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Vocational Specialist - ACT-TAY (Kansas City)

Company: Burrell Behavioral Health
Location: Independence
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:
"We are truly in the business of saving lives" -Dr. C.J. Davis; President and CEO Want to know what it's like to work at Burrell? Click on the link below to find out - Burrell Behavioral Health - Join our Team! - YouTube ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vocational Specialist (ACT-TAY) ACT-TAY (Assertive Community Treatment - Transitional Age Youth) Kansas City / Independence, Missouri The Vocational Specialist assists clients with finding and maintaining competitive employment or return to educational endeavors. To learn more about the ACT-TAY program, click here: Assertive Community Treatment for... - Burrell Behavioral Health ( What you will do:

  • Provide a full range of support employment services.
  • Provide individual vocational supportive counseling to enable clients to identify vocational strengths, establish career goals, and recognize symptoms of mental illness that interfere with work.
  • Work with clients and other team members to develop treatment goals, specifically related to employment issues.
  • Assure treatment goals are based on the individual's needs, abilities, and interest.
  • Teach and assist with job-seeking efforts such as resume writing and interview skills.
  • Provide referrals for benefits planning.
  • Provides individualized follow - along supports to assist clients in maintaining employment.
  • Assist in teaching daily living skills around work.
  • Transport clients to appointments which connect them to community resources and services.
  • Develop relationships with employers through job development and utilize these relationships to match client's strengths and interest with employer needs. Qualifications:
    • Must have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field such as Psychology, Criminal Justice, Counseling, Social Work, Education, Recreational Therapist, Human Development and Family Studies, Gerontology, Rehabilitation Counseling, and Sociology OR
      • Commensurate qualifying experience 1 year of experience of supported employment experience serving individuals with disabilities. Must have a valid driver's license with a favorable driving record. What we offer: Great pay, great schedule, great benefits, and an amazing culture of inclusiveness and positivity. Burrell's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all of our content and across all of our agency. Diversity is more than a commitment at Burrell-it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability or veteran status, or to other non-work related factors. Burrell is a Smoke and Tobacco Free Workplace.

Keywords: Burrell Behavioral Health, Independence , Vocational Specialist - ACT-TAY (Kansas City), Other , Independence, Missouri

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