Employment Specialist – Adult Services

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

HBHS offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including BCBS of MS Health, UHC Dental & Vision, Life Insurance, Long Term and Short Term Disability, 401k with 5% Match, Paid Time Off and much more!

Job Summary:  Performs job-coaching duties for participants assigned to their caseload. Assists, investigates and secures employment for assigned individuals in the Supported Employment Program.  Engages individuals and establishes trusting, collaborative relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment in community settings.   Reports to Coordinator of Adult Services.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related field required,  Previous experience working with people with serious mental illnesses, experience providing employment services, and knowledge of the work world are preferred. Ability to work as an effective team member; requires flexibility regarding working conditions and assignments. Good oral and written communication skills necessary.  Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Must have valid driver’s license in Mississippi and continued proof of auto insurance.

This position has been determined to have an occasional or very low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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