Employment Support Specialist

Do you have an interest in business, social work and the social sciences?
 
If you’re looking for an excellent opportunity to help others and grow in your career, look no further than BCI. As an Employment Support Specialist (ESS), you will work side-by-side with behavioral experts and business managers, while helping people with developmental disabilities achieve their life ambitions.
 
BCI Packaging is a unique social enterprise that enriches the lives of adults with disabilities by providing a choice of productive, fulfilling employment.
 
Working with our employees at our various production facilities, and partnering with leading global companies, you will not only be paid competitively but will know the joyous experience of being part of a remarkable organization that directly benefits the community. You’ll also enjoy many other perks, flexible work schedules, and a comprehensive benefits package for eligible full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance coverage, paid holidays, vacation and wellness days, and a generous retirement savings plan.
 
What you’ll get to do:
 

  • Assess employee strengths, needs, vocational aspirations, and functional limitations using professional methods and tools

  • Motivate, guide and coach employees

  • Maintain familiarity with BCI’s accreditation standards

  • Prepare Individual Work Plans (IWP’s) and make revisions for employees in accordance with their needs

  • Monitor the progress of each employee and record events leading to goal achievement

  • Refer employees to service agencies as needed

  • Effectively communicate and liaison with employees, employers, families, guardians, and service providers

What you’ll need:
 

  • An accredited bachelor’s degree in social work or the social sciences, or a related field

  • Experience working with adults with disabilities

  • A love of helping people with special needs

  • An ability to communicate effectively with all sorts of people

  • Attention to detail and proper documentation

  • Ability to drive to and from worksites in the St. Louis area in your own vehicle (mileage reimbursement provided)

  • Desire to learn and grow with a great organization

 
Apply today to begin your journey with BCI!

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