Employment Specialist - Mental Health

    • Job Tracking ID: 512778-644184
    • Job Location: Bethesda, MD
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 14, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: April 2, 2018
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Job Description:

 
As a Supported Employment Specialist, you will help 16-20 individuals with mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders to choose, find and keep employment in order to enhance their quality of life and increase their independence. You will help job seekers to identify their job interests and skills, advocate within the business community for employment opportunities, and provide on-the-job coaching to ensure their success at the job. You will also coordinate with your clients’ clinicians and families to promote their recovery and work with them as a treatment team to help your client make steps towards their professional goals. 

Cornerstone Montgomery is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background checks are required for all employment positions.

Experience and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or Business preferred. Equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience can be substituted. Business experience a plus - marketing, sales, and communication. Possession of a valid driver’s license, with less than three negative points on your driving record is required. Must have access to a personal vehicle and be willing to use it for work purposes. Transporting clients in personal vehicle is required. (Travel reimbursement is provided) 

Benefits

Cornerstone Montgomery offers a comprehensive benefits package including, healthcare plans and generous time off! For more information about our organization and the services we provide, please visit our website at: www.cornerstonemontgomery.org.