Saturday, August 31, 2013

Job Posting: Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Lexington Kentucky Office.

Below is information pertaining to the vacancy posting for the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor position in the Lexington Office, which was recently vacated by Tiffany Bryant.  Please feel free to pass this along to any interested individuals.  The posting ends on September 8th, therefore it is crucial that anyone interested submit their application online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website before that date.  A link is provided below to apply for state government positions. It provides additional information on completing the online application process.

Graduate of a college or university with a master’s degree in rehabilitation, rehabilitation teaching or therapy, guidance and/or counseling, psychology, sociology, orientation and mobility, social work, special education, education with emphasis in vocational counseling or a related field.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the above areas plus two years of professional experience in vocational rehabilitation, vocational assessment, employer relations or rehabilitation technology will substitute for the required master’s degree.
51 - Educ. & Workforce Development Cab.
Office for the Blind
153 Patchen Drive
Suite 17
Lexington, KY 40517
Fayette County
Full-time Merit (18A)
1st Shift
Competitive - Open To All Candidates
37.5 hr/wk
Pay Grade 13 (MIN-MID) $32,042.40 - $42,656.40 yearly at 37.5 hour work week
Determines eligibility and develops, with consumer, their Individual Plan for Employment, appropriate services, service providers, responsibilities, and terms. Coordinates services that will assist individuals in achieving their vocational goals. Provides vocational counseling assessments, collects and evaluates medical, psychological, vocational and other reports. Works extensively with employers, perform job development, job analysis, and follow-up services. Develops referrals, performs basic public relations functions and partnerships with assigned territory to service organizations, schools, and physicians. Develops and maintains case documentations, interprets agency procedures, enters data into the Case Management System, maintain caseload budget, travels to assigned counties and works twice a month in a Career One-Stop Center. Plans and coordinates appointments for appropriate assessments needed to assess individual needs for vocational rehabilitation services in order to prepare for, enter into, engage in, and/or retain gainful employment. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifying: All candidates who apply and meet the minimum requirements are eligible for placement on the register for hiring consideration.
Determines eligibility for persons for vocational rehabilitation services and provides vocational rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities seeking gainful employment; and performs other duties as required.
Work is performed primarily in an office setting. Occasional travel will be required to coordinate services between customers and the agency.
Applicants and employees in this classification may be required to submit to a drug screening test and background check.


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