Part-time/Full-time Work Incentive Specialist Advocate/Vocational Counselor

Roanoke, Virginia, United States · Social Security

Description

Work Incentive Specialist Advocate/Vocational Counselor - TTW - WISA

Roanoke and surrounding areas

Do you have an interest, education or experience in human services? Know Roanoke, Lynchburg and Surrounding areas? Do you have a WISA certification? Put your skills and passions to work helping individuals with disabilities maximize their independence. 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.


Job Duties:

WISA -

Vocational Counseling -

Provide Supported Employment Services to individuals in the community

Provide job site back-up support as needed;


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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