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JC-372400 Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.

DOR administers the largest vocational rehabilitation and independent living programs in the country. Vocational rehabilitation services are designed to help job seekers with disabilities obtain competitive employment in integrated work settings. Independent living services may include peer support, skill development, systems advocacy, referrals, assistive technology services, transition services, housing assistance, and personal assistance services.

We believe in the talent and potential of individuals with disabilities. We invest in the future through creativity, ingenuity, and innovation. We ensure our decisions and actions are informed by interested individuals and groups. We pursue excellence through continuous improvement. We preserve the public’s trust through compassionate and responsible provision of services.

Under the direction of the Team Manager, Staff Services Manager I, a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Qualified Rehabilitation Professional (SVRC, QRP) facilitates the effective delivery of services to consumers in a Vocational Rehabilitation Service Delivery (VRSD) Team.  The core duties of the SVRC, QRP include the following non-delegable functions:  1) determining vocational rehabilitation (VR) eligibility; 2) determining priority for services; 3) development of the Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE); 4) determining amendments to the IPE; and 5) determining successful employment outcome achieved, and completing case closure for services of Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) consumers.  The SVRC, QRP is accountable for the quality, quantity, and effectiveness of consumer employment outcomes and must effectively and consistently align the non-delegable duties with the delegable tasks performed by other team members for each consumer's case.