Job Developer/Employment Specialist - Substance Use Disorder
Job Developer position working in jail system helping individuals with substance use disorder
Batavia, OH 
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description

We are looking for a Job Developer/Employment Specialist for our inpatient treatment center in Clermont County.  This position is part of our Community Alternative Sentencing Center (CASC) which provides individual and group treatment for substance use disorder as well as Medication Assisted Treatment and various community supports such as AA.  CASC is located inside the Clermont County Jail.  The Job Developer/Employment Specialist works with clients in the CASC program to help them get ready to work when they graduate from the program.  We now offer a $1,200 annual bonus ($300 per quarter) in addition to our competitive salary.

Please Note:  We do consider candidates with HR experience, but this is NOT a HR role.  This position works with persons in treatment for substance use disorder.

We are looking for BSW, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Human Services or Business graduates experience helping people find and maintain employment.  GCBHS offers great career advancement opportunities and a rich benefits package including Tuition Assistance ($1,500 per semester for a MSW or MA in Counseling).  We also provide practicum supervision, license supervision, and continuing education credits.

Responsibilities for Employment Specialist: 

  • Develop individualized employment plans for clients with severe mental illnesses and other barriers to employment. 
  • Network with a variety of Human Resources departments to place these clients in competitive jobs. 
  • Provide job coaching/employment site support services to clients. 
  • Responsible for providing services including one-on-one career exploration/job development sessions, resume development and critiquing, individualized job searches, job/task analysis, orientation and job training, and other on-site and off-site training and support as required to assist clients with severe mental illnesses and other barriers to obtain and maintain employment. 
  • Collaboration with other service providers and/or treatment team and other supports.
Requirements for Employment Specialist:  
  • BA in Business or Psychology, Social Work, or a related Human Services field.
  • Experience in social services and behavioral health preferred.
  • Position requires frequent driving of own personal vehicle.  A valid driver’s license, vehicle, and insurable driving record are required.

We have been named a Top Workplace in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky since 2010!  Please visit our website  and this video  GCB Video to learn more about GCBHS.  #LifeChanging
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Contact Information
Cassidy Siler-Smith, HR Supervisor 513-354-7088
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$34,179-$36,564 + $1,200 bonus
Pay Differential for MA Degree! We pay a starting rate of $34,179 for BA or Non-Degree with 3 Years Related Experience and $36,564 for MA. We also offer a $1,200 annual bonus (paid as $300 quarterly) in addition to our competitive salary. We offer a full suite of benefits including Medical/Dental/Vision, Retirement, Paid Time Off, Quarterly Bonus Opportunity, Tuition Assistance ($1,500 for MSW or Counseling), License Supervision, Internships, Staff Referral and Student Loan Forgiveness.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
Required Security Clearance
Other Clearance
Security Clearance Note
Clermont County Jail
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