Employment Consultant
Job Details
Entry
BHQ - Bellevue - Bellevue, WA
N/A
Full Time
High School or equivalent
$19.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Road Warrior
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services
Description

SUMMARY:

AtWork! is a nonprofit employment-services provider to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We believe in the transformative power of employment, and that people with disabilities belong in our communities and in our lives. Washington is an Employment First State, which is a movement to deliver meaningful employment, fair wages, and career advancement for people with disabilities.

We are seeking a full-time Employment Consultant to join our Employment Services team. Employment Consultants work directly with the people we serve and businesses in the community providing ongoing assessments. Working with a caseload of participants, Employment Consultants evaluate the skills and talents of individuals, then develop and coordinate opportunities with businesses in the local community. Successful employment is when both the individual served and the business’s needs match. Employment Consultants collaborate with a community network to train effective communication techniques, accommodations, and how to develop natural supports in the workplace.

Effective Employment Consultants maintain the greatest level of independence and enjoy an ever-changing environment. They communicate with their teams and other stakeholders appropriately. They evaluate the needs of the people-served through timely assessment, communication, and observation, and modify their plans through consideration of the person’s response. Employment Consultants are also comfortable with diversity, compassionate, and exceptional listeners. Their attention to detail, self-confidence, and a good sense of humor is critical to success.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • College degree preferred but not required.  Some college course work in the areas of marketing, vocational rehabilitation, psychology, education, or sociology acceptable.
  • One (1) year experience working with people with disabilities is a plus
  • First Aid and CPR certification is a plus

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Good driving record and proof of valid car insurance.
  • Must have reliable vehicle to travel throughout King County

WAGE

  • $19-20/hr DOE
  • Additional mileage reimbursement and phone stipend

BENEFITS

  • Our employees are the backbone of our mission. We offer a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans. 403 (b) Retirement Plan. Generous PTO and 10 paid holidays per year.

 

AtWork! is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Individuals are recruited, employed, promoted, and transferred in all jobs without discrimination in regard to age, color, race, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, veterans status, or any other protected characteristic by federal, state, or local law.

If you need any assistance or an accommodation in completing the application form or at any time during the selection process, contact the Human Resources Department at 425-274-4000.

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