Supported Employment Specialist - Campbell & Scott County
Summary
Title:Supported Employment Specialist - Campbell & Scott County
ID:9326
Department:Supported Employment
Description

RIDGEVIEW, a not-for-profit community mental health center based in Oak Ridge, TN, has an immediate opening for a full-time Supported Employment Specialist primarily serving Campbell and Scott Counties.


Ridgeview has been named a 2018 Top Workplace by Knoxville News Sentinel. Ridgeview is a place where staff want to work, a place where staff are valued and appreciated, and a place where staff are proud of the impact they are making toward the improvement of people's lives. At Ridgeview, ultimate job satisfaction is derived from co-workers, clients, and the realization that we are part of carrying out Ridgeview's mission.

HOPE | HEALING | RECOVERY
"Where life's complexities are met with hope"

 

REQUIREMENTS

A Bachelor's degree or higher is required. Two+ years of experience in mental health or a related field is preferred.  Experience with persons having mental illness is desirable. Written and verbal communication skills are required.  Proficiency in MS Office is required.  Must be able to motivate, be creative and responsive to clients’ employment interests, and have the ability to assist clients with all employment needs.  Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to establish and maintain relationships through positive role modeling. This position will require periodic on-the-job coaching in community employment settings.

 

JOB DUTIES

This position is responsible for developing supportive employment opportunities with persons with mental illness by participating in an integrated care setting and providing on-going employment supports.

 

BENEFITS

Ridgeview offers a full line of benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement, Long-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Vacation and Sick Leave, Life Insurance and Wellness Plan. Ridgeview is an approved National Health Service Corp site. Loan repayment for qualified behavioral health and primary health care providers is available.

Ridgeview is an equal opportunity employer. Ridgeview conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Records, License/Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check and driving record.

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