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Employment Specialist

Department: Claremont Adult Services
Location: Claremont, NH

West Central Behavioral Health

Employment Specialist

Full-Time Supported Employment Opportunity 

Work can be an essential step on the path to recovery. Our Agency is seeking a fully engaged person who can craft attention-grabbing resumes, coach individuals in preparation for an interview, teach and reinforce the basic skills of getting and keeping a job, and much more. 

The Employment Specialist works closely with the Coordinator of Vocational Services to assist our clients in obtaining and maintaining competitive employment that helps to meet their vocational goals. The individual develops plans and interventions in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and the individual in the area of employment/career services. This community-based position networks with community businesses to educate and involve them in this program resulting in the creation of employment opportunities. 

Basic Position Requirements: 

  • Assist clients in identifying vocational goals and obtaining information about their benefits.
  • Provide individualized follow-along supports, job development services and other services as identified as part of the Supported Employment model.
  • Maintain all documentation required in a timely manner and follow all related Agency and state policies and guidelines
  • Participate in team and staff meetings. Communicate individually with treatment team members in order to integrate vocational services with mental health treatment.
  • Assist team members in thinking about employment for clients who have not been referred for supported employment services. 

General Position Requirements: 

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent in education and experience
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Valid state driver's license; reliable transportation, and personal automobile insurance 

Benefits: 

West Central provides a generous benefit package including medical/vision insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 403b retirement plan with employer matching, and tuition reimbursement, local discounts, 7 paid holidays and paid time off! 

As we are a nonprofit Agency serving the underserved population, you may be eligible for to apply for loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PLSF). 

 For over forty years, West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health organization, has dedicated itself to"...promote, preserve and strengthen the mental health and quality of life in our community." To accomplish this, West Central has assembled a team of talented professionals. Working together toward a common goal, our staff served nearly 2,700 children, adolescents and adults last year. 

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