Vocational Counselor/Placement Specialist - Mental Health Center of Denver

Status: Full-time position

Location: Denver, CO

Salary: $13.96-19.47 per hour

Deadline Date:

Date Available:

Job Summary: Coordinate employment services, including development of community jobs, working with employers to ensure quality job placements, working with outside agencies and partnering to benefit the employment program. Cooperatively work with treatment sites to established mutual outcomes for the people we serve.

Qualifications: Vocational Placement Specialist I
Bachelors degree in vocational rehabilitation. Bachelors degree in related field and one year vocational experience. Five years vocational experience equivalency

Vocational Placement Specialist II
Masters degree in vocational rehabilitation. Bachelors degree in rehbilitation with three years experience. Some experience in mental health, social services or human services preferred.

Duties: Responsible for development of competitive community jobs and skill-building activities needed to attain employment. Provide consistent vocational assessments to assist the people that we serve, to be successful in a job/jobs. Employment Specialist duties as required to identify appropriate programs and eligibility, as to ensure access for the people that we serve. Work closely with employers to coach people that we serve and provide appropriate interventions. Research and develop community contacts that help with appropriate job placements. Complete data/reporting pertaining to program measurements. Coordinate with clinical departments and therapist regarding vocational objectives. Find employment for a diverse population with a serious and persistent mental illness. Work in the community 60% of time. Other duties as assigned.

To Apply: Apply online: For your convenience, you can complete the entire application process online by clicking the "apply now" link below. Fax your application and resume. Alternatively, you can apply by downloading the written application from the "Best Place to Work" page, completing the application, and faxing the completed application and your resume to the fax number 303-758-5793


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