• Employment Consultant/ Career Consultant - Mental Health

    Job Locations US-MN-Spring Lake Park
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
    Health/Human Services Workforce
    Hiring Manager
    Becky Rother
  • 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 Anoka County. 


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


    • 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, vocational rehabilitation services 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


    • Knowledge of supported employment field and one year of experience providing job placement and job development services preferred

    • Background in social work, human services, human resources customer service, career consulting, or sales is a plus

    • 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 


    Starting wage $16.50 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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