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Day Center Vocational Specialist

Hands of Heartland Bellevue, NE

Job Description

Hands of Heartland believes that people with developmental disabilities are people first. We believe that all persons have rights. The right to live, to be employed, to learn, to benefit from growth within their surroundings, and to interact within the community. We strongly believe in the family network and encourage families and clients to be involved in every aspect of delivering services. We believe in the quality of excellence in all aspects of our residences, staff, management and training. 

Vocational Specialist- Day Center

Qualifications:  High school diploma required. Preferably with at least one year of experience working with the developmentally disabled populations or have a human service field degree or specialized training. Ability to drive clients in your personal vehicle, have a good driving record, a valid Nebraska driver’s license, and current automobile insurance. No record of abuse or neglect or police record of a felony. Must attend orientation and training. Ability to project a caring and professional manner with co-workers, clients and the general public. Be able to maintain confidentiality and client rights. Have proven skills in communication, spoken,  written, and listening; observation; problem solving. Knowledge of human growth and behavior, time management skills, understanding of social systems, and the ability to handle a variety of situations and individuals. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure Day Center worksites are clean, orderly and safe for all individuals.
  • Assist in the development of program goals and implement plans of care for individuals served.
  • Effectively promote, teach and assist in areas of personal, daily, community living and social skills for individual needs and as indentified in the Individual Service Plan.
  •  Monitor progress and compliance with plan of care.
  •  Document client information on web-based system.
  • Provide a creative environment to meet the individual needs and enhance the skills of the various clients we serve.
  • Effectively communicate with the Team.
  • Assist individuals to plan and participate in group, social and recreational activities.
  • Advocate for and encourge independence for indivduals as outlined in Individual Service Plans.


Job Details

Date Posted September 6, 2017
Located In Bellevue, NE
Department Vocational
Function Work with Developmentally Disabled Individuals
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Monday thru Friday 6 AM to 2 PM
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 21-1093.00 Social and Human Service Assistants
Zipcode 68005
Name Andrea Young
Address 209 Galvin Rd. North
City, State and Zip Bellevue, NE 68005
Phone 402-933-0680 x 103
FAX 402-933-3434

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Abuse Reporting
  • Mandt System
  • Patient Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • First Aid Certification
  • Medication Aide
  • Other - Customer Service
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • And More ...