Job Opportunity with NHS Human Services - Wilmington, DE

Vocational Specialist
Wilmington, DE
Position Summary: The MHW -Vocational Counselor / Employment Specialist helps prepare individuals for real world experiences such as employment and various other community interactions.
Employment Specialist Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate Vocational services for all individuals served by the ACT team.
  • Assist individuals in the securing gainful employment.
  • Provide education and assistance to individuals with job applications, preparing for job interviews.
  • Perform vocational assessment.
  • Assist individuals to obtain education necessary for employment.
  • Act as a liaison with stakeholders.
  • Develop a relationship with employers.
  • Develop network of employers willing to work with those with SPMI.
  • Educate and support individual’s families and advocate for individual’s rights and preferences.
  • Attend vocational related meetings in the community
Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in human service field. OT certification/license preferred. 
  • 1 to 3 years experience working with individuals in an employment setting. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of recovery principles and recovery driven service system. 
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to pass all appropriate state and federal clearances.
Schedule: Rotating 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM; noon - 8:00 PM
Salary: 33K
Location: Office is in Wilmington, DE.  Position will require travel within New Castle County.
Julie Vervlied, Sr. Staffing Partner