Back To Work Specialist
Mental Health Association of Orange County
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Post Date: Feb 07, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Now
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - California - Orange County
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Under direction of the Multi-Service Center Program Director and/or Assistant Coordinator, the Back to Work Specialist is responsible for supporting mental health consumers in re-entering the workforce.

STATUS:        Full-time, Non-Exempt

1.Responsible for developing documents and procedure for data collection to support outcomes.
2.Establish a working relationship and referral process with Job Placement Specialist.
3.Develop community relationships with employers to help support consumers with employment retention.
4.Conduct employment preparedness presentations regularly.
5.Follow up with consumers following placement, provide needed supports to promote retention.
6.Create and maintain a safe, supportive and accepting environment for Consumers.
7.Assimilate statistical information for funding reports and outcome study on appropriate forms in an accurate and timely fashion.
8.Attend weekly staff meetings and other designated meetings.

1.Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, or a minimum of two years experience in a social service setting.
2.Two years of experience working with homeless and/or psychiatric disabled persons.
3.Knowledge of severe mental illness and its symptoms.
4.Bilingual (Spanish/English or Vietnamese/English) and Bicultural ability and knowledge is preferred.
5.Possession of or ability to obtain a California Driver’s License and maintain a driving record meeting with agency insurance requirements.

The Mental Health Association of Orange County is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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Contact Details

City: Santa Ana
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 92702
Country: United States