Supported Employment Specialist

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 14, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time

Community Connections, a nationally recognized Behavioral Health agency in Washington DC is looking for an energetic individual to join our Supported Employment team as a Supported Employment Specialist. The ideal candidate will be a business oriented professional who is networking savvy with strong interpersonal skills and passionate about working with people with mental health disabilities to become employed. Job duties include developing relationships with employers in order to achieve successful placements.

Qualified candidates must be outgoing, have a passion to make a difference in people's lives, enjoy working in the community, and have excellent problem solving skills.

Minimum requirements are: Bachelors Degree

Preferred requirements are: Ability to assist clients in creating specific job search plans, excellent networking skills, excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, and use of the Internet, ability to work independently and as part of a team, strong organizational skills and ability to manage a caseload of 20 consumers.