Employment Specialist
Montefiore /University Behavioral Associates
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Post Date: Jan 10, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: immediately
Salary: high $50s
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Description
BA REQUIRED, MA preferred
SPANISH SPEAKING preferred
WORK WITH CLIENTS TO FORMULATE THEIR EMPLOYMENT GOAL AND CORRESPONDING PLAN TO ACHIEVE THEIR GOAL
-Assess clients/identify strengths/ barriers, skills/interests pertaining to their plan for employment
-Develop resumes, develop jobs or facilitate job search
-coach interviewing techniques
-identify appropriate short term training opportunities
-strong collaborative relationships with case management staff and employment related collateral contacts
-make referrals to support job search or eliminate barriers to employment
-some field work required


Skills
-Experience conducting employment readiness assessments identifying strengths and barriers to employment
-excellent oral and written skills
-electronic case records and on line skills essential
-ability to work with ambivalent clients and motivate them towards employment
-experience supporting clients to retain employment including individuals with behavioral health issues such as substance use and mental health


Notes
University Behavioral Associates is the Care Management provider within the Montefiore Health Systems offering competitive salaries and benefits