Employment Specialist - Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

    • Job Tracking ID: 512778-644188
    • Job Location: Rockville, 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: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: April 23, 2018
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Job Description:

In collaboration with Cornerstone Montgomery Inc.’s mission and strategic plan this position works directly with clients by helping individuals with serious mental illness choose, find and maintain employment.  This position also works with the business community advocating for clients in their recovery to enhance their quality of life through employment. This position will be housed within the Mobile Treatment Team and will work collaboratively with the other Mobile Treatment Team staff to assist clients meeting COMAR regulations for mobile treatment need. Mobile Treatment is an interdisciplinary team that works together with consumer in their own environment (home, outside, shelter, etc) 3-4 times a week.  This vocational specialist is a key member in service planning for consumers who want to work, are working, want to attend school, or are in school. 

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the Behavioral Sciences or Business preferred.
  • Relevant experience may substitute for education, but must represent a total of at least four years.
  • Minimum of one (1) year vocational rehabilitation field/industry experience with a mentally ill population required and training in EBP SE. 
  • Experience working with youth and/or adults in a supportive work setting strongly preferred.
  • Business experience – marketing, communication, sales.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record (as determined by HR) required. Must have access to a personal vehicle and be willing to use it for work purposes. May be required to transport clients in personal vehicle.

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.