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Employment Consultant- Salem/ Keizer

Company: MV Advancements
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

What are Employment Consultant/ Direct Support Professionals Responsible For?We are all human, and finding meaningful connections outside our homes is foundational to living a full and rich life. Having a paying job and active life is something many of us take for granted. Imagine having the desire to score your first real job, the satisfaction of your own responsibilities, the bonding and growth from being part of a team, and the reward from someone telling you, "Good job!" Or maybe want to join the local book club but not have the ability to get there each week. Here is where our Employment Consultant/ DSPs come in! As an Employment Consultant/DSP, you will be directly contributing to the mission of MV Advancements by working side-by-side with those we support to help them overcome obstacles, find meaningful employment, and build community connections. That's what makes being an Employment Consultant amazing. A "Regular" Day as an Employment ConsultantWell, there is no such thing. If you're looking for structure and routine, this is not the job for you. If you are creative, driven, wanting to try new things to make an impact, and willing to fly by the seat of your pants when needed, read on... Our Employment Consultants help real people in the real world. That means being available for real situations, which might come at 5:00 AM, or 8:00 PM. Generally, you would be working 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday. Tasks might include meeting a client on their first day on the job, helping to set up their workspace, or meeting another client at the eleventh hour on Friday to finish the last bit of their routine successfully.This uncustomary schedule works great for individuals with flexibility and those who need flexibility. Our Employment Consultants team supports each other by restructuring schedules and lending a hand when needed. If you've ever been chained to a workstation with rigid schedule expectations, then you might value the freedom of managing your own time.How To Be A Successful Employment ConsultantUnderstand and communicate to business leaders in our community the value of hiring MV Advancements' clients.Build professional connections with Yamhill county's various business owners and managers, from business suits to blue jeans.Be tenacious in finding, molding, and creating new employment opportunities.Be an Employer to Employee Liaison, troubleshooting potential obstacles and developing solutions.Working with our client's other supporters to help facilitate long-term success in job placement.Apply patience in establishing business relationships and encouraging clients toward their goals.Train into and utilize our client support training processes, including hand-over-hand work instruction when needed.Complete progress reports and miscellaneous documentation as needed.Bring with you either a degree in Rehabilitation, Counseling, Psychology or a related field OR the equivalent in related work experience, as well as a sense of adventure!BONUS: Fluency in English/Spanish speaking, reading, writing, and translating would help expand our services to those whose primary language is Spanish. Employee BonusesReferral Bonus $50 per new application, $500 per new hireOvertime Bonus-Bonus for any staff working more than 40 hours a week thru March of 2022.BenefitsOur full-time benefits (30hrs/week or more) include:Paid Personal Time Off6 Paid holidays plus one "floating" holidayMedical ($1000 Deductible, minimal copays, and available Flexible Spending Account) Dental, and Vision100% Employer Paid Short Term Disability100% Employer Paid Life and ad/d InsuranceParticipation in our Revitalization Program, which may be redeemed after seven years of continued employment for four weeks of paid time off All employees can participate in our company-sponsored 401(k) plan with employer contribution, a 100% employer-paid employee assistance program (EAP) for the employee and their household, access to telemedicine for the employee and anyone in their household, ability to earn PTO based on hours worked and state and federally mandated leave programs. These benefits are valued at an additional $6.70/hour! READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this job, supporting individuals with developmental disabilities, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our Recruitment Specialist via email at hr@mvadvancements.org or over the phone at 503-687-2504.We take the care and safety of our clients seriously. To obtain a position, applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen (we are a drug-free workplace), and be approved through our agency-specific DHS background check. If you have questions regarding your ability to qualify, please feel free to call our office at 503-687-2504. MV Advancements is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: MV Advancements, Portland , Employment Consultant- Salem/ Keizer, Human Resources , Dallas, Oregon

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