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Rehabilitation Counselor

Company: State of North Carolina
Location: New Bern
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Description of Work This Rehabilitation Counselor position is located in the Craven County area and is based in the New Bern Unit Office. This position will provide counseling services to our consumers. The selected applicant is accountable for the design and implementation of a comprehensive plan of vocational rehabilitation or independent living services for persons with disabilities. Services will be provided to consumers both in person and remotely. Job responsibilities include the following: * Evaluate professional diagnostic data to determine eligibility and required services.
* Develop a written plan of services in conjunction with the consumer.
* Provide vocational rehabilitation or independent living services within the context of a guidance and counseling relationship and provide supportive counseling.
* Monitor the consumer's progress throughout the service delivery process.
* Work directly with community partners in order to assist individuals with disabilities in becoming suitably employed or living independently. Document service delivery and case progress in the case management system as required by agency policy.
* Document service delivery and case progress in the case management system as required by agency policy. Selected applicant needs to have the means to travel as the job requires. * In order to be considered for this position you must attach a copy of your transcripts. * Salary Grade:GN10 Recruitment Range:$34,158- $54,486 Positions:60054985 3rd Party Positions: If no suitable candidates are found at the Rehabilitation Counselor level, this position will be filled as a Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee. Salary for Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee is $34,158. Duties and responsibilities as a Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee are non-independent and are supervised by the Unit Manager or designee. If applying as Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee, candidate will be required to attain a Master's degree in a related Human Service field or Rehabilitation Counseling. Those that qualify as a Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee are encouraged to apply for this position. TheDHHSDivision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS) promotes employment and independence for persons with disabilities through customer partnership and community leadership. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they possess all of the following: Please refer to the link below for additional information If your Master's degree is in a field other than Rehabilitation Counseling, your application must explicitly demonstrate that you possess the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities listed below. * In-depth knowledge of casework methodology and techniques of rehabilitation counseling.
* Considerable knowledge of federal and state laws governing the delivery of rehabilitation or independent living services.
* Demonstrated ability to interpret medical and psychological data in planning and developing rehabilitative services.
* Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling from an appropriately accredited institution; OR A master's degree in a related human services field from an appropriately accredited institution; OR Current certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor by the Commission of Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. Rehabilitation Counselor Trainee: Graduation from a four-year college or university with a four-year degree in a related human service field as defined above. Supplemental and Contact Information In collaboration with our partners, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services provides essential services to improve the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The DHHS Division of Human Resources (DHR) follows the State Human Resources Employment of Relatives Policy. Applicants who have relatives or people living in the same household, will not be considered for job vacancies in the DHR at those locations. For a complete definition of immediate family member, please see the State Human Resources Workforce Planning, Recruitment and Selection Policy, Section 2, Page 38. Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. You will either receive a call to schedule an interview or an email notifying you when the job has been filled. For technical issues with your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627. Applicants will be communicated with via email only for updates on the status of their application. If there are any questions about this posting other than your application status, please contact HR at 919-855-3517.

Keywords: State of North Carolina, Jacksonville , Rehabilitation Counselor, Healthcare , New Bern, North Carolina

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