Supported Education and Employment Specialist, OnTrackNY

Job: NYOT Category: Admin

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week, Supported Education and Employment Specialist (SEES) to work at our site in Peekskill, NY in the OnTrackNY Program. The “OnTrackNY” Program is an innovative and exciting treatment program offered by WJCS in cooperation with a larger NY State research team. The program serves adolescents and young adults who are in the very early stages of a psychotic disorder.

Under the general supervision of the Regional Director of Behavioral Services, the SEES, will work as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing coordinated and assertive treatment in the earliest stages of illness. Other duties include assisting individuals with mental illness to obtain rapid competitive employment and mainstream educational opportunities. The SEES will also provide job development and job search services directed toward positions that are individualized to the interests and uniqueness of the people on his/her caseload.

The ideal candidate must possess a BA in mental health-related field, social services, or business; experience working with adolescents and young adults with serious mental illness preferred; and experience providing employment or education services preferred.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded. We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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