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Case Manager - Supported Employment Program

Company: Mental Health Association
Location: West Orange
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:


Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field + one year of relevant experience working with people diagnosed with a serious mental illness. Must possess a valid driver's license in good standing.


Provide vocational counseling and post-employment services to consumers with a history of severe mental illness in an individual setting.
Work closely in cooperation with consumers to assess consumer's vocational clinical and social needs and abilities.
Develop the consumers' understanding of job market expectations; e.g. interviewing skills, ADL skills, good job habits, resume development, appropriate clothing, demeanor, punctuality, etc.
Job development in corporate, government, and non-profit sectors, through the on-going relationship building with human resources staff and job placement specialists to help identify jobs which match the consumer's interests and abilities.
Develop consumer goal plans and assist with career education/development.
Engage consumer participation in all phases of vocational exploration from job placement through retention.
On-going interface with consumer and employer to facilitate job retention and to insure consumer's development as a valuable employee.
Maintain contact with other service providers on a regular basis and provide necessary written documentation.
Maintains case files and program statistics, as required.
Provide transportation and travel training to consumers, as required
Provision of case management services, if necessary.
Record keeping is required by funding sources through the electronic clinical record software, and/or accreditation agencies to include case notes, and all other correspondence.
Must meet all expected productivity levels, in regard to direct service provision to consumers.
All other duties assigned by Supervisor and/or Program Director.

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator - SES

Fully paid medical coverage for eligible staff.
Generous 401(k) match.
Plentiful Paid Holidays, Vacation, Personal and Sick time.

As per NJ Executive Order No. 294 and Executive Order No. 283 for covered healthcare settings, MHA requires that all members of our workforce are up to date with their COVID-19 Vaccinations. As per the Executive Orders, a person is considered fully vaccinated upon completion of the full vaccination series, plus one booster, if eligible.

MHAEM is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MHAEM's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Employee Rights under the FMLA
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Keywords: Mental Health Association, West Orange , Case Manager - Supported Employment Program, Executive , West Orange, New Jersey

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