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


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.


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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