Job Number: 22-375-10214
Job Summary: Employment Specialist provide employment skills training to individuals who may also have co-occurring substance use disorders and/or chronic health conditions utilizing a recovery based and trauma-informed perspective. Employment Specialists operate in a dynamic environment, develop extensive knowledge of community resources, collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and cultivate a clinical skill-set by forging therapeutic relationships with diverse community members. Services are typically provided in the community and require the use of a personal automobile and cell phone.
Employment Specialist work in partnership with racially and culturally diverse individuals to define and facilitate their desired life/employment outcomes. Employment Specialists participate in diagnostic evaluations and provide assessment of strengths, preferences, functional impairments and symptoms of psychiatric and/or co-occurring disorder(s) at regular intervals to ensure optimal and personalized services. Frequent service coordination with external and internal providers is necessary to support individuals in achieving independent functioning. Employment Specialist may provide all or some of the following: obtain/maintain employment, transportation, and resources fulfilling any basic need. Employment Specialist may also facilitate employment skills training groups and/or utilize other evidenced-based interventions.
On-call responsibilities may be required dependent upon unit protocols. This position may have additional duties associated with providing bilingual communication services and requires the completion of a language competency test.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Hours: Full-time; 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday-Friday
Position is eligible for differential pay.
Second Shift: $3.25
Third Shift: $4.25
Weekend Shift: $5.00
Salary: Starting Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) salary is at $45,689 based on education, but internal applicants are subject to Integral Care's QMHP career ladder
Sign-on incentive: Integral Care is looking to grow our teams with talented and caring people just like you. Currently, we are offering a $2,000 sign-on incentive for all newly hired employees! All newly hired employees will receive $1,000 on their first paycheck and $1,000 on the paycheck following their six-month anniversary.
Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis county residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve. Imagine your career at Integral Care!
Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages: Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)
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