Job Description

Job Category:
Behavioral Health Technician

Title:
Vocational Coordinator

Location:
AZ-Prescott-Valley Outpatient Clinic (O)

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is a large and fast growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services. We are a leader in development and delivery of services in the areas of housing, residential care, prevention services, outpatient services to children, incarcerated persons and dually diagnosed adults (SMI/SA). We are an innovative leader in behavioral health, our services are client directed-outcome informed, evidence-based and include treatment of co-occurring disorders, the FAST model in prevention services, the Arizona Treatment Initiative for children and families, and the Recovery Model for persons with serious mental illness. We have locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous PTO includes 2 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months) and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer 100% company-paid medical, dental, STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently looking for a Vocational Coordintor to join our Prescott Valley Outpatient Clinic. This is a full time position with working hours anywhere between Monday-Friday 7am-7pm.

The Vocational Coordinator, designs, implements, and facilitates vocational services. Creates, revises, and disseminates information and trains personnel on vocational policies and procedures in response to mandates, standards, and to comply with funding source mandates. Develops and maintains ongoing relationships with local employers and community providers to maximize the opportunities for persons in services to enter the labor force.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides and oversees the implementation of a full range of vocational services, including resume development, job search support, and interviewing techniques

  • Prepares and presents job readiness activities to persons in services and provides “train the trainer” opportunities to other personnel

  • Provides support and information, education or guidance to consumers and support system members concerning issues of treatment planning, advocacy, and medication management

  • Conducts vocational groups and job clubs

  • Provides information to consumers and family members concerning community resources and links to other services

  • Arranges for transportation for consumers and family members for community services as needed

  • Maintains expected level of productivity

  • Coordinates with employers and agencies to identify job opportunities and promote employment of job-seeking clients

  • Works with local service providers, case managers, and employers to advocate for and link persons in services with vocational opportunities

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:

  • Experience working with limited resource population

  • Ability to work with grace under pressure

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team and to share responsibilities and duties

  • Ability to resolve interpersonal conflict in a straightforward and timely manner

  • Ability to set priorities, be organized, and be a self-starter

  • Ability to be friendly, empathic, and an adept communicator

  • Ability to treat both staff and clients with respect

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a Bachelor’s degree with one year of full-time behavioral health experience providing psychosocial rehabilitation

  • Valid AZ driver’s license and Motor Vehicle clearance

  • Knowledge of computer software and/or applicable programs

  • Ability to obtain certification in First Aid & CPR

  • Fingerprint and/or background check clearance

  • Experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.

  • General knowledge & aptitude for working independently with children of mixed ethnic groups

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking preferred

Application Instructions

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