SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT LEAD

23 Warren St SE, Atlanta, GA 30317, USA Req #869
Friday, July 5, 2024

Claratel Behavioral Health is an innovative, community-based organization in metropolitan Atlanta offering comprehensive mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse services to over 11,000 uninsured and underinsured citizens annually. Operating over 20 locations in DeKalb County with a diverse workforce of 500+ staff, our dedicated team provides high-quality, evidence-based care to help clients and their families recover and thrive. Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), we strive to ensure disabilities no longer limit potential. Read more about our recent CARF accreditation here.

 

At Claratel, we are dedicated to providing care that is client-centered, recovery-focused, and trauma-informed, ensuring a holistic and empathetic approach to each individual's unique journey

 

JOBSUMMARY

 

The Supported Employment (SE) Program Lead is an integral part of the Supported Employment Program, an evidenced-based practice that helps people with mental illness find competitive employment in their communities. The SE Program Lead assists the SE Program Manager with daily program operations, monthly reporting, training and development of new staff, as well as, provides vocational assessment, job search strategies, interview preparation, resume development, job development, rapid placement, job follow-up, training and supports for individuals in the Supported Employment Program.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Assists the Program Manager with day-to-day operations
  • Participates in preparing for audits, completing monthly reports, and training staff
  • Conducts weekly documentation audits
  • Manages caseload
  • Engages individuals and establishes trusting, collaborating relationships directed toward the goal of competitive employment in the community setting
  • Assists individuals in thinking about long-term employment goals, work history, strengths, cultural preferences, justice involvement, and other factors that relate to current vocational goal(s)
  • Develops a career assessment, profile and individual employment plan for with each individual enrolled in SE
  • Completes updates to the profile yearly or when there is a change in employment or education status
  • Provides education and support to family members, with individual’s permission, about employment and gathers input about skills, interests, strengths of individual, and ideas for job supports
  • Discusses individual’s preference for disclosure of psychiatric status to employers, including possible costs and benefits of information to be disclosed
  • Conducts job development and job search activities
  • Refers individual’s for benefits planning to learn about work incentives offered by the Social Security Administration or other entitlement systems
  • Facilitates a minimum of six (6) in-person employer contacts weekly
  • Is responsible for a minimum of 10 job placements each year after the first year of employment
  • Provides individuals follow-along supports to assist in maintaining employment
  • Participates in weekly meetings with MH treatment team
  • Attends monthly meetings with Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Spends 50% of time in the community
  •  Conducts all work using the principles of Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model
  • Performs duties from a recovery oriented, client centered, and trauma informed perspective
  • Additional duties may be assigned by Program Manager and/or Director



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education and experience equivalent to undergraduate degree
  • 12 months experience providing employment support to individuals with serious mental illness
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Certification as an Employment Support Professional (CESP) within 12 months of hire
  • Proficient computer skills to be able to use electronic medical records
  • Must have valid Georgia driver’s license and transportation to/from work, complete/pass agency-sponsored defensive driving course
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills/be a positive team player, ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and foster relationships with businesses/employers

 

 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we have received, we regret to inform you that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your understanding and wish you the best of luck with your job search.  Applicants will be subject to an FBI Criminal History Record Check.

                                                                                

Claratel is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EOE)

 

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of Claratel not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital or partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws.  This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff and termination

Claratel Behavioral Health participates in E-Verify (Company ID: 226305).

Our Mission: Claratel Behavioral Health strives to provide the right service, for the right person, at the right time.

Our Vision: Claratel Behavioral Health envisions a community in which disabilities no longer limit potential.

Our Values:

  • Providing inspirational leadership in marshaling resources to achieve our vision
  • Being an industry leader in public sector service delivery
  • Having talented and well trained staff that is client and mission focused
  • Offering a full service continuum with a collaborative spirit
  • Being the provider of choice, the employer of choice and the board of choice

 

 

 

Other details

  • Job Family Lead (Clinical)
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 23 Warren St SE, Atlanta, GA 30317, USA