Placement Specialist

US-MN-Minneapolis
6 days ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Health/Human Services Workforce
Type
Full-Time
Hiring Manager
Crystal Ray
ID
2017-1169

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 find and obtain jobs.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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

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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