Program: Assertive Community Treatment – ACT
FLSA: Non-Exempt / Hourly
Location: Brunswick, GA
Provides a continuum of vocational services to assigned consumers, including intake and engagement services, assessment and evaluations, job coaching and retention services, and support for their efforts towards recovery.
This job description lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job knowledge and skills.
- Provides a full range of supported employment services. Eligibility is based upon client choice, and efforts are made to engage the client in supported employment regardless of diagnosis, symptoms, work history, substance use, or treatment compliance
- Provide individual vocational-supportive counseling to enable clients to identify vocational strengths, establish vocational/career goals, and recognize symptoms of mental illness that interfere with work
- Works with clients and other team members in developing treatment goals, specifically those related to employment issues
- Assuring that treatment goals related to employment issues are based on the client’s individual needs, abilities and interests
- Teach and assist with job-seeking efforts such as resume writing and interview skills
- Plan, coordinate and provide work-related supportive services based on the treatment plan(assistance with hygiene, securing appropriate clothing, wake-up calls, and transportation)
- Provides or makes appropriate referral for benefits planning
- Liaisons with other providers of vocational rehabilitation services, if applicable
- Provides training to other ACT team members to help them integrate interventions to support vocational goals
- Provides on-call crisis interventions.
- Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times
- Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines
- Maintains agency required productivity standards
Bachelors degree and two years of experience with adult, geriatric, dual diagnosis counseling to include crisis management, intensive case management
Gateway Behavioral Health Services is fully accredited by CARF. The Vocational Specialist position comes with a competitive compensation package of salary, medical benefits, 401(a) retirement benefits, and paid time off.
Gateway Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer.