Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Employment Specialist

Salary:$ 34,000

Responsibilities:

  • As an integrated team member, work with assigned multidisciplinary team in collaboration with clinicians, a psychiatrist and case managers to provide supported employment services.
  • Serve as consultant to assigned clinical team in an effort to provide supported employment services to consumers who express an interest in employment.
  • Serve as job developer to case load of up to 25 individuals. This may include, but is not limited to: career exploration, job development, job placement, career counseling, on or off site coaching/support, advocacy.
  • May serve as Case Manager to assigned consumers which may include: physical assessment; job placement and coaching, crisis intervention and advocacy, community based assessments.
  • Provide supports, based on individual need, to assist consumers to become employed in a competitive setting and to retain that employment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology or related field.
  • Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field preferred.
  • One year job development/employment experience with people with mental illness preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

Date Posted:

10/03/13 - 37.5 hours per week - Waterbury area
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - flexibility required

12/04/13 - 32 hours per week - Waterbury area
Monday through Friday: between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - flexibility required

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org