and understand technical written materials
  • Lifting may be required; may exceed 25 lbs
  • Ability to bend, lift and carry
  • Ability to operate machinery without posing a safety hazard to self and others
  • Ability to implement Crisis Management, Safety & ProAct techniques

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's or Associate degree or equivalent in related field preferred
  • Bilingual or conversational Spanish preferred
  • Two (2) years’ experience working with persons who are elderly or with developmental and/or other disabilities in group and individual situations
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality regarding consumer and other related information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to complete tasks with numerous interruptions
  • Ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Ability to manipulate numbers
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (esp. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Compassion and respect for persons with disabilities
  • May need to be available during any disasters, per disaster plan
  • Must have reliable phone
  • Valid CA Driver’s License and personal vehicle
  • Valid certification in CPR/1st Aid (Training available)

 

Note:   At the discretion of the Personnel Officer, additional related experience and/or education may be substituted or waived in lieu of the requirements specified above under “Education and Experience.”