The Mental Health Association of Westchester (MHA) is a community-based not-for-profit committed to recovery-focused mental health services through advocacy, community education and direct services. We are recognized as the leader in Westchester in providing person-centered services that involve collaborating with each individual to achieve his or her goals.
MHA offers a range of treatment and support services that are person-centered, recovery-oriented, and individualized to promote recovery and wellness. MHA reaches out to families and individuals by providing services in their homes, nursing homes, homeless shelters and other community sites. Our staff support recovery by providing services that reflect our deeply held values that include the recognition of individual rights of self-determination, choice, shared decision-making and collaboration. When possible we will utilize evidence-based practices; always embracing a trauma-informed and person-centered approach.
We have an exciting new opportunity for a 28 hour per week Employment Specialist in our Vocational Services Program.
The goal of the professional is to provide quality vocational rehabilitation, vocational evaluation(s), vocational skills instruction, job training, job development, job placement, support services and case management to individuals with disabilities placed in work evaluation, work services and outside employment. Candidates must be compassionate, patient and respectful of consumer choice.
Ability to master an electronic record system, meet deadlines and productivity targets and willingness to grow and change are musts.
The candidate must have a minimum of a 4-year degree from an accredited college and minimum one year prior experience working with individuals with mental health conditions. Experience working with individuals on the autism spectrum is preferred. In additional they must possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates must consent to Fingerprinting and a Criminal History Information Records search.
We offer a professional yet relaxed working environment, providing room for personal growth as well as career advancement. Our benefit package is generous and flexible. And, we offer flexible work schedules, making MHA one of the most family-friendly places you could work!
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with MHAEMPLOYMENT as the subject line of the e-mail. EOE