Employment Support Specialist

Lafayette, IN 47904
Salary: $15.30 /hour

Who We Are:

Valley Oaks Health, a local community mental health center located in Lafayette, Indiana, is searching for applicants to join our ever growing team. Our mission is to provide quality behavioral health and addiction care based on the needs of the communities we serve. During our nearly eight decades of service, the organization has helped innumerable people and their families identify their greatest challenges, and then develop the skills and knowledge needed to overcome those challenges.


The Employment Support Specialist role is actively involved in all aspects of vocational job planning, training, job attainment, maintenance and support.

This individual will maintain cooperative working relationships with community employment partners and works with consumers to assist them in finding work that is compatible with their interest and abilities.

Who We Need:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other human behavioral science field. Degree programs with related volunteer and/or work experience will also be considered.

•Must have a valid Indiana Driver’s License, a good driving record, and car insurance.

•Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends as needed.

•Good usage of the English language; reading, writing, and speaking required.

•High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

•Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadline.

•Excellent spelling, grammar, and written communication skills.

•Excellent telephone and oral communication skills.

•Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

What We Offer:

Valley Oaks Health offers competitive pay, bachelor and master degree tuition reimbursement, supportive work environment, flexible work schedule, training in evidenced-based practices and opportunities for growth. A full benefits package: paid time off; medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; employer-sponsored 401(k); and mileage and cell phone reimbursement. This full-time position consists of a 40 hour work week with a bi-weekly pay schedule.

For additional information, please check our web site: www.startatvalley.org or for more information about Valley Oaks, please check Valleyoaks.org.

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