The (CPWIC) Vocational Job Placement Specialist works to successfully transition individuals with disabilities back into the workforce in positions that match their abilities and skills sets.
The (CPWIC) Vocational Job Placement Specialist conducts Transferability of Skills Assessments (TSAs) to identify positions that fit the individuals skills and abilities, provides counseling regarding the financial impact of returning to work as it relates to the individuals SSDI benefits and counseling also for any potential accommodations that may be needed to return to work.
The (CPWIC) Vocational Job Placement Specialist works with the claimant to write an individualized work plan (IWP).
The (CPWIC) Vocational Job Placement Specialist partners with employers, Allsup Return to Work Case Managers and others to develop action plans necessary to optimize the individuals’ chances for success in the Ticket to Work program and reentry into the workforce.
The (CPWIC) Vocational Job Placement Specialist will also provide support to the employed ticket holder and employer to ensure job placement success.
Four year college degree or higher preferred. Three or more years experience with recruitment/job placement, project management, and/or medical/vocational rehabilitation required.
Excellent written, verbal, human relations skills, in addition to a high level of initiative, professionalism and strong desire to help. Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) certification preferred. Knowledge of the medical and vocational aspects of the Social Security disability determination process recommended. Ticket to Work program knowledge preferred. Good working knowledge of ADA guidelines (including continuing changes) and ability to apply and articulate this knowledge both internally and externally. Prior experience using an automated claim system desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans