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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and Caseload Assistant!
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities is a State of Ohio agency seeking qualified applicants interested in working with individuals with disabilities to achieve quality employment and independence.
Would you like to help people as a State of Ohio employee?
As a VRC:
• Counsel individuals toward increased functioning and mutually agreeable vocational goals
• Interview individuals with disabilities to gather detailed information about their work history, medical situation, and more
• Interpret diagnostic information
• Counsel individuals and their families concerning strengths and limitations based on diagnostic information
• Determines eligibility for services
• Develops comprehensive individual written VR plans
As a CA:
• Schedule and conduct interviews with OOD clients to assess vocational needs
• Coordinate and conduct job placement activities with consumers; assist in preparation of job applications and job interviews
• Assist with benefits counseling & planning
• Conduct referral screening & maintain documentation
• Monitor treatment plans & monitor caseload for progression
Qualified Applicants:
• Completion of Master’s degree or completion of Bachelor’s core program in human services field of study (eg., rehabilitation counseling, psychology, sociology, social work, special education, pre-medicine, guidance & counseling, nursing, occupational or physical therapy, speech & hearing).
• Demonstrate fluent communication skills in American Sign Language.
Compensation & Benefits:
• Salary starts at $23.41/hour or $25.55 with a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Certificate for the first six months or $19.87 for Caseload Assistant
• Raise after first six months
• Career advancement opportunities
• Excellent benefits with the State of Ohio
Work Location:
4300 E. Broad Street
Whitehall, OH 43213

Questions? Contact Yolanda Ferguson at Yolanda.Ferguson@ood.ohio.gov
OOD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Apply online today through the State of Ohio career site at careers.ohio.gov
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