MHS Employment Services program helps individuals with behavioral health disorders prepare for, locate, and retain meaningful jobs of their choice. We are CARF accredited and certified in providing Vocational Assessment Services. Our services are customized to reflect job readiness, interests, and skills. We focus on rehabilitation and recovery and our philosophy is everyone can work.
Mental Health Systems is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to delivering innovative mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, veteran, and recovery services. MHS provides over 75 broad-ranging programs that offer safety-net services and employs over 800 dedicated individuals across 6 California counties; Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Bernardino, and San Diego. Since 1978, Mental Health System’s client-centered, strengths-based solutions have been designed to offer comprehensive, culturally competent programs that embody our core values of Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation, Integrity, and Dignity. MHS has a commitment toward reducing stigma and improving access to care using the principle of “whatever it takes”. MHS offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, company sponsored retirement plan, employee assistance program, generous holidays, vacation, and sick for eligible employees.
The Employment Specialist assists job seeking clients to: set overall rehabilitation goals; identify barriers to employment and make adjustments; seek out and develop job sites and on-the-job training opportunities for a Department of Rehabilitation funded employment program providing employment services to adult persons with psychiatric disabilities. The Employment Specialist provides vocational assessments, resumes development, job related skill development, strength-based behavioral feedback, and other motivating related services required to prepare the job seeking client for competitive employment.