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Job Entry & Retention Support Specialist in the Bluegrass Area

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program

Kentucky, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Are you looking for a job that makes a difference? Join our team as a Job Entry & Retention Support Specialist!

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program, Inc. seeks a full-time Job Entry & Retention Support Specialist to support individuals in recovery from substance use disorder to obtain employment and training. Job duties will be performed for clients within the following counties: Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, and Woodford.

This position involves providing a range of engagement services, OUD/SUD training, technical assistance, and support services to participants and employers. A bachelor’s degree and experience in social services, business, and/or peer support preferred. Work experience may be substituted on a two-to-one ratio.

Key responsibilities will include: • Identifying employer partners willing to provide transformational employment opportunities for recovering individuals. • Developing partnerships with opioid/substance-affected treatment providers to create job opportunities for individuals in recovery. • Creating individualized employment plans for enrolled participants. • Documenting case management activities within required timeframes.

TO APPLY: Please email a résumé to [email protected] with the job title “JERSS Bluegrass” in the subject line. Résumés will be considered in the order they are received, and no résumés will be accepted after June 21, 2024. Position includes competitive salary with health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits.

EKCEP, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program is an equal opportunity employer.

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