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Talent Development Specialist – Veterans

BrightSpring Health Services

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted April 5, 2021.

Our CompanyOverviewCareer advisers provide guidance about career choice, employment, training and further education opportunities to clients, including young people and the unemployed.Responsibilities+ Counsels and assists Program’s customers regarding job search strategies, personal career advisement and training issues, identifying and working with barriers to employment, professional goal setting and planning.

Identify outside resources, programs and other services for customers if needed+ Advises, monitors, and tracks participation for customers so that they maximize of the functions and opportunities of the program+ Manages the day-to-day relationship with customers, addresses customer concerns promptly with an action plan to ensure satisfaction, and documents all findings with case notes in a clear, concise, and timely manner+ Maintains knowledge/professional understanding of a vast array of occupations/career paths (for effective placement/processing and assessment of customers as well as determining services most appropriate for their career goals+ Provides motivational support to customers during the job search process+ Identifies training needs and ensures appropriate training+ Facilitates job readiness/search workshops+ Demonstrates strong strategies for re-engaging customers after training and finding employment for those customers+ Demonstrates effective use of the guidelines and standards of the Case Management Model to support the needs of the participants+ Successfully documents customer success stories internally and externally.+ Analyzes and constructs critiques of resumes/required documentation for effective processing for customer eligibility+ Administratively maintains accurate and complete records and correspondence as required by the Program Director and according to standards set by Customer+ Creates and maintains the policies and procedures for Career Advisement and assists in the training of other team members in those guidelines+ Works under direction of the Career Advisor Coordinator to facilitate timely completion of tasks to sustain daily operations and complete special projects, and assists program team members as necessary+ Produces word processing documents, including charts and tables.

Proofreads and edits correspondence, memorandum, proposals, reports, and other requested documents.

Maintains filing systems and performs other relevant duties as assigned by the Program DirectorQualificationsEducation/Certificates/Licenses/Registrations+ Bachelor of Art/Bachelor of Science in psychology, marketing, business, human resources or related fields with two plus years relevant work experience+ Experience working with career counseling consumers in a high volume work environment, particularly in a human services or workforce development or an equivalent combination.Qualifications+ Strong communication and organization skills, computer skills, publishing skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely+ The ability to relate well with individuals, ability to motivate, and posses experience in presenting workshops and working with individuals having one or more barriers to employment+ A referral network with other human service agencies in the community and can provide intervention services as needed+ Knowledge of various job search strategies, resources and actions plans+ Ability to follow instructions well+ Adaptable, flexible, and a fast learner+ Creative and able to meet deadlines+ Works well under pressure and goal oriented and works well within a team concept+ Demonstrated customer service skills+ Demonstrated computer skills, with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software applications+ Familiarity with the communities being served, with knowledge and understanding of local needs and resources+ Be able to work first shift and overtime if required+ Travel when necessaryAbout our Line of BusinessEquus 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 Job InformationThis position will work with veterans to find suitable employment.Veterans are highly encourage to apply.Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you!BrightSpring Health Services, and our family of brands, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact the BrightSpring Disabilities Support Team at 1-833-773-7240 orcontact us ( for assistance.Equal Opportunity Employment Posters ( Clickhere ( for additional FAQ information..Job LocationsUS-KY-LEXINGTONID2021-22307Position TypeFull-TimeLine of BusinessEquus Workforce Solutions