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Employment and Education Specialist  

Description

Looking for a Full-Time Employment and Education Specialist for our RISE program

Job Summary:

You will assist participants in continuing their academic or vocational activities by using the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Model and provide clients with ongoing academic or vocational support after placement is secured.

What You Will Do:

  • Assist clients discover their academic or vocational goals
  • Find academic or vocational placement for clients
  • Ensure competitive opportunities and wages for clients
  • Report project data directly to the Clinical Manager
  • Participate in weekly supervision and team meetings
  • Provide ongoing academic and vocational support after placement is secured
  • Assist clients with the stress accompanied with academic and vocational challenges

What We Need to See:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in behavioral or mental health
  • 1 year experience as a supported education or employment specialist
  • Basic knowledge of the local academic and vocational activities
  • Knowledge of local FEP resources applicable to the population being served and an understanding of FEP phase-specific and CSC care
  • A valid driver's license insurable by agency's automobile insurance

What We Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

About CarePlus New Jersey:

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus follows Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA. Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Hasbrouck Heights Office  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.





Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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