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Paris, IL 61944
The Employment Specialist shall assist individuals in obtaining and maintaining competitive employment consistent with vocational goals and recovery. The Employment Specialist shall develop community-based employment opportunities based on individual needs and preferences, using a person-centered approach to teach job readiness skills, and providing ongoing on-the-job support. The Employment Specialist shall utilize 65% of weekly hours (allocated to this position) worked to provide direct support to consumers and carry a caseload as assigned, in accordance with fidelity standards. This position reports to the Recovery Supports Supervisor (RS Supervisor), participates in training and weekly team supervision meetings, and other treatment team activities as assigned. This position requires current possession and maintenance or obtainment of the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) credential.