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Employment Specialist / Full-Time

Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:


Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Employment Specialist to work at our Belleville location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.

Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.

**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions.


Chestnut Vocational Services follow the evidenced base IPS (Individual and Placement and Supper Services) model. IPS is based on the belief that anyone with a severe mental illness can maintain competitive employment in the community if the right type of job and work environment can be found.

An Ideal candidate for this positon will have these qualities:

Hopeful about every person's ability to succeed in an employment setting
Believes that work can help people manage their mental illnesses
Initiate and build relationships with employers
Maintains relationships with Chestnut Staff engaged in continued services


Must have a high school diploma or equivalent to five (5) years' supervised mental health experience;
Or a bachelor's degree in counseling, social work, psychology, or related humane services field;
Or a bachelor's degree in any other field with two (2) years' supervised clinical experience in a mental health setting;
Or a certificate of psychiatric rehabilitation from a DHS-approved program plus a high school diploma or equivalent and two (2) years' experience in providing mental health services;
Or a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) in good standing with the State of Illinois.
Must have a valid driver's license, private automobile insurance and be insurable.
Requires basic computer skills and experience to include MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and an electronic medical record (EMR).
Satisfactory completion of Chestnut's background checking process.

This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, generous paid time off benefits, and more.

***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211

Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.

EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled

Keywords: Chestnut Health Systems, Belleville , Employment Specialist / Full-Time, Human Resources , Belleville, Illinois

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