WorkSource Oregon Supported Employment Specialist (HS Spec I) - Job #CS18-063 in McMinnville, Oregon
This is a regular full-time position for a Human Services Specialist I to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing employment services to adults with serious mental illness. Primary duties will include providing services and supports according to the evidenced-based Individual Placement and Support model, assessing clients' occupational functioning, job search assistance, collaboration/coordination with employers, community agencies, and treatment team, benefits planning, job retention services, and documentation. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, typing and computer proficiency including working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and will be dependable, organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work in a team environment and to interact with co-workers, clients, and the public in a courteous, professional manner. The position requires a Bachelors' degree in behavioral sciences field and at least 1 year of experience in addition to a valid license to drive in Oregon and a good driving record. An appropriate combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree. Job developers, those with business experience, and bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are encouraged to apply. In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants: 'Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally-funded programs that provide health benefits); and 'Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549). Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation. For more information, including how to apply, visit the County website at http://www.co.yamhill.or.us/hr. Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in full compliance with the ADA. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A completed County application is required. Applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or regulation. Please notify the Human Resources Office if you need accommodation or assistance with any part of our application process.