Services for the UnderServed, Inc (SUS) Employment Specialist in New York, New York
SCOPE OF ROLE:
The Employment Specialist provides vocational services and consultation as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Familiar with Federal, State and Local laws and regulations as they apply to the community residence program and agency policies
Provides vocational services and consultation as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. visits clients in their home and other settings required.
Familiar with OMH regulations
Responsible for integrating vocational goals and services
Provides aid and assistance through all phases of the vocational service provision
Performing routine clinical services as a member of the Team
Responsible for charting client services
Responsible Vocational portion or all of creating the service plan
Responsible for integrating vocational goals and services with the tasks of all the team members
Responsible for ensuring revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change
Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible
Responsible for creating a monthly spreadsheet with names of tenants and their employment status
Follow-up quarterly with all employed tenants
Assist with making monthly contact with tenant as needed
Participate in bi-weekly monthly meeting
Participate in monthly supervision to address any work-related tasks or concerns
Other duties as assigned
The Salary for this role is - Min $50,000.00 - Max -$50,000.00
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
BA degree in psychology, social work, or related field preferred.
Must have two or more years’ experience working with persons who are seriously persistently mentally ill under the supervision of a certified rehabilitation counselor.
Must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Proficient in MS Word/Excel.
Ability to research material via the internet.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Valid driver’s license is a plus, but not required.
Experience working with different populations preferred
Bilingual English/Spanish speaking preferred
Join a team of employees who cares about the wellbeing of others. We believe in fostering a culture built on our core values: respect, integrity, support, maximizing individual potential and continuous quality improvement.
S:US is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. S:US is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities, including allowance of the use of services animals. To request reasonable accommodation or if you believe such a request was improperly handled or denied, contact the Director of Talent Acquisition.
Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holiday
External Company Name: Services For The Underserved, Inc.
External Company URL: http://sus.org/
Street: 186 East 123rd Street