MAXIMUS

  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselors

    Job Locations US-NY-Queens
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/7/2018 4:39 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-34169
    # of Openings
    3
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    OPPORTUNITY LOCATED IN QUEENS, NY

    Certified Rehabilitation Counselor” (CRC) is a specialist in rehabilitation counseling that demonstrates and possesses the minimum acceptable knowledge and practice of their profession as determined by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) and has passed the CRCC examination to become certified as such.  

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Conduct a comprehensive Vocational assessment using TABE testing, Vocational interest, skill testing, observations of work related behaviors, structured interviews and other tools identified
    • Create an Individualized Vocational Plan based on the assessment and work related reasonable accommodations as applicable
    • Develop summary reports of assessment findings and interpretations, employment related assets and limitations, vocational and educational goals, and responsibilities of the client and provider
    • Provide guidance to case management staff on serving the client and conduct follow up assessments and update Vocational plans as necessary 
    • Maintains records and prepares reports and correspondence related to the work
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned by management
    • Preferred knowledge of the NY WeCARE program or programs that assist clients with disabilities to identify appropriate career paths through the individualized assessment of strengths, interest, barrier and reasonable accommodations
    • Ability to effectively communicate, counsel and motivate individuals with medical and /or mental health conditions that affect their employability 
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
    • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
    • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
    • Ability to understand and follow internal policies, city, state and federal regulations

    EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

    a) a bachelor’s degree; preferred degree in social work or a related field, such as psychology, vocational rehabilitation or occupational rehabilitation from an accredited institution. (1) Year experience in counseling; or b) training and/or work experience. Must be a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC certified).

    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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