Vocational Specialist

Johnston & Pawtucket, RI 02903

Posted: 11/30/2018 Industry: Health & Human Services Job Number: 1263

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for Lifespan. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description.

COMPANY NAME:   Lifespan

JOB TITLE:  Vocational Specialist

LOCATION:  Johnston & Pawtucket

HOURS:  1st, M-F, 8am-4: 30pm

Key Responsibilities:

The main goal for Vocational Specialists is to provide assistance & support to Consumers pursuing employment & educational goals.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide on-site training & support to consumers in employment sites
  • Develop & coordinate meaningful vocational plans
  • Develop Treatment Plans to promote optimal vocational functioning of Consumers
  • Coordinate services including psychiatric, substance abuse, medical, vocational, income maintenance, and social & leisure activities
  • Counsel Consumers in crisis, or at risk of harm to self or others

Successful candidates will have:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Mental Health, Social Work, Psychology, or equivalent, required
  • SEP Certification (Supported Employment Professional)
  • 2 years’ experience in career counseling, preferred
  • Valid driver’ s license & insured automobile

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at www.skillsforri.com/jobs.  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and Lifespan will make the final hiring decisions.

WHY APPLY THROUGH SKILLS FOR RHODE ISLAND’ S FUTURE

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Evelyn Miller

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