Employment Services Specialist

DeKalb CSB - Decatur, GA

Duties & Responsibilities: Carries out the services of the IPS Supported Employment program by assisting clients obtain & maintain competitive employment in the community that is consistent with their vocational goals. Assist clients in obtaining information about their benefits & how working effects benefits; Assess Client’s vocational functioning on an ongoing basis utilizing background information & work experience; Develop individual employment plan with client; Conduct job development & job search activities based of client preference; Conduct minimum of 6 employer contacts per week, Collaborate /integrate vocational service into mental health treatment via communication with therapist/treatment team; Provide individualize follow-along supports to assist clients in maintaining employment; Documents all daily contacts and completes individual progress summaries. Must have basic PC competency, and will be required to utilize electronic medical records in lieu of paper charts on a daily basis.

Minimum Training & Experience: Education and experience equivalent to undergraduate degree in mental health, social services, or business. Experience working with people with severe mental illness, experience providing employment services, job development & knowledge of the working world. Ability to work as an effective team player is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in providing SE services using the IPS Supported Employment Model

Salary Details: Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 must provide proof of Selective Service Registration.
Due to the large volume of applications received, only those applicants who are selected for an interview will receive further notification.

Pre-employment drug screening may be required. Selected applicant will be subject of an FBI Criminal History Record Check, and the applicant has the right to challenge the contents of their Criminal History Record Information, should they choose to do so.

Please be advised that anyone transferring in from another State agency may not be able to keep Employees Retirement System (ERS) privileges.

Disabled applicants who require special accommodations should contact Human Resources at (404) 294-3745 or the Georgia Relay Service.

For more information visit www.dekcsb.org/careers

DeKalb CSB is an equal opportunity employer regarding disability under VEVRRA and ADA