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Supported Employment Specialist

Center for Life Management

The Center for Life Management is a non-profit community mental health organization that has been serving the people and communities of Southern New Hampshire for 50 years.

As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, we are an organization that cares about and for people. We are dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being, helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives.


The Supported Employment Specialist provides community-based employment focused counseling services to adults with mental health issues. This position works collaboratively with the clinical team to support the consumer in working toward and completing their vocational goals outlined in the treatment plan.  Counseling interventions will be based in the community setting such as home, work and other social environments.  This is a full time, 35 hour a week position.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of two years of direct experience within a related field is required;
  • Ability to be self-directed, motivated and independent problem solver;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients and their families;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work cohesively with other professionals across disciplines, inside and outside of the agency;
  • Ability to exercise sound clinical judgment in routine, urgent, and emergent clinical situations;
  • Ability to acquire and effectively practice new clinical skills as needed according to evolving agency needs/services;
  • Ability to document effectively and efficiently in course of clinical work, and to navigate an electronic health record. 

 Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The majority of the work takes place in the community. Manual dexterity is needed to use computers and standard office equipment. The ability to sit for extended periods of time is required.  A driver’s license with a clean driving record, auto insurance and reliable transportation is required, as home visits to clients are expected.

 

Responsibilities:

Major Functional Areas and Description of Duties:

  • Work with adults to provide direct support within the community;
  • Document and articulate treatment interventions effectively;
  • Communicate symptoms, behaviors, strategies, and interventions to the clinical team;
  • Maintain professional codes of conduct and ethics;
  • Perform any additional duties assigned by supervisor.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to careers@clmnh.org

Center for Life Management is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Location:

Derry

Date Added: September 28, 2017

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