Supported Employment Specialist
This position is responsible for providing Psychosocial Rehab and employment training to consumers in Levels of Care 1 & 3 of the Texas Resiliency and Recovery program and is responsible for developing and implementing individual strategies to assist consumers in meeting desired outcomes. Work involves planning, organizing, training, monitoring and evaluating progress for teaching consumers to secure and maintain preferred community employment. This includes Skills Training and Psychosocial Rehabilitative Services related to addressing the symptoms of mental illness affecting an individual’s ability to obtain and retain employment as well as non-billable vocational specific training. This position requires the ability to: identify problem/need areas, work under stressful situations in a professional manner; be thorough in assessment and documentation; locate and utilize community resources; and to develop positive relationships with the consumers. Position will work cooperatively with the LOC Treatment Teams, other departments and the community. Skills in written and oral communication, problem solving and teamwork are essential. Must be flexible with work schedule in order to meet the needs of consumers. This position must maintain monthly performance targets. This position reports directly to the MH Program Administrator.
Betty Hardwick Center is a Tobacco Free Campus for all employees.
• Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or a Human Services Field from an accredited college or university
• Must be eligible to be certified as a Qualified Mental Health Professional
• Prefer previous work experience with adult mental health consumers
• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and be an insurable driver