Opportunity Services Employment Specialist in Rochester, Minnesota
Are you a positive, energetic person interested in working with adults with disabilities? You could be the perfect candidate for the Supported Employment Specialist position at Opportunity Services. Make a difference in a person's life supporting them in their employment development and job skills training. Who we are: Opportunity Services is where adults with disabilities find pride in a job well done, and where employers find their most dedicated employees. For over 40 years, OS has served clients, business partners, and communities while mastering the art of matching clients with employers. We are the largest and leading agency dedicated solely to finding work opportunities on site, instead of in a sheltered workshop. Beyond job assistance, we re in the business of increasing our clients presence in the workplace and community at large. To learn more about OS, visit our about page! Essential and Principle Job Responsibilities: + Assists client with identifying their own unique abilities, vocational potential and develop existing skills to gain and maintain meaningful employment. + Provide job specific instruction and supports including the use of adaptive technology and hands on coaching as necessary. + Provide pre-employment, on the job training, job coaching, retention services and follow along supports per each client's individual needs and desires. + Provide supervision and support to the client according to their individual career plan and consistent with employer practices. + Serve as a liaison and community connection with business and industry personnel, stakeholders, teams and Opportunity Services.