Employment Consultant

US-MN-Minneapolis
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Health/Human Services Workforce
Type
Full-Time
Hiring Manager
Crystal Ray
ID
2017-1155

Overview

Rise is all about people and potential. We provide uniquely tailored and innovative programs, opening doors to success for the people we serve and our staff. We embrace a culture of learning and offer extensive training and career development opportunities.

 

 

Rise offers competitive salaries, a fun, fast-paced work environment, and the chance to make a real difference in people’s lives!

 

The purpose of this position is to assist people with mental health diagnoses to find jobs in Hennepin County. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide individualized job placement services through weekly meetings with person served to work on job seeking skills, preparing resumes and cover letters and interviewing
  • Actively cultivate competitive job opportunities with businesses and employers in the community, meeting with at least 6 employers a week
  • Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including the individual’s team, businesses and employers, and with people with mental health diagnoses
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
    • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of no more than 20 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing
  • Utilize person centered thinking and motivational interviewing to best engage with person served

Qualifications & Benefits

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a mental health diagnosis.
  • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.)
  • Excellent organizational skills 

Benefits: 

Medical- 90% of employee coverage premium paid by Rise. Dental. 4% matched 401(k). Life Insurance. FSA. PTO starts at 16 days a year, plus 2 float and 8 paid holidays.  

 

*A cover letter is required to apply. Please include it as one document with your resume when uploading.*

 

An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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