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Vocational Evaluator

Job in Biddeford - York County - ME Maine - USA
Company: Fedcap Rehabilitation Services
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-30
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Education Consultant
  • Social Work
    Direct Support Professional, Mental Health Worker
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Join us at Fedcap for an exciting career with Breaking the Cycle!

What it means to work at Fedcap

The Fedcap Group is a family of companies that provides programs and services that changes the lives of persons with barriers. We help individuals move toward independence as valued members of their communities and in the workplace. Fedcap was one of the first vocational rehabilitation programs for the physically disabled in the United States and has broadened its services to address many more people who are marginalized. An organization started in 1935 by three World War I veterans who came home from war and could not find work because of their injuries, has become a vibrant organization where the opportunities are endless. Fedcap employees take pride in their work and enrich the lives of others. We are each a part of a team that makes a difference every day and provides the “Power of Possible.”

Fedcap’s Breaking the Cycle program has had a remarkable impact on needy families in the State of Maine.

Fedcap’s Breaking the Cycle program has had a remarkable impact on needy families in the State of Maine.

Position:

The Vocational Evaluator will manage a caseload to ensure the delivery of all vocational evaluation and employment planning services are provided within prescribed timeframes.

Essential Functions:

  • Interview clients to ascertain employment, education and training histories
  • Assess client's vocational interests, abilities, strengths, weaknesses, aptitudes, behaviors and functional limitations by administering and scoring a battery of tests and vocational evaluation tools
  • Supervise the measurement and recording of client responses to motivational techniques and criticism, as well as organizational ability, perseverance, attendance, punctuality, flexibility, interpersonal skills, work habits and communication skills
  • Develop employment plans, including education and vocational training referrals, Work Experience Program (WEP) referrals, and appropriate jobs/job families, based on the results of the DVE and other medical, mental health, substance abuse and psychosocial assessments.
  • Case conference with other BTC service providers on an as needed basis, including case managers, work readiness instructors, job placement coordinators, job developers and WEP specialists.
  • Document client services and activities in Fedcap CARES system
  • Prepare DVE/IPE reports
  • Other department duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of and ability to follow agency and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of vocational systems and valid testing procedures required.
  • Knowledge of labor market and world of work
  • Ability to be patient and sensitive to individuals with disabilities
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) candidates preferred

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree in vocational rehabilitation, vocational education, psychology, or education or the equivalent in a related field

Company Description

The Fedcap Group is a family of companies that provides programs and services that changes the lives of persons with barriers. We help individuals move toward independence as valued members of their communities and in the workplace. Fedcap was one of the first vocational rehabilitation programs for the physically disabled in the United States and has broadened its services to address many more people who are marginalized.


An organization started in 1935 by three World War I veterans who came home from war and could not find work because of their injuries, has become a vibrant organization where the opportunities are endless. Fedcap employees take pride in their work and enrich the lives of others. We are each a part of a team that makes a difference every day and provides the "Power of Possible."

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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