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POST DATE 6/3/2020
END DATE 8/4/2020
The Chesapeake Center, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONOverviewThe Employment Specialist provides coverage for employee's who or would like to be employed in the community or volunteer positions
This position requires community involvement and skills to job match with the Employees' best interest at all times
The Employment Specialist works closely with the individuals to foster growth to be productive members of their community
The Chesapeake Developmental Unit program is designed to ensure that all the Employees' capabilities and functioning abilities are maintained and that staff only provides the necessary level of assistance to maintain each Employee's level of independence in all areas of their lives
The Employment Specialist is responsible for the employment discovery customization to provide individualized job matching for individuals based on interest, skills, preferred environment and work conditions in their community
Job SummaryThe Employment Specialist provides care to Employees as established in Chesapeake Developmental Unit Policies and Procedures, current standards of care and practice and applicable state/federal regulations
In addition, the Employment Specialist is responsible for handling tasks which may involve exposure to visible blood contamination or reasonable anticipated blood contamination in compliance with the OSHA's Blood borne Pathogen Standard and Chesapeake Developmental Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens