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IPS Employment Team Leader, QP Asheville/Marion in Asheville, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for talented individuals who share our dedication to the people we serve and support. RHA is dedicated to supporting people as they strive for increasing independence, personal growth and opportunities in their communities.  The guiding principle of RHA is that every person is unique and, therefore, every path to independence, recovery and wellness is unique.  Our approach to care puts the needs of the people and communities we serve at the center of every decision.

If you are a positive and personable individual looking for a satisfying and fun opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people with behavioral health challenges, join our team at RHA Health Services!  

This position requires an energetic and organized person with proven knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping others achieve their goals, knowledge and experience preparing people with behavioral health needs for employment, developing relationships with private and public employers, and providing follow-up support services to assure job retention and satisfaction.   Ability to communicate effectively with clients, employers and staff, exhibit effective customer service skills, promote client self-advocacy skills and counseling skills and coach/lead a team of staff in providing services. This position coordinates a wide range of supportive employment services. The program's practice model is based on the Individual Placement and Support employment model.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Leading and supervising a team of staff in providing employment services to job seekers with behavioral health needs.
  • Identifying and problem solving barriers to services and employment for people served. Solution focused supervision to staff to remove barriers.
  • Match job seeking clients and employers using a variety of professional job placement and job development skills.
  • Provide follow along supports and retention services including on site job coaching to ensure client success and employer satisfaction.
  • Assist staff in obtaining information about benefits and how they are impacted by the client’s employment.
  • Coordinate services within the larger behavioral health agency.
  • Participate as the leader of a supported employment team consisting of peer support staff and mental health professionals.
  • Engage clients and assist them in identifying areas of employment interest.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university and at least 2 years of experience working with persons, living with mental health and/or substance use challenges, and a minimum of 1 years’ experience in assisting people obtain employment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment drug-screening exam, and possess a valid Driver’s License. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff, exhibit effective customer service skills, promote client self-advocacy skills and counseling skills


RHA Health Services offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to eligible employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes:

  • The comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time employees includes:
  • Competitive compensation program including regular performance feedback and coaching
  • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Voluntary Benefits, Employee Assistance Program, Telemed and Pharmacy Insurance, Health Advocate service which assists employees find doctors, schedule appointments, estimate costs, answer medical/prescription questions,  resolve medical claims issues and basically does the leg-work for employees
  • Offering free diabetic medication and supplies
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with Wells Fargo
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Extensive Wellness Programs including company paid scholarships for healthy weight management and nicotine cessation, several wellness challenges and rewards through the year.
  • Free Annual Health Screening and wellness coaching event.
  • Discounted medical premiums for nicotine free employees.
  • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of people we serve and support apply to join the team today.