Vocational Rehabilitation Technician – Salt Lake City

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

 

The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR) within the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is seeking a motivated and skilled individual to fill the position of Vocational Rehabilitation Technician in the Salt Lake City office. The individual in this position will support and assist the team of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors.

Principle Duties
The Vocational Rehabilitation Technician will perform the following tasks:

Effectively provide support services to Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselors.
Communicate effectively with VR Counselors regarding contact with clients, case management and follow up.
Provide welcome-sessions to individuals interested in Vocational Rehabilitation services.
Assist with data entry and document attachment in the AWARE case management system.
Provide additional assistance with answering incoming calls and directing in office traffic.
Track dashboard reports and provide timely and accurate information to counseling staff.
Attend community events and committees as assigned.
Track and organize all incoming medical and psychological records for counseling staff.
Contact clients to obtain progress updates and schedule appointments.
Complete, send, scan and follow up on initial releases of information.
Assist with case management activities under the direction and guidance of VR Counselors.
Function as a paraprofessional and assist with the needs of the district and more specifically the needs of the counselors.
Provide occasional reader services for employees with visual impairments.
Preference
Preference may be given for the following:
An associate degree or higher in a human services, social work, special education or a related field of study.
The Ideal Applicant
The ideal applicant for this position is someone who has:
Experience working with people with disabilities.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Experience developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external partners.
Why You Should Join Our Team
This is an opportunity to make a difference. Along with the satisfaction of helping individuals with disabilities you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work life balance.

The Agency
The mission of Workforce Services is to strengthen Utah’s communities by connecting the workforce to new opportunities and providing services to individuals and families in need. Today, more than 2,200 Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis. Through a collaborative approach, the department has served millions of Utahns and has become a leader on several statewide initiatives. These include intergenerational poverty, homelessness, affordable housing, supporting refugees, helping rural communities, serving veterans and individuals with disabilities, and getting Utahns trained and back to work. To learn more about Workforce Services, click here.

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