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Supported Employment & Education Specialist

Company: Oaks Integrated Care Inc.
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Join our team today and immerse yourself in a rewarding career for years to come!

As a Supported Employment and Education Specialist, you will work providing outreach to consumers throughout Cape May, Atlantic, Salem, Cumberland, Gloucester, Burlington, and Ocean counties working with individuals ages 15-35 experiencing First Episode Psychosis.

Schedule: Full-time 40 hours with evenings. On call rotation with response by phone required.

Responsibilities:

* Participates in team-based care and shared decision-making, collaborates with other team members to support the individual achieve recovery; * Provides supported employment and education services to consumer including employment- or education-related counsel and guidance, strengthening skillsets that improve job and/or education readiness, prepares individual for workforce and/or education entry by reviewing good work habits, professional etiquette, etc., assists with coaching and motivational activities, supports individual in completing applications and preparing for interviews, etc.; * Evaluate and assess the individual's skills to determine treatment plan that supports the individual's education and/or employment goals; * Support the individual in strengthening existing skillset through targeted efforts; * Provide advocacy services on behalf of the individual including employer/employee relations, resource development, accompanying individual to appointments and/or interviews, etc.; * Supports individual in exploring community resources for employment and educational opportunities and provides referrals as necessary; * Participates in weekly Team Meetings and case reviews; * Engages in clinical supervision with the Team Leader; * Documents all interactions with individual and communicates with team, maintains accurate and up-to-date information in the individual's electronic health record; * Promotes consumer-driven services and recovery-oriented environment; assists individual and their family in making decisions, taking action and treatment planning. Provides education and information to the individual and their family; * Performs other related duties as necessary.

Benefits:

* Competitive salary * Medical and dental insurance * Vision plan * Retirement plan * Flexible spending plans * EXCELLENT time benefits * Opportunity for personal and career growth * Team oriented environment - we practice the FISH! Philosophy

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in human services field; * 1 year of experience in providing supported employment or education services; * Bilingual preferred; * Excellent written and oral communication skills; * Valid driver's license in good standing.

All positions require a valid driver's license in good standing, pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check. All candidates, if hired, will be expected to cooperate with Oaks Integrated Care and The Department of Human Services in all inspections and investigations. Oaks Integrated Care considers applicants for all positions without regard to: race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; sexual orientation; marital or veteran status; the presence of a medical condition, genetic information or handicap, unrelated to performing the tasks of the job; or any other legally protected status.

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at

Phone: (609)845-3731

Email:recruiter@oaksintcare.org

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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Keywords: Oaks Integrated Care Inc., Cherry Hill , Supported Employment & Education Specialist, Other , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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