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Date Added: Wed 26/05/2021

Employment Specialist

New York, NY, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Major Functions:


Under general supervision, is responsible for providing vocational/employment services to assigned clients including assessments, evaluations and referrals. Also functions collaboratively as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary intensive case management team.



Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Performs initial vocational assessments for new clients leading to services recommendations that are included in Independent Living Plan.
  • Performs ongoing comprehensive vocational assessments for clients with recommendations for training/employment goals that will be included in Independent Living Plan.
  • Provides ongoing individual/group counseling to clients that will ultimately lead to employment as part of permanency plan.
  • Records client progress/lack of progress specific to Independent Living Plan vocational goals in charts.
  • Functions collaboratively as an integral member of the multi-disciplinary intensive case management team and communicates information in case conferences/reviews.
  • Delivers informational vocational seminars to clients on a weekly basis.
  • Refer clients to potential employment options/companies.
  • Accompanies clients on job interviews as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in field.
  • Performs other tasks as requested.


  • Associates/2 years of undergraduate required. Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field is preferred. 
  • At least two years of comparable work experience.


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