Vocational Specialist Job

Job Number: GHI14986

Job Title: Vocational Specialist

Department: IHH 3285 Johnston Team C - 5303285

Facility: Gateway Healthcare Inc.

Location: Pawtucket, RI

•Bachelors Degree in a related field, and at least two years of supervised experience in providing individualized job placement on behalf of persons with physical or mental disabilities, preferably with individuals having a severe and persistent mental illness and chemical abuse/dependency.
•Certified, or working toward certification, in both mental health case management and Vocational SEP, or Chemical Dependency professional.


To obtain and assess employment and educational histories and interests of consumers with severe and persistent mental illness and chemical abuse/dependency. Identify, develop, and maintain competitive employment opportunities within a multidisciplinary team approach. Vocational services are delivered on an individualized, outreach, and intensive basis. Some case management and crisis intervention required. Conducts substance abuse treatment with clients in need according to the 12 core functions of substance abuse counseling as defined by the ICRC.