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Employment Support Professional / QMHP, Mental / B

Company: Monarch NC
Location: Albemarle
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

*Help Us Help People to Realize the Resilience That's Within Them.*Do you enjoy helping people to achieve their goals and dreams?Want to work for a company committed to supporting, educating, and empowering people to choose and achieve what is important to them?Monarch NC, a provider of high-quality and trauma-informed care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance use disorders, is seeking a dedicated Employment Support Professional to join our Albemarle, NC team.The Employment Support Professional will be responsible for supporting people to help them achieve their personal dreams and goals through obtaining and maintaining competitive employment within their community._*Responsibilities include: *_* Help make dreams take flight through personal outcome measures, skills training, and the development of individualized dream plans for designated individuals.* Identify organizations Monarch can partner with to provide volunteer and/or employment opportunities to individuals. Nurture and maintain strong relationships with those organizations.* Support individuals to think about long-term employment goals, work history, strengths, personal culture, justice involvement, and other factors relative to the individual's current vocational goal. Complete and update career profile for each individual with information from the person supported, mental health practitioners, and with permission, family members or past employers.* Assist individuals in learning how their benefits will be affected by earned income.* Discuss individuals' preference for disclosure of psychiatric status to employers, including possible costs and benefits and specific information to be disclosed.* Develop holistic, integrated interventions.* Identify services, resources, and accommodations as needed to assist individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, those with Limited English Proficiency (LEP), and those who are blind and visually impaired.* Coordinate services and work with the individual and team in the development of an individual employment plan and plan updates.* Perform Job Development activities directed toward positions that are individualized to each person supported, following the principles and procedures of IPS.* Develop and implement task analysis for individual receiving services.* Perform activities that ensure the individual receiving services performs the job tasks to the employer's satisfaction. This includes performing a participant's actual job duties as necessary.* Provide individualized follow-along supports to assist individuals in maintaining employment.* Provide education and support to employers, as agreed upon by individuals supported, which may include negotiation job accommodations and follow-along contact with the employer.* Provide outreach services as necessary to individuals when they miss appointments using a variety of methods to discover what is interfering with the person's employment plan.* Spends at least 65% or more of total scheduled work hours in the community performing job duties relative to the individuals on your caseload in meeting their employment plans.* Helps individuals with career development including finding jobs that are more desirable, helping individuals request raises and promotions, and helping with education and training programs that are available to the general public.* Communicate needs and progress of individual receiving services to all appropriate members of the team.* Provide, support, and assist individual receiving employment services to access transportation.* Assist and support the individual receiving employment services to access community resources.* Collaborate with outside behavioral health providers, families, natural supports, housing, transportation and other community service providers who support the individual.* Travel and driving may be required.* Complete all other relevant responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor._*To qualify, candidates must have the following: *_* A Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services related field is required.* Must have a current and valid North Carolina Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) certification.* At least 2 years of experience working with people with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities or substance abuse issues.* A valid Drivers License is also required._*We understand that in order for our professionals to take good care of our people, we need to take good care of them too. That's why we offer the following benefits: *_* *Employee Care Fund for Monarch staff facing financial hardship as a result of unforeseen circumstances like a natural disaster, house fire or other emergencies!** Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance* Paid Time Off, including 9 company holidays* Employee Development Program* *Our company qualifies for the Student Loan Forgiveness Program!** Employee Retirement Plan* Employee Referral Program* Employee Assistance Program_*...and much more!*_Come join us in our mission to support people with disabilities in growing toward their potential, reaching their dreams, and making their own informed choices about where they live, learn, work, play and worship. _*We look forward to working with you!*_Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Day shiftEducation:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* Developmental disabilities: 2 years (Required)* substance abuse: 2 years (Required)* Mental health: 2 years (Required)License/Certification:* North Carolina QMHP (listed on resume) (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Monarch NC, Charlotte , Employment Support Professional / QMHP, Mental / B, Human Resources , Albemarle, North Carolina

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