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Supported Employment Professional


  • Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, nursing, education or social, behavioral or rehabilitative science.  
  • Experience in one of the previously mentioned fields shall substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.  
  • Physical ability to assist consumers on job sites.  
  • Must possess valid Florida driver's license and insurance with good driving record.  
  • Available to work flexible hours and days.  
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze work tasks.  
  • Strong desire to work with people with disabilities.  
  • Must be capable of working independently.  
  • Maintains First Aid/CPR, aids, and Job Coach Certifications.
  •  Pass required background screening.

Develop job opportunities, obtain placement for and provide hands-on training of persons with disabilities in community-based employment.


  • Participates in development and assessment of consumer pool.
  • Completes job analysis and training plan.
  • Provides intensive one-on-one training.  Ensures the job gets done.
  • Provides follow along services as assigned.
  • Provides training in support areas such as transportation, money, skills, grooming, and other skills needed to succeed on the job.
  • Collects data and retrains as needed.
  •  Maintains and submits reports as required.
  • Maintains liaison with employers and potential employers.
  • Works flexible hours/days as needed, be available for response to pager requests.
  • Ensures maximum integration of each worker at the job site and in the community.
  • Monitors and anticipates consumer needs in relation to continued success of the placement.
  • Works closely with other The Arc North Florida, Inc. staff.
  • Receives a minimum of 24 hours per year of job related in-service training.  Maintains First Aid/CPR, Aids, and contagious disease training. 8 hours of training must be for supported employment issues.  A minimum of 12 hours pre-service training is required.
  • Provide physical assistance to consumers as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.
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