Talent Development Specialist in Poplar Bluff, MO at ResCare

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

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Job Description


Title: Talent Development Specialist

Job Category: Direct Care/Operations

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Talent Development Specialist.

Are you passionate about helping others? Don’t miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you help people reach their highest level of independence! Apply today! ResCare. Where Care Meets Career.

Talent Development Specialist Responsibilities

Responsible for meeting with participants to identify barriers to employment and develop strategies to overcome said barriers to attain self-sufficiency. Has accountability for maintaining complete, accurate and timely case notes/related records in manual and/or electronic systems. Outreach to referrals who fail to show for appointment. Create update and ensure completion of plans according to contract deadlines.

  • Conduct individual assessment to provide career guidance and counseling to job seeker;
  • Provide detailed case management for each customer to assist in preparation for employment that leads to self-sufficiency;
  • Assist customers in maintaining eligibility for services by ensuring attendance at required training/activities and workshops and performing job searches;
  • Authorize and coordinate supportive services such as childcare, transportation, etc., and track obligations of funds;
  • Maintain existing contacts to community resources and develop new ones to further the goals of the program and resulting in success to customers;
  • Provide labor market information to all customers;
  • Ensure contract deliverables and individual goals are met;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements

  • Preferred Associates degree; required H.S. Diploma with at least one year of Sales/Customer Service experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally in an individual or group setting;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs;
  • Strong speaking and organizational/time management skills;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentially;
  • Must be detailed oriented and timely in meeting deadlines, goals and objectives;
  • Ability to address and solve customer inquiries and/or concerns;
  • Ability to conduct Workshops/Orientations;
  • Must have transportation and be willing/able to travel locally and be available to travel out of area as required.

Additional Information


In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in people's lives and career advancement, opportunities you may also be offered:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Suite of voluntary insurance options
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Performance incentives
  • Company Discount Purchasing Program
    • Cell phone Service
    • Ford and Chrysler Automobiles
    • Furniture
    • Appliances
    • Staples discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Don't miss this opportunity to find career success and fulfillment while you assist people to reach their highest level of independence. 

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.



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