Employment Specialist ACT/ACT TAY in Saint Charles, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 3/26/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $17.00 hourly

Expanding educational and vocational opportunities for persons with psychiatric disabilities by providing individualized, community-based and integrated employment and educational supports. Full-time, benefits eligible position. Some evenings required to meet client need. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Directly assist consumers in their home and their community to choose, obtain and maintain competitive employment. Participates in engagement, vocational assessment, job development, job placement, job coaching and benefits counseling
• Identify, cultivate and document community employment opportunities
• Assist to measure employer and consumer satisfaction on a regular basis
• Appropriate documentation and recording within the case record according to policy
• Assist some consumers in completing or returning to school or a higher education learning opportunity as individuals desire indicates
• Assist the team by helping them develop supported employment approaches with consumers in the team, and attending all wellness plan meetings for consumers with employment or educational goals
• Regularly attend team meetings, huddles and clinical supervision
• Provide services with a flexible schedule and on-call rotation including nighttime, evening and weekend hours
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Operating vehicles or machinery

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

• High School/GED required
• Associate’s/Bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field preferred

WORK EXPERIENCE

• At least four (4) years of experience required if a High School/GED is the highest education obtained
• At least two (2) years of experience required if an Associate’s degree is the highest education obtained
(*If the degree is an Associate’s of Applied Science in Behavioral Health Support from an approved institution; then no additional experience is required)
• At least one (1) year of experience required if a non-human service Bachelor’s degree is the highest education obtained
• All experience must include working with individuals with psychiatric, substance use, and/or developmental disabilities
• A valid driver's license and agency established minimum automobile coverage required

 

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.