Services for the Underserved

Employment Specialist

Job Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Category
Behavioral Health
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

The Employment Specialist will work as part of the OnTrackNY team and will ensure the best quality of care and services for program consumers in a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). This position is heavily field based working to continue community connections or reconnect young adults who have just experienced their first instance of psychosis. The clinic will provide a range of mental health and substance use disorder services to vulnerable populations with a myriad of needs. The ideal 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.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field required, master's degree preferred 
  • 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

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 Recruitment at 646-565-5894.

 

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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