IPS Employment Specialist Team Leader – Raleigh, NC
Easter Seals UCP North Carolina - Raleigh, NC

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This is a Full-time position.

Location Raleigh, NC

Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree from an approved, accredited institution that meets the criteria for Mental Health Qualified Professional (MHQP) status and at least one year of employment services related experience
Knowledge of labor market and community service agencies. Possess skills in developing and writing task analysis, systemic job training and supported employment
Possesses current, unrestricted, state appropriate driver’s license
Possesses current, unrestricted vehicle insurance and provide own transportation for use in fulfilling job requirements
Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certification will need to be acquired within the first 6 months of employment in this position

Responsibilities Provides leadership in the implementation of direct services and supports for the IPS team. Holds weekly staff meetings to ensure adherence with the fidelity
Provides monthly individual supervision with each IPS staff to assure the delivery of evidence-based and ethical practices
Provides clinical supervision and oversight to all IPS employment staff for each individual receiving the IPS employment services
Coordinates with the IPS employment team integration with behavioral health teams to discuss clinical and employment services provided to individuals supported by the team
Provides training for all members of the IPS team prior to services being delivered and/or ensures that all required trainings are in compliance with the service definition, rules and regulation and Easter Seals UCP policy
Accompanies individuals being supported to their community based employment site to provide on the job training as needed
Analyzes job duties and tasks and completes a thorough job task analysis as needed
Assists individuals in mastering skills and meeting production standards
Employment Support Professionals may be required to assist in performing individual’s job duties to maintain necessary production as well as model work behavior
Facilitates collaboration with Vocational Rehabilitation services as needed to ensure seamless service provision. Conducts the job development activities
Maintains case records as required by licensing and funding entities standards and regulations
Coordinates communication with parents, care coordination, Vocational Rehabilitation, Behavioral Health Services and other agencies serving the individuals being supported
Maintains good work habits regarding attendance, punctuality, appearance and effective working relationships with co-workers, VR and MCO staff, employers, other providers and individuals being supported
Provides supplemental evaluation, job development and intensive training activities with individuals being supported according to their service authorization, service plan and work schedule

Contact Information Name: Casey Corder
Title: Program Supervisor
Fax: 919-856-0704
Email: casey.corder@eastersealsucp.com

Posted: 7/17/14

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