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Project Search Specialist

Company: Barber National Institute
Location: Erie
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Project Search SpecialistThe Project Search Specialist will coordinate services for assigned individuals and supervise those staff responsible for the implementation of the Individual Support Plan while completing Supported Employment services in the community. This position provides training and support for adults to insure success during the worksite rotations.Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services preferred.
  • Two year's experience in Human Services.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance.
  • FBI fingerprint clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements.Responsibilities
    • Assist in coordinating the planning and implementation efforts and ensure that the program is moving forward within the projected timeframe.
    • Works with students on work sites throughout Saint Vincent.
    • Collaborate with participating departments to identify intern work site opportunities for individuals with disabilities and perform job analyses.
    • Establish student eligibility guidelines and select students for the program as participating partner of the advisory committee.
    • Provide education and training to Saint Vincent employees regarding the support to individuals with disabilities in the workplace as needed.
    • Be a liaison with Project Search Headquarters at Cincinnati Children's Hospital for technical assistance, data collection, and other issues related to model fidelity.
    • Obtain competitive integrated employment in line with the individuals skills and interests within a community setting where they will interact with the peers with and without disabilities for each intern that completes the program.Perks with a Purpose
      Our benefits are created with YOU in mind.Healthcare
      • Highmark Medical and Mental Health
      • Affordable Telemedicine only option
      • Free Delta Dental Coverage
      • Free Davis Vision Coverage
      • Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
      • Healthcare Flexible Spending AccountFinancial Well-being
        • 401K and 403B Retirement Savings options
        • Employee Referral Bonus program
        • Student Loan Forgiveness
        • College Scholarship & Tuition Discounts
        • Employee DiscountsLife & Family Support
          • Free Life Insurance
          • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
          • LifeSolutions Employee Assistance Program
          • Erie Campus*- discounted on-site weekday childcare
          • Employee discounts for select events and servicesWho is Barber National Institute?
            The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential, and behavioral health programs.Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you need accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

Keywords: Barber National Institute, Erie , Project Search Specialist, Other , Erie, Pennsylvania

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