Benefits Practitioner/Vocational Counselor

Fairfax, Virginia, United States · Social Security

Description

Benefits Practitioner/Vocational Counselor

Fairfax, D.C., Manassas, Arlington, Alexandria, Reston, Other areas of NOVA

Do you have an interest, education, or experience in human services? Familiar with the NOVA area? Are you a WISA, CWIC, CPWIC, or Certified Benefits Practitioner? Do you have a working knowledge of how employment may affect Social Security Beneficiaries? Put your skills and passion to work by supporting individuals with disabilities maximize their independence through vocational services. This is not an office job! Exact hours will depend on your client's need for support. You must have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation, ability to plan your day and then shift gears, if necessary, to accommodate last-minute developments. Bi-lingual and ASL candidates and are encouraged to apply.


Application Process:
Please apply online. The Choice Group retains submitted resumes and cover letters for 180 days, so candidates who have applied within that period need not reapply. Full Time and Part Time employment will be considered.


Under the WISA Program, job duties include, but are not limited to:


Vocational Counseling programs, jobs duties include, but are not limited to:


EOE/VEVRAA Federal Contractor - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


The Choice Group is an E-Verify Employer


Compensation is excellent and based on qualifications, education, experience, and additional applicable skills.

Requirements

Education Requirements:
At least a Bachelor degree in a related field (Rehabilitation Counseling, Social Work, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Human Services) and 2 years related experience is required, or a combination of education and experience that is equivalent.

CERTIFICATION ACCEPTABLE TO THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT FOR AGING AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES to provide Work Incentive Specialist Advocate (WISA) services. This position requires a self-starter with computer and time management skills, who can work a flexible schedule. Good driving record and documentation of adequate insurance required. Compensation based on education, skills, and experience.

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