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Website Equus Workforce Solutions

Overview

Career advisors provide guidance about career choice, employment, training and further education opportunities to client population(s).

Responsibilities

Manages a caseload of participants and provides counseling and mentoring
Assesses participant competencies, work history, educational attainment, skills and abilities; identifies challenges to finding employment and prompts them to find solutions
Conducts regular ongoing individual meetings with participants for job search, education, job retention, and/or job readiness
Completes an individualized overview of available services and works with participant to create an employment plan for short- and long-term goals
Maintains information about area resources and employers
Ensures participant accountability and attendance; tracks and maintains employment retention goals
Provides government agencies with prompt notification that a participant has lost or reduced hours of employment
Maintains scheduled, periodic contact with participants in a variety of locations to assess job retention/advancement issues
Provides information to participants on available training and/or jobs that will lead to advancement
Assumes central responsibility for participants achieving self-sufficiency by monitoring progress throughout the program cycle, beginning with referral and continuing through retention and advancement efforts
Prepares, organizes, and maintains accurate, updated information in both electronic and paper participant files reflecting the entire history of a program participant including log of supportive services issued
Provides case management with a focus on helping customers to prepare for employment that leads to self-sufficiency
Facilitates customer access to training, education, and to employment services, as well as job-specific information; provide case management to customers at the appropriate level

Qualifications

Related Associate degree from an accredited university or college, or equivalent work experience
Related work experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated customer service skills
Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources
One to three years experience in workforce development or related programs preferred

About our Line of Business

Equus Workforce Solutions, formerly ResCare Workforce Services, is the nation’s leading provider of workforce development services in North America. With a dedicated and passionate team, Equus puts the industry’s best practices to work nationwide by focusing on the development, design, and delivery of demand-driven workforce solutions. Assisting over a million job seekers and thousands of employers annually, Equus Workforce Solutions is the most comprehensive workforce development company in the United States. For more information visit https://equusworks.com.

 

Res-Care, Inc., dba BrightSpring Health Services (ResCare), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

To apply for this job email your details to Nickie.Hollingsworth@ntxworksolutions.org

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