WorkSource Oregon Supported Employment Specialist in BEAVERTON, Oregon
Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work or other mental health related field and/or a minimum of three full years working with a similar population required. - Must be QMHA credentialed through the Mental Health & Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (MHACBO) number upon hire. - Must have a minimum of an additional year of experience in the behavioral health field working with people with disabilities. - Position transports clients in a personal vehicle. Requires access to a car, a valid driver's license, proof of current automobile insurance coverage and ability to meet LifeWorks NW driving requirements. Duties: - Assesses severe and persistent mentally ill client case load for employment capabilities, provides training assistance, offers continuing support, and assists clients target potential jobs, explore job possibilities in the community, and make job placements. - Educates employers and community providers about LifeWorks NW's Employment Services and how they operate as a successful community placement model for employing people with long term mental illnesses and encourages them to recognize clients' abilities to be productive and successful.