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Voc Serv-Employment Spec III-Rehab Bram Vocational Svcs

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Maine Medical Center Portland, ME

Portland, ME
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Details:

* Summary of Position Description

This position s principal responsibility is to assist individuals with co-occurring disorders in obtaining, maintaining, and advancing in employment. The employee will serve as the Vocational Specialist on the Catholic Charities Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team in Portland, incorporating supported employment into the treatment team practice. In addition, the position will provide employment services to a small fee-for-service caseload at MMC Vocational Services. Also serves as a liaison to businesses. Clinical and vocational supervision will be provided. Preference will be given to Certified Employment Specialists; a successful applicant without certification will be required to complete ACRE ES certification within six months.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

* Requires six to twelve months of progressive experience working with persons with disabilities necessary to learn community resources relating to the potential employment of persons with disabilities and to determine potential employers for such persons.

* Requires analytical ability necessary to determine community resources available to assist in training and placement of persons with disabilities for work in the private and public sectors.

* Requires interpersonal skills necessary to persuade various employers to participate in training and employment programs for persons with disabilities. Must coordinate needs of individual employers with available community resources.

* Requires a professional level of knowledge in vocational counseling with individuals with disabilities, including youth and people with developmental disabilities and/or psychiatric disabilities. Must be able to evaluate employment capabilities of program participants at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor s degree in social services or related fields.

Voc Serv-Employment Spec III-Rehab Bram Vocational Svcs