Huriot — Employment Consultant at AccessCNY

Employment Consultant


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Role Details

Employment Consultant Reports to: MH Employment Program Manager Location: 1603 Court Street, Syracuse, NY 13208
Full Time: Monday-Friday, 8:30a-4:30p Non-Exempt: $16.27/hour

The people we care for come from all walks of life, and so do we. We strive to diversify our workforce, not because its the right thing to do, but because it makes our agency stronger!

About Us With a history stretching back more than 70 years, AccessCNY is continually growing and expanding our reach. Offering person-centered services that empower individuals of all ages and abilities to reach their full potential as part of our community. Our focus is supporting individuals by ways of residential housing, mental health and clinical services, and immersing our participants in community engagement. Working closely with the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the Office of Mental Health, we support 27 housing locations and 3 administrative buildings.

About the Role We are looking for a proactive employee to place, train, stabilize, and rehabilitate people with disabilities in competitive supportive employment.

Responsibilities include: -Evaluate participants employment interests, skills, and potential -Maintain current knowledge regarding benefits and entitlements in order to counsel participants regarding the impact of employment on their other resources -Develop and maintain relationships with local businesses, human resource groups, and employment networks -Identify the employers and the employees needs job sites -Relate activities to goals identified in participants Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) or Habilitation Plan

Education and Experience Bachelors degree in Human Services field OR Associates degree in Human Services field plus 2 years experience working with people with disabilities, preferred. Associates degree in any field plus 2 years experience working with people with disabilities to secure competitive employment OR high school diploma or GED plus 4 years experience working with people with disabilities to secure competitive employment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Basic word processing and email skills, required.

Conditions of Employment Must possess a valid drivers license and transportation necessary to meet program needs. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Did you know that AccessCNY offers great health, dental and vision insurance? Additionally we provide a 401(k) match upon hire, PTO, and 11 paid holidays

AccessCNY provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 28, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Syracuse, New York
  • Salary: negotiable
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