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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017 9:53 PM

JOB SUMMARY:

The Supported Employment Specialist provides ongoing supervision and support to individuals as directed in developing and maintaining appropriate work skills both on and off the jobsite. In addition, the Supported Employment Specialist provides support for individuals to assist them in pursuing goals related to community activities, social interactions, essential life skills and personal hygiene tasks. This position may work independently but maintains close contact with the assigned supervisor and the team. The job atmosphere is based on the individuals’ needs.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: Must be 18 years old. High School Diploma/GED. Must be able to complete Certification in employment services within 18 months. Proficiency with basic word processing/key boarding skills and accuracy in spelling and grammar. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, required amount of insurance, continuous use of a vehicle, must be able to pass a background check, current TB skin test/health screening.

Preferred: Experience in social services and/or direct support of individuals experiencing disabilities. Certificate in employment services.

BENEFITS:

Competitive Benefits Package, see website for more information. Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Value Village discounts.

ABOUT US:

The Arc of Anchorage is a private, not-for-profit organization founded in 1957 dedicated to serving children and adults who experience developmental disabilities or mental health issues so they can lead rich, full, satisfying lives of dignity and purpose. The Arc of Anchorage has been accredited through The Council on Quality Leadership (CQL) since 2012 and CARF since 2014. The Arc of Anchorage is a chapter of The Arc of the United States, a grassroots organization with more than 140,000 members who are affiliated with nearly one thousand state and local chapters across the country.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website at http://www.thearcofanchorage.org and submit an online application and upload your resume.

• Location: Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

• Post ID: 4447737 anchorage
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