Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-Assist clients with obtaining information about their benefits and refers clients as needed.
-Assess client’s vocational functioning on ongoing basis utilizing background information and work experience
-Conduct job development and job searching activities directed towards positions that are individualized to the interest and uniqueness of individual
-Provide individualized follow up support services to assist client in maintaining employment
-Provide educational and support to individuals
-Provide timely interventions with returning phone calls and assisting with leads
-Participate in regular meetings with treatment team and communicates individually with team members between meetings to coordinate and organize services into mental health treatment.
-Participate in face to face meetings with rehabilitation counselors to coordinate services for clients.
-Develop an individual rehabilitation plan with clients. Incorporate input from treatment team members and family member with permission.
-Provided supported education utilizing approved principles.
-Facilitate the completion of assessments for planning and development purposes.
-Assist consumers in locating suitable placements and securing appropriate behavioral health, vocational/educational training.
-Collect and assess relevant, mental, behavioral, psychological, economic, medical, and educational background on consumers.
-Provide supportive counseling to consumers and their families.
-Respond to and assess emergency situations and incidents and assure that appropriate actions are taken to protect the health and welfare of consumers.
-Participate in all aspects of client’s treatment from admission through discharge; serve as a primary source of service coordination for all clients enrolled in ACT;
-Work collaboratively as part of the ACT Team in order to provide comprehensive care that meets the needs of client team members;
-Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive, strengths-based, individualized treatment plan in collaboration with staff team members, client team members, and client-identified supports;
-Assist in identifying and accessing community resources, linking clients with those resources, and following up on all referrals and recommendations;
-Comfortable working with clients diagnosed with severe and persistent mental health disorders in a variety of office, home, and community-based settings;
-Ability to function as an integral part of the collective treatment team;
-Ability to respond to client needs using a trauma-informed, recovery-oriented approach;
-Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations, laws and standards with regard to behavioral health treatment services;
-Exceptional oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with clients, family members, colleagues, and professional contacts;
-Ability to plan and prioritize work and meet the Agency’s performance, quality assurance and productivity standards;
-Commitment to maintain the fidelity and integrity of ACT throughout all phases of development, implementation, and practice.
Required Education & Experience
-Bachelor’s degree with one year of associated experience
-Master’s degree in education, counseling, rehabilitation preferred
Please fill out the following application and e-mail it to HR@guidancecenter.net as part of your application: TGC Application.