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Job Developer/Employment Specialist - Mental Health Treatment
Feb 17, 2021
Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services
Full Time

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCBHS) has an immediate full-time opening for a Job Developer/Employment Specialist to work with individuals suffering from severe and persistent mental illnesses in our outpatient behavioral health program in Clermont County.  This position works with adults receiving mental health and substance use disorder treatment to help them obtain and keep employment in the community.

The ideal candidate will have a BA in Social Work, BSW, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services or Business and experience helping people find and maintain employment.  GCBHS offers great career advancement opportunities and a rich benefits package.  We also provide practicum supervision, license supervision, and continuing education credits.  We offer a $1,200 annual bonus ($300 per quarter) in addition to our competitive salary and benefits package.

Please Note:  We do consider candidates with HR experience, but this is NOT a HR role.  This position works with persons in treatment for mental health and substance use disorders.

Responsibilities for Job Developer/Employment Specialist: 

  • Works with adults clients who receiving treatment for severe and persistent mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Helps clients seeking employment in Clermont County.
  • Partners with internal case management teams and other community behavioral health providers for referrals.
  • Develop individualized employment plans for clients with severe mental illnesses and other barriers to employment. 
  • Network with a variety of Human Resources departments to place these clients in competitive jobs. 
  • Provide job coaching/employment site support services to clients. 
  • Responsible for providing services including one-on-one career exploration/job development sessions, resume development and critiquing, individualized job searches, job/task analysis, orientation and job training, and other on-site and off-site training and support as required to assist clients with severe mental illnesses and other barriers to obtain and maintain employment. 
  • Collaboration with other service providers and/or treatment team and other supports.

Requirements for Job Developer/Employment Specialist:  

  • BA in Business or Psychology, Social Work, or a related Human Services field.
  • Experience in social services and behavioral health.
  • Experience working with adults.
  • Experience in Human Resources or Recruiting preferred.
  • Position requires frequent driving of own personal vehicle.  A valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record are required.

We have been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 2010!

Please visit our website to learn more about GCBHS.


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Contact Details

Damilola Onikoyi
Greater Cincinati Behavioral Health Services
404 663 9397