How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history will be considered. Please indicate the specific job for which you are applying when submitting your resume and cover letter. Information submitted which does not indicate a specific job will not be considered.
Information can be received:
Community Partnerships, Inc.
Attn.: Nikki Smith
3522 Haworth Drive
Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
CPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
JOB OPENINGS AS OF January 17, 2019.
RALEIGH OFFICE OPENINGS:
VOCATIONAL CONSULTANT–BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT SERVICES–(FULL-TIME):
The Vocational Consultant supports the mission of Community Partnerships, Inc. by providing individualized, person-centered services to individuals with brain injuries that enable them to find and maintain long-term, competitively-paid employment.
Key Job Responsibilities Include:
1. Developing service plans that are cohesive and relevant to each individual consumer’s goals and that include job development activities, on-the-job training requirements, job maintenance strategies, and additional community resources that may be needed, as appropriate.
2. Instructing consumers in basic job seeking skills, such as interviewing, resume development, and networking as appropriate.
3. Analyzing potential employment situations for job skill requirements and performance expectations, need for employer/co-worker education, need for assistive technology or job task modification, and coaching/support needs for on-the-job training.
4. Arranging for job trials, job shadowing experiences, etc.
5. Surveying newspapers, internet, and other resources to locate potential employment opportunities for consumers.
6. Contacting appropriate employers/employment agencies to solicit/explore employment opportunities for individual consumers, as appropriate.
7. Providing 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.
8. Providing 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.
9. Providing technical assistance to employers, including consultation and education.
10. Providing crisis intervention, guidance, and supportive counseling to consumers as needed.
Education: Undergraduate degree in rehabilitation, psychology, special education, social work, or related field required.
Experience: 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. Vocational training, job development, and other human services experience strongly preferred.
Licenses/Certifications: Current First Aid/CPR certification is required. A valid driver’s license and driving are required for this position.
EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL/MENTAL HEALTH QP–INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT & SUPPORT–(FULL-TIME):
We are looking for a full-time, dedicated Employment Support Specialist for our Individual Placement & Support program, also known as supported employment for people with mental illnesses and/or substance use issues. The Employment Support Specialist works directly with these individuals to enable them to secure and maintain long-term, competitively paid employment. There are multiple positions available for this role.
Key Job 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.
3. Assist and enable consumers to attain long-term, competitively paid employment in accordance with their vocational goals.
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.
5. Build relationships with area employers and other interested stakeholders in the community in order to promote the benefits of employing supported employment consumers.
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. Vocational training, job development, and marketing experience preferred.
Licenses/Certifications–Current CPR/First Aid Certification is required. A valid driver’s license and driving are required for this position.