Job Information

Organization: FLACRA

Posting Start: 05/20/2024

Location: Clifton Springs, NY

Job Title: VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION COUNSELOR

Posting End: 03/19/2025


A Brief Job Description:

Multiple Full-Time positions available.

Major Responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the organization’s mission, vision and values, the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor is responsible for educational and vocational rehabilitation counseling of individuals recovering from substance abuse issues.

Must Have Qualifications:

  • Valid NYS Drivers’ License.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Vocational Counseling or Human Services related field.
  • Training and/or experience in vocational counseling in behavioral health care.

Nice to Have Qualifications :

  • Qualified Health Professional - CASAC, CASAC-T, CASAC-P.

Duties:

1. Academic and vocational test administration, scoring and interpretation of test results.

2. Interdisciplinary staff meeting attendance and participation. Collaboration on recovery plans with the residential & clinical treatment staff.

3. Participates in group and individual supervision and team meetings.

4. Interface with education and vocational agencies that provide service to our clients to collaborate ongoing progress updates.

5. Charting and documentation compliance, as per OASAS regulatory standards.

6. Monthly statistics regarding client’s participation in training, remediation, etc. are tabulated and given to the Departmental Supervisor.

7. Visits to community agencies and V.E.S.I.D. case conference participation are done on a periodic basis as determined by the client’s treatment issues.

8. Facilitation of vocational groups. Groups will focus on psycho-educational activities that prepare clients towards securing gainful employment.

9. Develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with community groups, referral sources, planning, funding and service agencies.

10. Coordinate community service.

11. Work individually with clients to develop and implement vocational service plans.

12. Other duties and functions as directed.

13. Participate in the NYESS process when applicable.

About Us:

Finger Lakes Area Counseling and Recovery Agency (FLACRA) is a growing, not-for-profit behavioral health and substance abuse treatment provider with decades of experience and multiple innovative program located throughout the Finger Lakes Region. Our services include outpatient, residential, crisis center, vocational, housing and youth services. We pride ourselves on being committed to the professional development of all our staff and if that is important to you, we invite you to choose FLACRA!

FLACRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse workplace. We are dedicated to creating an employee-centered work culture, where all individuals feel valued and respected. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and join our team of professionals, who are dedicated to our community’s recovery & mental health care needs.

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Contact Information:

Please submit your resume to resume@flacra.org

FLACRA Human Resources: 315-462-9116