Under direct supervision, the Vocational Trainer will supervise workers with disabilities performing janitorial work in an industrial/commercial setting. Participates in the evaluation of work behavior, tolerance and overall performance of assigned trainees in terms of physical, mental, emotional and other occupational disabilities. Assists in relating trainees' progress through work evaluation, work adjustment, and other relevant programs at community based training sites. Complies with assigned contractual statement of work. Completes paperwork related to contract and trainee progress/performance.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complies with contractual responsibilities related to janitorial tasks and frequencies as outlined in statement of work for a government facility.
Assigns and instructs workers with disabilities in specific tasks. Observes and records performance, including but not limited to attendance, punctuality, personal hygiene, and productivity.
Monitors quality and quantity of client productivity according to acceptable competitive employment levels and the requirements and expectations of the contract or subcontract and in accordance with Department of Labor (DOL) requirements. Maintains an industrial and/or business atmosphere in the work environment.
Assists in developing and implementing individualized program plans that prepare the consumer to achieve the highest level of vocational development.
Oversees training of consumers in conjunction with Case Manager or other related staff. Provides documentation and participates in appropriate meetings/staffings to identify vocational and occupational obstacles.
Produces regular Agency and/or contractual documentation/reports, including but not limited to quality control inspections, safety inspections, payroll, service/utility call logs, line-item/project work sheets, and client rehabilitation and wage productivity reports, through handwritten and/or computer process.
Provides back up to Program Case Manager.
Follows prescribed safety procedures. Acts to ensure safety for self, co-workers and consumers.
Carries out responsibilities in accordance with professional standards. Works cooperatively with co-workers and maintains congenial relationships with Agency employees, clients/consumers, government employees and outside representatives. Where appropriate, demonstrates empathy and concern in client/consumer interaction. Complies with all appropriate Agency policies and procedures.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Must meet GSA contractual requirements for position related to years of experience, square footage and like facility
Red Cross and CPR training preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, and to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before consumers or employees of organizations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; to compute rate, ratio, and percent; and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form, and to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be able to work some evening hours.
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Jewish Child & Family Services provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.