SUD Supported Employment Specialist
Responsibilities: Working directly with clients to assess for work readiness, develop employment plan and address needs for work, and deliver interventions to achieve employment.
Assist clients with the entire employment process from job search, application, resume, applying and interviewing and actually starting a job.
Job coach as needed with clients who start new jobs.
Support clients who are working to help them continue to be successful in employment.
Provides secondary Community Support services to Adult Substance Use Disorder's (SUD) as related to work; serves as an advocate, liaison, mediator, broker for SUD's; promotes a client/driven strength-oriented service; adheres to the agency's mission statement; policy and procedures; follows guidelines to ensure quality assurance; maintains productivity and documentation standards.
Qualifications: Ohio driver's license; proof of automobile liability insurance (minimum $100,000);
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Will also consider non bachelors with 3+ years’ experience with a chemical dependency license. Preference given to holders of Ohio Counselors and Social/Work Board licensure.
Experience in working with adults with SUD; exhibits respect, compassion, warmth, caring and friendliness; non-judgmental of varying cultural beliefs; ability to assess, teach and model skill development techniques related to employment.
Ability to see the potential for work in all our clients, able to consider creative solutions, ability to set limits, confront behaviors and redirect.
Supervisor: SUD/IOP Team Lead