Employment Specialist – Anchor – Pawtucket
The Providence Center - Behavioral Health Job ID: 5936
37.5 hours per week. Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Weekend & Holiday Shift
Orient referred individuals to WEE including available services and departmental goals/ philosophies; complete intakes and schedule follow-up services in a timely manner. Administer needed assessments and evaluations or make appropriate referrals. Develop and implement individual employment plans in accordance with written evaluations and assessments, related reports, identified strengths and barriers and the individual's stated goals, needs and interests. Place individuals in supported employment sites consistent with identified strengths, needs interests, choice and ideal job match. Coordinate and facilitate job preparation services including workshops/classes and community-based situational assessments. Provide direct service to consumers including job development, job coaching, on-site supports, transportation, life management, etc. Transport consumers in own vehicle or Center van to planned activities and appointments.
1. Bachelor's degree in Human Services required plus at least 2 years of experience in a vocational/employment setting. 2. Experience with psychiatric disabled preferred. 3. Must have valid driver's license and insured auto. 4. Bilingual, Spanish and English preferred.