Western Montana Mental Health Center
410 Windward Way
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-1336
Fax: (406) 257-1353
Position: PACT Team Case Manager/Vocational Specialist
Close Date: Open until filled
Hours: Hours are four ten hour days with some on call duties as well as some weekend/holiday shifts.
Job Summary: Provide individual vocational-supportive counseling to enable clients to identify vocational strengths and problems, establish vocational or career goals and plans to reach them, ad recognize and target symptoms of mental illness that interfere with work.
Plan and provide work-related supportive services such as assistance with grooming and personal hygiene, securing appropriate clothing, wake up calls, and transportation. Teach job seeking skills. Develop individualized jobs based on clients’ needs, abilities, and interests.
Education, Experience, and Knowledge Required:
A bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation/vocational rehabilitation is required and work experience with severe and disabling mental illnesses or with individuals with similar human service needs. Must have a strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and disabling mental illness to live in normal community residences; work I market jobs; and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and disabling mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential