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BrightSpring Health Services JUSTICE INVOLVED RE-ENTRY SPECIALIST in CENTRALIA, Washington

Our Company

Equus Workforce Solutions

Overview

Career advisors provide guidance about career choice, employment, training and further education opportunities to client population(s).

Responsibilities

  • Manages a caseload of participants and provides counseling and mentoring

  • Assesses participant competencies, work history, educational attainment, skills and abilities; identifies challenges to finding employment and prompts them to find solutions

  • Conducts regular ongoing individual meetings with participants for job search, education, job retention, and/or job readiness

  • Completes an individualized overview of available services and works with participant to create an employment plan for short- and long-term goals

  • Maintains information about area resources and employers

  • Ensures participant accountability and attendance; tracks and maintains employment retention goals

  • Provides government agencies with prompt notification that a participant has lost or reduced hours of employment

  • Maintains scheduled, periodic contact with participants in a variety of locations to assess job retention/advancement issues

  • Provides information to participants on available training and/or jobs that will lead to advancement

  • Assumes central responsibility for participants achieving self-sufficiency by monitoring progress throughout the program cycle, beginning with referral and continuing through retention and advancement efforts

  • Prepares, organizes, and maintains accurate, updated information in both electronic and paper participant files reflecting the entire history of a program participant including log of supportive services issued

  • Provides case management with a focus on helping customers to prepare for employment that leads to self-sufficiency

  • Facilitates customer access to training, education, and to employment services, as well as job-specific information; provide case management to customers at the appropriate level

Qualifications

  • Related Associate degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience

  • Related work experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources

  • One to three years experience in workforce development or related programs preferred

About our Line of Business

Equus Workforce Solutions, formerly ResCare Workforce Services, is the nation’s leading provider of workforce development services in North America. With a dedicated and passionate team, Equus puts the industry’s best practices to work nationwide by focusing on the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. Assisting over a million job seekers and thousands of employers annually, Equus Workforce Solutions is the most comprehensive workforce development company in the United States. For more information visithttps://equusworks.com.

Additional Job Information

The incumbent will be working at Green Hill and the Lewis County Jail. Additionally, they will need to complete the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) background check.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFO:

Job Duties:

  • Assist participants with electronic versions of cover letters, resumes, applications, reference list and any other materials needed to complete a portfolio.

  • Assist participants with job search techniques.

  • Provide administrative support consisting of gathering data for quarterly reports, compiling materials needed for program, researching information and other administrative duties as requested.

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge base of EXCEL, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and ability to navigate the internet for job searching and research.

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with a diverse clientele and maintain strong boundaries in working with different populations.

  • Takes initiative to complete tasks and utilizes creative and critical thinking skills to problem solve.

  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and work independently.

  • Basic knowledge of office equipment such as fax, scanner, copier and various computer programs.

    **These are full time positions, funded for only 12 months. Additionally positions are grant funded which may require applicants to meet the grant's eligibility guidelines required by the funding source.

* Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14, state contractors must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If you are a selected candidate, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination in order to become an EQUUS employee in the PacMtn Region. Accommodations will not be considered .

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Job LocationsUS-WA-CENTRALIA

ID 2022-77498

Position Type Full-Time

Line of Business Equus Workforce Solutions

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