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nsmith@communitypartnerships.org

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(919) 782-1485

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Community Partnerships, Inc.
Attn.: Nikki Smith
3522 Haworth Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina  27609

Community Partnerships, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB OPENINGS AS OF MARCH 24, 2017

 

Raleigh Office:

 

EMPLOYMENT SPECIALIST/JOB COACH (FULL-TIME)

The Employment Support Specialist works directly with individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders to enable them to secure and maintain long-term, competitively paid employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
1. Develop, implement, and monitor the individualized person-centered service plan for each consumer in order to meet their vocational needs, as appropriate.

2. Perform job development activities.

  • Survey newspapers, internet, and other resources to locate potential employment opportunities for consumers.
  • Contact appropriate employers/employment agencies to solicit/explore employment opportunities for individual consumers, as appropriate.
  • Confer with potential employers to explain and market the supported employment program and to solicit employment opportunities for consumers.


3. Assist and enable consumers to attain long-term, competitively paid employment in accordance with their vocational goals.

  • Instruct consumers in basic job seeking skills, such as interviewing, resume development, and networking as appropriate.
  • Assist consumers with job application and interview process.


4. Assist and enable consumers to maintain long-term, competitively paid employment by ensuring they have a successful transition and integration into the workforce once employment has been obtained.

  • Provide vocational training on job/task performance (using coaching and one-on-one instruction, etc.) in order that the consumer is able to reach and maintain the employer’s required level of proficiency.
  • Facilitate social interactions between consumers and their co-workers to foster natural supports in the workplace.
  • Provide follow-up support and monitor work performance/progress through regular contacts with the employer and consumer during the initial 90 days of a consumer’s employment.


5. Build relationships with area employers and other interested stakeholders in the community in order to promote the benefits of employing supported employment consumers.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education-- Bachelor’s degree in human services, psychology, or related field.

Experience-- Minimum of two (2) years, post bachelor’s degree accumulated experience with the population served, or one (1) year post-graduate degree accumulated experience with the population served.Experience in Crisis Management Required.

CPR/First Aid Certification required.

Vocational training, job development, and marketing experience preferred.

 

RESOURCE CONSULTANT/CASE MANAGER (FULL TIME):

As part of an interdisciplinary clinical team, the Resource Consultant provides service coordination, information, referral, and general advocacy for adults who have brain injuries. The Resource Consultant also works in collaboration with agency staff, consumers, families, and other service providers to promote the full inclusion of people with brain injuries in their communities.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

1. Collaborating with consumers, their families, friends, and other interested parties, as well as agency staff and other community resources, to identify, develop and maintain an Individualized Service Plan to meet the community integration and service coordination needs of the consumer.

2. Serving as a liaison among consumers, families, other agencies and community resources by sharing information, making and receiving referrals, and coordinating needed services.

3. Providing information and education about community resources and facilitating the use of community resources selected by the consumer.

4. Providing crisis intervention, guidance, and supportive counseling to consumers as needed.

5. Arranging admission activities for consumers to receive agency benefits and services.

6. Monitoring the provision of services for consumers.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education--Undergraduate degree in rehabilitation, psychology, special education, social work, or related field required. Master's Degree and license, certification, or registration in field preferred.

Experience--Two (2) years of direct experience working with people with neurological disorders and one (1) year of case management experience required.

License/Certification: Current CPR and First Aid certification required.

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