IPS Employment Support Professional
Company: RHA Health Services
Location: High Point
Posted on: May 26, 2023
We are hiring for:
IPS Employment Support Professional
High Point, NC
If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with intellectual, developmental disabilities, and people facing mental health, and substance use challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!
This position requires an energetic and organized person with proven knowledge, skills and abilities in achieving quantitative placement goals, knowledge and experience preparing clients for employment, developing unsubsidized jobs with private and public employers, placing clients into jobs, and providing follow-up support services to assure job retention. Must demonstrate and apply knowledge about disabilities, including disability and privacy laws. Ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff, exhibit effective customer service skills, promote client self-advocacy skills and counseling skills. This position provides and coordinates a wide range of supportive employment services. The program's practice model is based on the Individual Supportive Employment with Long-Term Vocational Supports as defined by the Department of Justice. Assist adults with a wide range of mental health issues and conditions in obtaining employment.
Clinical team integration (with Employment Support Professionals as members of a clinical team); participate in ongoing collaboration with client's treatment team for clinical consultation, employment plan or for the development of behavioral health support services.
Core Individual Contributor Competencies
RHA's Competencies are a reflection of our 7 Habits Culture of Caring and Leadership
Serving the People we Support / Customers - Supports our Culture of Caring
Has sufficient knowledge of the services and helps the people we support or our customers enthusiastically; communicates well with the people we support and customers and follows up as necessary is always professional and represents the organization positively.
Accepting Responsibility - Supported by Being Proactive
Takes accountability for delivering on commitments; owns mistakes; and uses them as opportunities for learning and development; openly discusses his or her actions and their consequences, both good and bad.
Supporting Organizational Goals - Supported by Beginning with the End in Mind
Actively supports organizational goals and values; aligns actions around organizational goals; gives priority to organizational needs and concerns when making decisions.
Managing Time - Supported by Putting First Things First
Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities; adheres to schedule and timetables; sensitive to the use of other people's time.
Supporting Co-Workers - Supported by Thinking Win-Win
Contributes to team performance by providing encouragement and support. Helps others overcome obstacles and successfully accomplish goals.
Attentive Listening - Supported by Seeking First to Understand, then to be Understood
Uses active listening techniques to avoid distractions and show interest in what the speaker has to say; is open to other viewpoints and clarifies points of contention; demonstrates patience while listening to others and does not interrupt.
Solving Complex Problems - Supported by 'Synergize'
Effective at thinking through complex problems and information; uses traditional and innovative approaches to identify effective solutions. Seeks to accept and build off the ideas of others for solutions others may not have considered.
Pursuing Self Development - Supported by Sharpening the Saw
Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his or her career; seeks feedback on ways to increase his or her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities.
The ideal candidate for the Employment Professional position must have a flexible schedule and reliable transportation. Previous experience preferred, but we are willing to train the right person.
We offer the following benefits to employees:
*contract/contingent workers and interns do not qualify for any of the above benefits
EEO Statement RHA is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, we provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our solutions center.
At RHA Health Services, we help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health and/or substance use needs live their best lives. Our mission is to provide a safe and healthy environment while creating opportunities for personal outcomes.
For over 30 years, the people we serve and support have remained at the very center of everything we do. RHA currently provides services in North Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.
Growth Horizons and Salisbury Behavioral Health are now a part of RHA Health Services.
If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.
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