Supported Employment Specialist, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team

Supported Employment Specialist, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team

The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Supported Employment Specialist works under the general direction of the Vocational Coordinator. He or she insures that clients referred by Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team for employment assistance obtain employment based on a match between the client’s interests, needs, abilities and goals, and the employer’s needs, and are job coached, as required, once a successful job placement is obtained.

The individual works cooperatively with employers, supported employment colleagues, NH Vocational Rehabilitation, referring agencies, the ACT team, and the client to obtain successful competitive placement at a level commensurate with their skills. The individual will provide job coaching, if required, and/or desired by the client, to insure a successful job placement.

The position requires a high degree of community visibility, independence, and contact with employers at various levels of management. Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Education or related Human Services is required; two years of experience in human services field and/or sales experience a plus. Minimum of one year of training/experience in vocational rehabilitation and support preferred. Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office is needed.

Greater Nashua Mental Health Center is an eligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, NH State Loan Repayment Program and offers competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Apply today!