Position Information

Posted
May 9, 2022

Closes
Jun 9, 2022

Description

Duties:

Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) provides people with disabilities comprehensive, individualized services to realize optimal personal independence and employment. We are seeking someone to assist in the creation and implementation of a safe living and learning, residential environment for participating PERT students within an educational/rehabilitation developmental framework that promotes positive self-esteem and growth in social/independent living skills. This is achieved through the coordination and programming of dorm resources for youth with disabilities and by assisting the PERT Therapist with assessment of student needs and the shared coordination and programming of recreation/leisure skill resources. Additional duties include ability to accurately document observed behaviors, findings and recommendations. This position works a combination of day and evening, on a rotating basis, dependent on when PERT participants are on campus and in consideration of identified resource and coverage needs.

This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1. A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate. This position is designated to provide first aid, CPR and AED only as a collateral duty to routine work assignments, responding solely to injuries resulting from workplace incidents, generally at the location where the incident occurred, until emergency personnel arrive on the scene. The incumbent understands that pre-exposure hepatitis B vaccination is not being provided, but that post-exposure hepatitis B vaccination will be provided and s/he will complete annual blood borne pathogens training in accordance with the OSHA standard. Special Instructions to Applicants Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact recruitment@dars.virginia.gov for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer. State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Requirements:

Knowledge of: Characteristics of adolescent behaviors Positive intervention techniques. Characteristics of diverse disabilities Skill in: Client-focused advocacy Effective oral and written communication. Ability to: Anticipate and respond immediately to individual and group crisis/emergency situations. Handle multiple tasks and priorities. Work as an effective team member. High School Graduate or equivalent. Valid Driver’s License and driving record reflecting recent history of responsible and safe driving behavior. Preferred Qualifications: Training in principles and techniques of residential programming and/or behavior intervention techniques.

How to apply:

VA Jobs Website - https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com - PERT Residential Staff.

Salary
Minimum starting rate: $13.63

Hours per week
Up to 29 hours per week.

Specific hours
This position works primarily from 4 PM to 12. Virtual instruction hours may also be available during the day. This position works all year and is only off for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Employer Information

Contact
Rusty Eddins

Phone
540-332-7297

Email
Rusty.eddins@wwrc.virginia.gov

Address
Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center PO Box 1500 , Fishersville, VA, 22939

Back to Top