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Employment Specialist

Company: Bridgeway
Location: Normal
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Provide Community Employment Services (CES) to persons with disabilities - individuals with identified psychiatric, developmental, and/or physical impairments with the desired outcome being long term, stable, competitive community employment. Community Employment Services utilize the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) evidence based fidelity model that includes engagement, intake, assessment, service planning, individualized rapid job search, advocacy, linkage, counseling, on-the job training/coaching, and community support services. Additional responsibilities include job development, competitive placement, job retention, personalized benefit planning, and follow along supports. The population to be served includes adults and adolescents with disabilities (16 years and older). Coordination and treatment planning with the interdisciplinary team is an integral component of Community Employment Services Minimum of Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent relevant experience; prefer Mental Health Professional (MHP) credential. One year of experience in vocational rehabilitation is desirable, as well as some experience working with persons with serious mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or other disabilities. Bridgeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer It is the objective of Bridgeway to make Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) a reality for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, race, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability or unfavorable discharge from military services and to prevent sexual harassment in employment.

Keywords: Bridgeway, Normal , Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Normal, Illinois

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