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Employment Supports Specialist - Posting #18-092 in Vancouver, WA at Lifeline Connections

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Agency Background: 

Lifeline Connections is recognized as a leading behavioral health treatment provider in Southwest Washington, offering multiple mental health services. Lifeline clients receive an unprecedented level of care by highly skilled professionals who know how to help people find long-term recovery. Lifeline's goal is to meet a chronic and desperate need for mental health and addiction treatment services. Lifeline has a vision of creating the best addiction treatment and rehabilitation possible in a way that is affordable to the greatest number of people. Over the past fifty years the executive management team and board of directors of Lifeline have remained committed to our passion and vision. 

Employment Supports Specialist – Posting # 18-092

Major Duties: 

The Employment Support Specialist position is responsible for providing employment support services to individuals with behavioral health conditions.   In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently:

  • Will work with the consumer/patient in the meeting of the individual services plan identified activities and goals that is strength based and meets their unique needs.
  • Will work as part of a team;
  • Conduct assessments of job-related interests and abilities through a complete education and work history assessments as well as on-the-job assessments in community-based jobs.
  • Maintain complete and up to date files that document all services and contacts;
  • job development activities;
  • work-related supportive services, (assistance with resume development, job application preparation, interview support, grooming and personal hygiene, securing of appropriate clothing, etc.);
  • Supports and implements agency policies and procedures;
  • Networks within the community to identify outside agencies and services available to consumer/patients to help meet their needs;
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with community agencies and service providers to meet the needs of consumer/patients;
  • Represents the Agency in the community at various meetings;

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Possess a bachelor's degree in a related social service science field.
  • Have at least one year of paid or voluntary experience with adults or youth in a mental health or substance use disorder treatment facility or a supportive employment organization.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Great attendance.
  • Ability to work well with others.

Salary: DOE


Application Process: 
Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources. We will only accept resumes with a cover letter specifying the position title and posting number of the position you are applying for. For more information on this and other positions, please visit our website at www.lifelineconnections.org 

The Benefits:

Lifeline Connections is striving to be your employer of choice by offering our regular/full time employees a generous benefits package. The plan covers over 75% of medical, dental, and vision costs for the employee and all dependents. We also have employer paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar for dollar up to 3%. On top of all that, our employees receive 4 weeks paid time off during their first year of employment (accrual rates increase with years of service) and 11 paid holidays per year! 

Send us your resume and let's talk about you joining our team!