Employment Specialist/Success Coach - FT - Portage County, Ohio

Coleman Health Services is a nationally recognized not-for-profit provider of behavioral health and rehabilitation programs to foster recovery, build independence, and change destinies for individuals, families, and businesses in our community.  We are seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time position working with employers and individuals with barriers to seeking employment in Portage County, Ohio. This position would be located in Kent, Ohio

Job duties of Employment Specialist/Success Coach include:

  • Job placement
  • Job seeking skills training and assessment
  • Job coaching and follow-up
  • Working as a “Success Coach” in partnership with Portage County Department of Developmental Disabilities
  • Success Coach Duties include: Being on site at Portage DD locations to assist direct support professionals with job retention and connection to needed resources.

Qualified Employment Specialist Candidates will have:

  • Must have and maintain excellent driving record
  • Willing to obtain an NPI number and an Ohio Medicaid number
  • Experience working with individuals with mental health diagnoses and/or developmental disabilities
  • BA and/or experience as a placement/marketing professional preferred
  • Direct experience working with BVR/OOD a plus

Benefits options include paid time off and more.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.  E.O.E. Persons with a disability can request an accommodation to complete the application process by emailing careers@colemanservices.org with the subject line “Accommodation Request.”