Placement Specialist

6 days ago
# of Openings
Health/Human Services Workforce
Hiring Manager
Crystal Ray


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 find and obtain jobs.


  • Help persons served obtain and maintain fulfilling and rewarding competitive jobs while decreasing their mental health symptoms
  • Build employment supports based on mental health symptoms and functional limitations 
  • Provide individualized job placement services through regular 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 as appropriate
  • Equip and empower individuals to be successful in their new job opportunity through ongoing support
    • Help persons served manage their symptoms well at work site
    • Advocate on behalf of individual with employer regarding job accommodations
  • Responsible for maintaining a caseload of 20-25 people while tracking and documenting variety of data about services provided as well as billing through electronic case management systems
  • Utilize person centered thinking, motivational interviewing and mental health symptomology to best engage with person served

Qualifications & Benefits


  • Knowledge and/or experience working with adults with a mental health diagnoses and mental health field
  • Strong vocational/job placement background in community employment and understanding of mental health diagnoses  
  • Degree in human services, vocational or social services preferred
  • A valid driver’s license and compliance with Rule 11 and MVR background check required.
  • Travel to meet persons served and other business needs on a daily basis with use of a personal vehicle required. Mileage reimbursed



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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