The average salary of a(n) Employment Training Specialist in Arkansas - State Average is $61,520.
The average hourly rate of a(n) Employment Training Specialist in Arkansas - State Average is $29.58.
The average bonus of a(n) Employment Training Specialist in Arkansas - State Average is $2,233.00.
Provides support services to clients with disabilities to assist and enable them to obtain and maintain long term, competitive employment, performing any combination of following duties: Reviews client's personal, educational, and vocational history; and diagnostic records and evaluation of client's abilities provided by referral agency, such as vocational rehabilitation organization, and interviews client to assess client's interests, job skills, and needs. Counsels client to develop overall career goals and to plan job development activities. Instructs client, or instructs and assists client, based upon assessment of client's needs in basic job application and daily living skills and behaviors, such as job interviewing, resume preparation, managing money and time, and arranging transportation, utilizing techniques, such as role playing, to prepare client for job development efforts. Contacts employers and employment agencies; and surveys newspapers and other resources to locate potential employment opportunities for client based upon assessment of client's needs, abilities, and interests. Assists client with job application process and accompanies client to job interviews, in accordance with client's needs. Confers with potential employers to explain supported employment services and to solicit employment for client. Confers with employer and supervisor of job for which client will be hired and performs job to learn job tasks, job skill requirements, and performance and quality expectations of employer. Analyzes job factors and environment to determine need for workplace modifications and coaching/support needed to teach job to client. Negotiates with employer to modify workplace and to restructure or eliminate tasks which client is unable to perform. Instructs and coaches client in job tasks and performs job with client, as needed, until client reaches employer's required level of proficiency. Confers with employer and visits work site to monitor progress of client. Introduces client to co-workers and facilitates social interactions to build co-worker support and to integrate client into work environment. Maintains contact with employer and client to provide long term followup support. Retrains client for new job tasks and equipment, as needed. Counsels client and client's family concerning effects of employment on benefits, such as social security disability payments. Maintains contact with client's family, referral agency and other government agencies to inform personnel of client's progress. Maintains and submits to funding agency written records of each service contract. May specialize in training individual clients in job and related skills and be designated Job Trainer (social ser.). May specialize in developing new job sites and be designated Job Developer (social ser.). Less
Provides support services to clients with disabilities to assist and enable them to obtain and maintain long term, competitive employment, performing any combination of following duties: Reviews client's personal, educational, and vocational history; and diagnostic records and evaluation of client's... More