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. Assisting 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. Supporting clients who are working to help them continue to be successful in employment.

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. Preference given to holders of Ohio Counselors and Social/Work Board licensure. Experience in working with adults with Severe Mental Disorder; 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: Supported Employment Team Lead
Email resume to hrdept@newhorizonsmentalhealth.org


 

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