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Employment Specialist

Locations:

Forbell Men's Shelter- Brooklyn, NY

ACT Program- Brooklyn, NY

Rache's House Family Residence- Brooklyn, NY

Boulevard Family Residence- Queens, NY

Permanent Supportive Housing -Compass 2B - Boone Ave- Bronx, NY

Reports To:

Director of Social Services

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial voactional assesments for new clients leading to services recommendations included in the Independent Living Plan
  • Performs ongoing comprehensive vocational assesmes for clients with recommendations for training/employment goals to be included in Independent Living Plan
  • Provides ongoing individual/group counseling to clients
  • Records client progress/lack of progress specific to Independent Living Plan vocational goals
  • Assist client in securing and maintaining employment through active job development
  • Funsctions collaboratively as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary intensive case management team communicating information in case conferences/reviews

Qualifications:

  • Prior vocational counseling experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related degree
  • Working knowledge of DHS regulations

 

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