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Employment Specialist

Company: Merakey
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career while working with an extraordinary team? - At Merakey, we put heart and soul into everything we do. We are seeking an -Employment Specialist to join our team at our program in Lafayette, LA. -Earn $16.10/hour + $7,500 yearly mileage stipend - -Position DescriptionEmployment Specialist are an essential part of the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team. The multidisciplinary team provides evidenced based services to members diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness. You will assist members with reaching occupational and/or educational goals, provide our members with vocational rehabilitation through assessment and supportive employment methods. Also assist our member with maintaining resources and benefits that can assist our members with meeting their basic needs and provide crisis support, reinforcements, and education to all members on the team. -BENEFITSMerakey offers Medical, Dental, Vision insurance plans, competitive compensation plans, Work/Life balance, flexible schedules, cell phone discount plan, employee referral bonuses, tuition reimbursement and much more!To fill out an on-line application: -Requisition number: 79246 -ABOUT MERAKEYMerakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit provider with a fifty-year history. We offer a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country. Our belief that every individual has the right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment guides all of our decisions. At Merakey, we care about each other and are committed to providing the very best care to those we serve. Merakey strictly follows a zero-tolerance policy for abuse. -Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! We deeply value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ethnic background, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or disability status. Moreover, we are committed to creating teams that reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and encourage applicants from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. -The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Active Driver's License within the state of Louisiana or ability to transfer license to LA.Must have a Bachelor's in Sociology, Psychology, Social Work or Counseling.Must be willing to work in a community-based setting and with members diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness

Keywords: Merakey, Lafayette , Employment Specialist, Human Resources , Lafayette, Louisiana

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