Job placement providers are service providers contracted by VRS/SSB to help people secure competitive integrated employment.
During the find phase, VRS/SSB job placement providers help a person create a job placement plan in coordination with the VRS/SSB counselor, help a person find employment, and collaborate with other professionals. Job placement providers also deliver initial job supports.
To work as an effective team supporting people, VRS/SSB job placement providers need to fulfill a number of important responsibilities.
Determine your current knowledge about providing VRS/SSB job placement services.
Create a job placement plan with the person and the VRS/SSB counselor
Learn what a job placement plan is and how to develop one with a VRS/SSB counselor.
Promote business engagement and help the person find employment
Learn how to engage businesses and help a person with a disability find employment.
Deliver initial job supports
Learn how you support a person with a disability starting a new job.
Collaborating with other professionals
Learn strategies to collaborate with other professionals on a person’s employment team.
Guidance for supervisors
Find ideas to help your staff become experts at the fulfilling the VRS/SSB job placement services responsibilities in the E1MN partnership.