Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.
The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.
Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: IPS Employment Specialist
The Ideal IPS Employment Specialist is responsible for the completion of all phases of employment service: 1) Intake, 2) Engagement, 3) Assessment, 4) Job Placement, 5) Job Coaching, and 6) Follow Along Supports. Ensures consumers have access to benefits counseling/work incentives planning. Works closely with Vocation Rehabilitation Specialists and mental health treatment teams to place consumers in competitive, diverse jobs that are tailored to meet the consumer's individualized needs and preferences. Develops and maintains a strong employer network. Adheres to the 8 Practice Principles of IPS and assists in maintaining fidelity to the model, other community resources to benefit child's care, health, and safety, providing on-going assistance to parents on behavioral intervention and assist them in developing plans to address target behaviors. They will help ensure the continuation of ongoing therapy visits with child's biological parents and siblings, liaise with court staff to provide written documentation of therapeutic goal progress, provide information for the monthly summaries of child's progress within the placement to team leader, and ensure all case records are maintained in an "up to date" condition on a weekly basis.
COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $17.02 /hr based on relevant experience and education.
Schedule: This position has a regular schedule of Monday - Friday 8a.m. until 5p.m. There is no on-call for this position and employee is off on Center designated holidays. In person daily attendance is essential for this position except in instances of approved time off. This position may be required to attend events outside of the standard schedule.
Travel: This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. Staff members may be required to provide transportation in their personal vehicle and staff members are reimbursed for use of their vehicle for this purpose. This position may be required to travel to out of state conferences/meetings as applicable.
Equipment/Technology: This position does require high level computer skills for timekeeping, scheduling and use of electronic medical records entry, and extensive experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Outlook).
QUALIFICATIONS - IPS Employment Specialist
Experience / Knowledge:
Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.