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Supported Employment Specialist

Company: Columbia Care Services
Location: Medford
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

APPLY TODAY AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE MENTAL HEALTH FIELD! ColumbiaCare Services is a Behavioral Health Care Provider subject to OAR 333-019-1010, which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption in accordance with the rule. What We Offer Enjoy our many benefits and incentives including:

  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous Vacation and Sick time
  • Whole Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • 100% Vested Retirement Plan w/ up to 6% Match
  • Holiday Pay (9)
  • Paid Personal Growth Hours
  • Paid Time Off for Mental Health
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Spontaneous & Longevity Bonuses
  • Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) & Tobacco Cessation Program For more details about our benefits, visit our website! About the Job We have an opening for a Supported Employment Specialist position. Make a positive impact on someone's life through supporting employment and education goals! Build independence and stability with people experiencing mental health challenges by identifying skills, connecting to community resources, networking with employers, and career coaching. The Supported Employment Specialist provides culturally competent services as part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, toward the goal of competitive employment in the community. This position counsels individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their vocational and educational situations. They also establish and maintain connections with businesses and education institutions to learn about opportunities. The Supported Employment Specialist performs analysis and interventions as needed for individuals, such as logistics of transportation and benefits planning. They meet standards for timely completion of service documents and track client progress, employment status, and releases of information and authorizations. Regular travel is required between various programs/locations within the Rogue Valley. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm (Full Time Day) What You'll Make $3,813 - $4,160 per month DOE/Credentials. Additional 5% Language Differential offered for Bilingual or Multilingual candidates (Spanish/English desired). About the Program Supported Employment is a service that provides people with disabilities the help they need to get and keep a job that matches their interests, skills and abilities. Support is available to help identify a job goal, locate a job, learn the job, and maintain that job over time. We partner with individuals to make sure they have the support they need throughout the process. ColumbiaCare Services is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. QMHA employees are also eligible to apply for the Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program. What You'll Need You must be registered as a QMHA through MHACBO or become registered within 30 days of hire. Eligibility for QMHA registration requires 1 out of 3 Criteria below:
    • Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science: Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Development, or related field;
    • OR minimum three (3) years of verifiable behavioral health experience working with individuals with behavioral health needs in a supervised setting;
    • OR equivalent combination of behavioral science education in addition to satisfactory supplemental behavioral health experience and training Successful applicants MUST also have a valid Oregon driver's license, maintain a safe driving record, and have the ability to pass a DHS criminal background check. About Us ColumbiaCare Services is a non-profit, behavioral health and Veteran's service agency offering a full spectrum of programming to help people get better. We are more than a company. We are a diverse team of individuals who are in the business of changing people's lives. We specialize in providing outpatient services, residential treatment programs, mental health housing, and other supports in beautiful and therapeutic service settings. We promote the whole health and wellbeing of the individuals and communities we serve. We value and honor diversity in all forms, including but not limited to race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, nationality, spirituality, Veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. We welcome persons from historically underrepresented groups to apply. We seek applicants who can demonstrate experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and who will contribute to our mission, vision, and core values. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; therefore, we invite individuals from all walks of life to apply. We strive to deliver equitable employment best practices and opportunities for all, from recruitment, to interviewing and hiring, to our retention activities, promotions, and training and growth opportunities. We give priority to applicants who qualify under protected Veteran status as well as bilingual and/or bicultural applicants. PI201862457

Keywords: Columbia Care Services, Medford , Supported Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Medford, Oregon

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