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ID 
2018-1463
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
8/1/2018
Category 
Comprehensive Employment Services (CES)

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Overview

Company Description

NADAP, Inc. is a multiservice non-profit agency dedicated to helping people with medical, behavioral health and social service needs to become self sufficient. NADAP has experience since 1971 operating programs that assist disadvantaged populations in New York City and Nassau County. NADAP's services include assessment, care coordination, case management, professional training, and job preparation, placement and retention services. NADAP provides services to more than 25,000 people annually. Visit us at www.nadap.org.

 

Program Description:

Our Comprehensive Employment Services (CES) Program, prepares individuals with barriers to employment to successfully enter the workforce.  They provide customized services for people with chemical dependency, ex-offenders and individuals with co-occurring disorders. All participants receive comprehensive vocational assessments, job preparation and employment retention services.  CES works closely with NYC businesses and industries to develop job opportunities for their participants.

 

 

Job Summary:                                                                                 

To provide comprehensive employment retention services to CES clients to ensure the achievement of placement goals and job retention. The individual develops marketing strategies and linkages with potential employers and maintains a job bank for client placements.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with clients to make sure that they are interested in specific employment opportunities as they develop.Effectively match client’s skills and capabilities with suitable employment positions.
  • Meet individual and/or departmental placement and job development goals as established and communicated by NADAP management. Maintain accurate client files detailing objectives and outcomes of placement services.
  • Educate clients with employment related laws as they relate to individuals with barriers to employment and within the welfare to work system.
  • Maintain accurate and updated case notes on services delivered.
  • Verifies all placement milestones employment along with obtaining corresponding documents.
  • Conduct individual assessments and career plans to ensure client readiness for employment. Meet with clients to discuss job opportunities, assist with scheduling interviews and provide post interview feedback. Provide input in team infrastructure daily with open job orders, quality data management, and auditable filing system to ensure productivity.
  • Provide job readiness training for special populations that will ensure barriers are addressed prior to interviews and employment.
  • Promote CES employment services to area businesses to create future partnerships and identify job openings as they pertain to the business development strategy. Maintain working relationships with business associations within all service communities throughout New York State to identify prospective employers.
  • Work closely with vocational/case management and office staff to ensure clients are matched with employment opportunities. Work closely with vocational/case management staff on developing curriculum and materials as needed for program services.
  • Conduct on-site and off-site presentations and trainings for clients, fellow staff, and members of the referral community to present NADAP scope of services. Assist clients in obtaining job-related documentation and attire as it pertains to job preparedness in training setting.
  • Facilitate individual placement by, following up on job leads, developing job search plans etc. accompanying clients to interviews when necessary
  • Presents weekly performance results to team and works collaboratively with team to meet individual and team placement & retention goals. 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 3 years job related experience required.
  • Advanced knowledge of a specialized or technical field or a thorough knowledge of the practices and techniques of a professional field.
  • Experience working with court-involved individuals and/or youth/young adults.