Employment Specialist Butler Behavioral Health Hamilton
16 May 2020
Butler Behavioral Health
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And other stakeholders Social Service sales, or teaching experience preferred, but not required We value the unique characteristics, individual strengths and a holistic understanding of every client and their resources, to develop personalized treatment plans with focused objectives ,…
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WPA Employment Specialist
Up to $17.25/hour Butler Behavioral Health has been providing high quality behavioral health services to our community since 1948. We value the unique characteristics, individual strengths and a holistic understanding of every client and their resources, to develop personalized treatment plans with focused objectives that result in “small steps” towards changing their lives. Our simple mission, to be your first choice for caring, comprehensive and well-coordinated behavioral health care services. We believe in three basic philosophies to provide the best care to our clients: quick and simple access to services, highest level of service engagement while inspiring our teams every day.
Work Place Associates is a community-based program which helps working age youth and adults with mental health or cognitive disabilities regain or improve the quality of their lives through meaningful employment supports. Examples of typical services provided include career counseling, vocational case management, benefits education, job development, and job coaching. Our WPA program is seeking an Employment Specialist to provide assessment, job development, and job coaching services for the people we serve in Southwest Ohio. Responsibilities:
Provide individualized instruction in a community based setting
Act as a liaison between WorkPlace Associates Staff, the WorkPlace Associates Program Manager, funding sources, and employer contacts.
Complete and document ongoing job search and coaching documentation.
Communicate effectively with consumers, employers, co-workers, family members, funding sources, and agency personnel.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships with consumers and other stakeholders
Attend in-services, seminars and other training activities as scheduled
Complete/submit all required paperwork. Maintain case records according to professional standards
High School Diploma
Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills
Social Service sales, or teaching experience preferred, but not required
Experience utilizing case record system
The WPA Employment Specialist is a full-time, hourly non-exempt position, with salary based on experience. We offer a supportive work environment, competitive wages, and generous PTO offerings. Our menu of benefit options all begin on your first day of employment. From life and disability plans to medical, dental and vision coverages from quality benefit carriers. We also offer 401k with employer match and Flexible Spending Accounts.