Employment Counselor Specialist
New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services - Concord, NH

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Division of Family Assistance / Concord
Salary Range: $34,866.00 - $46,410.00

SCOPE OF WORK: To provide case management services to selected client populations to include the provision of activities and services which include: employment, training, barrier resolution, education, job preparation, and support services for the New Hampshire Employment Program (NHEP). Client services will be provided either face-to-face and/or via electronic method including telephone, fax, and/or e-mail, consistent with federal and state requirements and program policy. Caseload assignment may include statewide travel and/or visits to client homes or other community locations. This position is located in Concord, is assigned to the Bureau of Welfare to Work, and reports to the Financial Assistance to Needy Families (FANF) Administrator.

Bachelor’s degree from an approved college or university.

Experience: One year of experience as an Employment Counselor Specialist Trainee or three years in social work, counseling, education, staff training, employee development, or human resources, or three years as a Family Service Specialist at any level.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with a minimum of one year of experience in providing direct family counseling services, crisis intervention, or barrier resolution services to clients and families in domestic violence situations, and/or specialized training in domestic violence services and safety planning.

License / Certification: Valid driver’s license and/or access to transportation for use in statewide travel.

Employees will be required to pay an agency/union fee.

For further information please contact Lynn Wilder, FANF Administrator, at (603) 271-9275.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from and return to the Human Resources Office at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, 129 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301, (603) 271-9344, or dhhscareers@dhhs.state.nh.us and available on the internet at www.admin.state.nh.us/hr , Please reference position # 12546 on the completed application. *** In order to receive credit for post-secondary education, a copy of official transcripts with a seal and/or signature MUST be included with the application. Please have transcripts forwarded to the Human Resources office with the recruiting agency. Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is found. EOE

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