Services for the Underserved

  • Vocational (Rehabilitation) Counselor, ACT

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

    The Vocational (Rehabilitation) Counselor provides rehabilitative services and consultation as a member of a mobile multi-disciplinary treatment team.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • The Rehabilitation Counselor will act as the Employment Specialist.
    • Responsible for integrating vocational goals and services with the tasks of all the ACT Team members. 
    • Provides assistance through all phases of the vocational service. 
    • Performing routine clinical services as a member of the ACT Team. 
    • Responsibility for the recipients and for charting services.
    • Responsible portion or all of creating the service plan.
    • Responsible for ensuring revisions to the plan as the participant’s needs change.
    • Advocating for the rights and preferences of the participant whenever possible.

    Qualifications

    • BA degree in psychology, social work, or related field is required; Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling is preferred.  CRC is 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. 
    • Bilingual in any language a plus not required.
    • Driver’s license validate in New York State.

     

    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. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting sus.org.

     

    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

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