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Rehab Counselor

Company: CW Resources
Location: New Britain
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionCW Resources, part of CW Group Inc., is a proud member of the AbilityOne program designed to improve employment outcomes for people with significant disabilities.
CW Resourcesis a national non-profit organization dedicated to creating an inclusive society where individuals with disabilities and those facing economic challenges have access to meaningful vocational training and are empowered as valued employees. We are committed to providing exceptional employment opportunities with flexible hours, comprehensive benefits, and a mission-driven focus.

  • National Non-Profit
  • Mission-based Meaningful Employment
  • Exceptional Employees
  • Flexible Hours and Paid Time Off - includes Sick, Vacation, and Holiday (Based on Hours Worked)
  • Employer Paid Benefits Includes:

    • Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Group Term Life
    • Long Term and Short-Term Disability Benefits
    • Health Savings Account
    • 403(b) Retirement Match Plan
    • Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick / Personal time

      Role and Responsibilities:
      The Rehab Counselor will provide vocational rehabilitation guidance, counseling, work adjustment and pre-job placement services to assist program participants in personal development, preparation for competitive work, training and other employment options.

      • Provides direct counseling of program participants/workers
      • Develops performance goals and behavioral criteria for participants/ workers/ with assistance of Employment Specialists/Production Supervisors in the form of an Individual Written Rehab Plan (IWRP) according to CARF standards.
      • Evaluates participant's work performance and social adaptation regularly, keeps individuals informed of progress and maintains records and any other documentation.
      • Monitors and reports on participant's progress with respect to readiness for placement; notifies Job Developer of participant's readiness for placement and cooperates with Job Developer with preparation for placement and job seeking skills.
      • Writes discharge summaries; quarterly reviews IEE's and any other documentation required.
      • Solicits and recruits prospective participants for referrals and conducts intake interviews.
      • Revises and or modifies participant's rehabilitation plans and reassigns participants as determined by progress evaluations.
      • Prepares and submits required reports to the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Department of Developmental Services and other appropriate social service agencies if required.
      • Represents CWR. at conferences, seminars, public and private meetings relevant to program activities of Rehabilitation Division as required or requested.
      • Monitors department's statistical data with respect to goals and planning.
      • May have to attend to personal care issues of others.
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

        Education Requirements:

        • High school diploma and/or GED.
        • Bachelors Degree preferred.

          Qualifications Requirements:

          • Must work to ensure that all policies and processes are being followed
          • Must be able to fill out all required paperwork
          • Must be able to follow all directions
          • Must be able to effectively be a team player to help those who we service.

            Physical Demands:

            • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.
            • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, gran and lift up to fifty (25) lbs.
            • Must be able to stand and walk the entire shift.

              If you meet these qualifications and are eager to start a new job with CW Resources, we encourage you to APPLY today!!
              Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
              All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. CW Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and ensuring a workplace free from all forms of discrimination or harassment. We strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, people who are veterans, people who identify as LGBTQ, and members of ethnic minorities to apply!
              EEO: Click here for the posters - - EEO (Supplemental):Click here for the posters - - Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination: Click here for the posters - - Please E-mail to submit a request for accommodation with the application process Please E-mail to submit a request for our Affirmative Action Plan NarrativePlease click to access our self-disclosure form. ONLY Physical Posting Qualifications
              BehaviorsDetail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
              EducationHigh School (required)Bachelors (preferred)
              ExperienceSome Experience Related to Working with Individuals with Special Needs (required)
              • Communication (preferred)

                Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: CW Resources, New Britain , Rehab Counselor, Healthcare , New Britain, Connecticut

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