• Employment Consultant - Brain Injuries

    Job Locations US-MN-Spring Lake Park
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/12/2018 3:22 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Type
    Full-Time
    Hiring Manager
    Daniel Meyers
    ID
    2018-1264
  • 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 brain injuries and or mental health diagnoses to find and keep jobs in the community. 

     

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

     

    Keywords: Job Placement, Job Developer, Job Development, Social Work, Human Services, Non Profit, Mental Health, Brain Injuries, FT, Full Time 

    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
    • Communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders including the individual’s team, businesses and employers, vocational rehabilitation services and with people with brain injuries and/or 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 20-30 people while tracking and documenting a 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 brain injuries or a mental health diagnosis preferred
    • Ability to use electronic devices for organization (ie: electronic calendar, email, etc.
    • People with great relationship building skills are strongly encouraged to apply! (Teachers/Sales People)
    • Excellent organizational skills 

    Benefits: 

     

    Starting Wage: $15.00 per hour, DOQ

     

    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.  

     

     

    An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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