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(1579) Supported Employment/ Education Specialist

Job Description

Position Description: The Supported Employment/Education Specialist (SEES) is a clinically informed and specialized skills training position. They work as part of the ClearPath Early Onset Psychosis Team, which is a coordinated specialty care team that provides services to individuals with mental health challenges who are experiencing the early stages of a primary psychotic disorder. The purpose of Employment and Education Services is to provide training and supports needed to enable individuals to develop the ability and skills to secure and maintain competitive employment independently. The SEES gets to collaborate with team members, families, and community members to support a wraparound care model to promote gainful employment and/or education.  This position supports people learning to use skills and strategies to improve adaptive functioning through self-regulation, social skills, and skillful communication and self-advocacy of their wants and needs.  The SEES gets to conduct employment outreach in the community to build career options for persons in the ClearPath program.

This position will work with a caseload of 20 to 30 individuals, ranging from 15 to 30 years of age and demonstrates good communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with individuals, families, employers and other community stakeholders. This position is allowed to work a variable schedule, as needed, to meet individuals’ employment and educational needs. This position serves families in Williamson and Burnet counties.

Program Description: The Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS) ClearPath Program is a coordinated specialty care (CSC) team which has specialized training in early intervention for psychosis. The ClearPath program is dedicated to addressing early symptoms related to psychosis.  The goal of the ClearPath Program is to reduce duration of untreated symptoms to improve outcomes such as ability to work, go to school, live independently and have enjoyable relationships.  The CSC team consists of a Psychiatrist, Supported Employment/Education Specialist (SEES), Peer Specialist, Skills Trainer, Family Partner, and Therapist.

Location: Williamson and Burnet Counties

Salary: $21.46 – $28.71/hr

Applicable Differentials:

Up to 2.00/hr prior community center experience in a similar position

.50/hr – LCDC

$1.00/hr 2 years with BTCS
$1.00/hr 4 years with BTCS
$1.00/hr 6 years with BTCS
$1.00/hr Master’s degree
$0.75/hr Bilingual

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:

401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.

457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:

Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.

Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Monthly Service Delivery Bonus Opportunities
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CityWilliamson and Burnet Counties
CountyBurnet County, Williamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in a social, behavioral, or human service field or a bachelor’s degree with equivalent hours to a major in a human services field. Knowledge of mental illness as defined in the DSM-V is required.
Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology, social work or a related human service field.
Experience providing Supported Employment/Supported Education services.
Two years’ experience working with persons experiencing psychosis.
Bilingual preferred- Spanish and ASL.
Salary Amount$44,637 - 59,717/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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