Services for the Underserved

  • Employment Specialist

    Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    Category
    Treatment Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Employment Specialist ensures the best quality of care and services for program consumers in a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). The clinic will provide a range of mental health and substance use disorder services to vulnerable populations with a myriad of needs. The ideal Case Manager candidate will come with experience with the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model, programs and services. Preference is given to those with 3-5 years as an Employment Specialist or similar role of providing direct employment/vocational services to clients with mental health diagnosis. CRC preferred.

     

    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 Holidays

    Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree in Human Services or related field required
    • CRC certification preferred
    • Two years experience with individuals with mental illness, substance abuse issues and/or a history of homelessness required
    • Working knowledge of various computer programs including e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Windows Operating System
    • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus
    • The ideal candidate will be creative, innovative, open to change and willing to contribute new ideas

     

    SUS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.

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