Senior Rehabilitation Specialist

General summary

Second-level professional position accountable for performing case management activities to include interviewing, counseling, assessing, evaluating, writing rehabilitation plans, teaching, and/or placing clients in suitable employment. Employees may represent the agency and persons with disabilities to the community, public and private agencies; and/or serve as a resource in the community for creating employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Duties may also involve helping clients adjust to physical impairments and integrate socially by providing mobility, orientation, and travel training, and identifying available resources.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of persons with disabilities, and their physical, social, and emotional limitations and challenges. Ability to train staff in the instruction of clients in job seeking skills, provide information regarding disabilities as they relate to employment, and/or instruct clients on use of adaptive technology.

Typical qualifications

Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

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