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Vocational Specialist I

Riverbend Community Mental Health

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.


Vocational Specialist — Adults 

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based mental health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Vocational Specialist to join our talented multi-disciplinary team in our Community Support Program working with adults living with severe and persistent mental illness.
 
As a Vocational Specialist, your primary responsibility will be providing community-based services designed to help integrate clients into the work force and pursue educational goals. This is a great opportunity to work in the community, helping to build relationships with employers that lead to job placements. Team members have opportunities for professional growth, training and exposure to evidence-based practices.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Rehabilitation, or Human Services is required
• Excellent communication, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills
• Applicants must be flexible and comfortable working with a variety of challenges in a variety of settings.
• A valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and auto insurance

Responsibilities:

• Help clients pursue employment goals following an Evidenced Based Practice
• Provide support using early engagement, vocational planning, job development, job training, and follow along supports
• Engage with employers to build a network for potential employment
• Work with treatment team to facilitate case coordination and information sharing
• Participate in the development and implementation of client treatment goals
• Work with clients to build symptom management skills
• Promote effective utilization of clinical resources and other social support

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: August 17, 2017

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