Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Career Development Specialist

    Job Locations US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Requisition ID
    2018-4314
    Category
    Rehabilitation Therapy
    Status
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

     

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniques. Our services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

     

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone.

     

    Bancroft is currently seeking a Full Time Career Development Specialist to join our NeuroRehab services located in My Laurel, NJ.  

    Responsibilities

    Provides ongoing career assessment and development based on diagnostic evaluations, to persons served within the Bancroft organization to identify, maintain, and enhance community-based employment.  This includes:

     

    • Conducting job assessments on an ongoing basis with assigned individuals to identify job preferences, interests, abilities, and satisfaction.
    • Identifying and proactively approaching prospective employer organizations to encourage the employment of individuals within their organizations, including serving on business advisory committees, accesses existing employer database/network, attends job fairs, etc.
    • In partnership with prospective employers, surveys, develops, and documents job openings for matching.
    • Providing support to persons served at employer job site with job training needs.
    • Facilitating the social integration of persons served into the existing employer job site, striving to build and maintain effective on-the-job work relationships to encourage the development of natural supports for individuals and coworkers and promote a level of acceptance in the workplace.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree Required, with a degree in Social Work, Psychology, or a related field preferred.  Related work experience in employment services preferred. Minimum of two years of experience working directly with neurologically-challenged individuals required.

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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