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Bilingual Employment Services Consultant DMHAS

Company: Goodwill of Western & Northern CT
Location: Hartford
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut is seeking driven individuals to join us in our mission to help others and serve our local communities. As a Bilingual Employment Services Consultant, you would be helping those recovering from addiction to find and maintain employment. What Goodwill can offer you:

  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • A benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision
  • Two (2) weeks' vacation, four (4) personal days, and seven (7) days of sick time
  • Company-paid life insurance and disability plans
  • Up to $3,000 in qualified Tuition Reimbursement
  • Eight (8) Paid holidays
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 25% Employee Discount
  • $200 Referral Program (for every candidate you refer to Goodwill for employment) Responsibilities:
    • Develop, implement, and monitor Individual Service Plans (ISPs) for participants with goals of competitive employment in community job settings.
    • Build relationships with community employers.
    • Assist program participants with job seeking skills, interview techniques, resume preparation and development of competitive worker characteristics. Conduct work readiness training for participants who are Spanish speaking in their native language.
    • Provide interpreter services during participant meetings as needed.
    • Write timely and accurate reports, progress reports, and program reviews.
    • Maintain all program participant files according to State of Connecticut and CARF standards; maintain HIPPA compliance for privacy while ensuring best practices. Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, this position has access to program participant's Protected Health Information (PHI); maintain First Aid certification, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification, and Collaborative Safety Strategy certification offered by Goodwill or its partners.
    • Provide feedback to and elicit input from program participants, family members and significant others, counselors, and employment services team.
    • Provide transportation to program participants to and from worksites as needed.
    • Participate in staff meetings, in-service training and staff development programs, professional meetings, conferences, and related programs as requested. Position Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree in psychology, education, special education or related field, or a combination of an Associates degree with two years practical work experience or professional certification.
      • Experience working with adults with disabilities, preferably with barriers to employment.
      • Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish and English.
      • General computer experience, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Teams.
      • Good organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
      • Satisfactory driving record, current CT license and daily access to a reliable, registered, and insured vehicle.
      • Up-to-date with COVID and booster vaccinations per the CDC definition.Start your journey with Goodwill today by applying at gwct.org/about/work-hereIs this position not right for you? We can help you find the right one at Goodwill or any other employer through our Career Centers! Receive free career assistance services from Goodwill (including Resume Builds/Revisions, Online Job Searching Coaching, Interview Skills, and more) at gwct.org/career-coaching Goodwill is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, with a commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion throughout the organization, welcoming candidates of diverse backgrounds.

Keywords: Goodwill of Western & Northern CT, Hartford , Bilingual Employment Services Consultant DMHAS, Human Resources , Hartford, Connecticut

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