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Employment Specialist ACT/ACT TAY

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Union
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Due to rapid expansion in all of our clinics, we are offering a $1,000 sign on bonus. We are eager to be able to continue to serve clients in our service areas and need you to make this happen! The Employment Specialist for the Assertive Community Team focuses on expanding educational and vocational opportunities for persons with psychiatric disabilities by providing individualized, community-based and integrated employment and educational supports. Full-time, benefits eligible position. Rotating on call. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - JOB SPECIFIC Directly assist consumers in their home and their community to choose, obtain and maintain competitive employment. Participates in engagement, vocational assessment, job development, job placement, job coaching and benefits counselingIdentify, cultivate and document community employment opportunitiesAssist to measure employer and consumer satisfaction on a regular basisAppropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policyAssist some consumers in completing or returning to school or a higher education learning opportunity as individuals desire indicatesAssist the team by helping them develop supported employment approaches with consumers in the team, and attending all wellness plan meetings for consumers with employment or educational goalsRegularly attend team meetings, huddles and clinical supervisionProvide services with a flexible schedule and on-call rotation including nighttime, evening and weekend hoursOther duties as assigned ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES - COMPANY WIDE Regularly attends work except for approved absencesAttends all training as requiredMaintain professional, "champion" behaviorProvides quality customer serviceProvides services with a commitment to service excellenceWorks in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellenceTeam oriented and values diversity DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES Analytical ThinkingChange ReadinessCollaborative RelationshipsConflict ResolutionCreative ThinkingCommunication - OralCommunication - WrittenDecision MakingEmpowers OthersFlexible ThinkingForward ThinkingMultitasking/PlanningOrganizational/Time ManagementProblem SolvingRisk Management/ AssessmentStrategic ThinkingTeamworkTechnical Expertise WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK Operating vehicles or machinery EDUCATION High School/GED requiredAssociate's/Bachelor's degree in a human service-related field preferred WORK EXPERIENCE At least four (4) years of experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtainedAt least two (2) years of experience required if an Associate's degree is the highest education obtained (*If the degree is an Associate's of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service Bachelor's degree is the highest education obtainedAll experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilitiesA valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Columbia , Employment Specialist ACT/ACT TAY, Human Resources , Union, Missouri

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