Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor I, II, or Sr.

at Department of Labor in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

 Summary Statement This position is responsible for the coordination and provision of rehabilitation services leading to employment for individuals with disabilities. Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Obtains, reviews and analyzes relevant medical, psychological, psychiatric, social, educational and vocational data to determine eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services.
  • Provides specialized counseling to clients and family members to aid in achieving satisfactory vocational adjustment.
  • Formulates individualized written rehabilitation plans to meet clients needs.
  • Coordinates services with other agencies, hospitals, clinics, schools and other community resources to meet the needs of the client, and monitor client progress.
  • Initiates rehabilitation plans, authorize and encumber funds for plans, not to exceed amount determined by DVR Director.
  • Provides job development and placement services to include establishment and maintenance of employer accounts and follow-up to insure satisfactory adjustment to the job.
  • Serves as a liaison for division with related agencies and institutions.
  • Prepares case documentation and reports to justify expenditures and monitor client progress and outcome.

Additional Posting Information

The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Telework according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview.


Conditions Of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

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Job Posting: 1277529

Posted On: Jun 12, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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