Supportive Employment Specialist

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Location
Laconia
Job Type
Full-time
Salary Type
Hourly
Salary Range
$19.00 - $19.00

About the Organization

Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRMHC) is the community mental health center serving Belknap and southern Grafton Counties. We provide services to 24 surrounding towns, and nearly 4,000 patients each year. A non-profit, private corporation founded in 1966, Lakes Region Mental Health Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to our mission.  We provide integrated mental and physical health care to children, adults, elders and their families who are living with – and recovering from- mental illness and/or emotional distress. Our dedicated professionals provide the highest quality of healthcare and collaborate with many other organizations in the region to improve access to care and meet the mental health needs of the community. By working in partnership with other health care providers, hospitals, law enforcement, corrections, courts, school districts, social workers and public health officials, we are able to provide a continuum of care for our patients and improve the quality of life in the Lakes Region.

About the Job

Description

As a Supported Employment Specialist some of your duties will be to provide direct individual services to patients in the Supportive Employment Program.  You will provide vocational counseling and rehabilitative services as well as provide support for patients around vocational planning, job seeking and retention. You will investigate and follow up on employment and training opportunities for patients. You will assist patients to maintain community living by teaching activities of daily living, personal care, and promote independent and productive habits to patients in the community.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services Field with an emphasis in mental health and/or vocational rehab preferred but not required. One to two years of experience with emphasis in mental health preferred, or lived experience.  

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life, Short- and Long-term disability insurance
  • Earned Time/Extended Illness
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Account
  •  403(b) Retirement Savings Plan and matching contributions
  • Multiple training opportunities- including supporting licensure
How to Apply

If you are interested in applying please visit www.lrmhc.org/careers for more information!