Employment Ad


Clinical Social Worker Associate (40 Hour)

Company: State of Connecticut - DMHAS

Location: Hartford


The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.

Our mission at the DMHAS, Capitol Region Mental Health Center (CRMHC) is to partner with persons in recovery to ensure access to high quality and culturally competent person-centered behavioral healthcare services. We are a community based mental health center, operated by DMHAS, which provides an array of innovative clinical and community support services to individuals with a psychiatric disability, in many cases with co-occurring problems of substance abuse.

We are seeking a qualified individual for the position of Clinical Social Worker Associate to join the CRMHC Mobile Crisis Unit. The position number is 26998. The reporting location of the program is 500 Vine Street in Hartford. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, second shift, and has a two-week, rotating work schedule from 4:00pm to 12:30am, including every other weekend and holidays. The schedule rotation is as follows:

Week 1: Working on Monday through Friday
Week 2: Working on Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

The Mobile Crisis Unit provides psychiatric crisis services. These services include evaluations of individuals in psychiatric crisis at the Center and in the community (individuals' homes, jails, shelters, residential programs, hospital emergency rooms, nursing homes, and in other mental health facilities.) The Mobile Crisis Team assesses the individuals' need for services, and assists in resolving the crisis. In addition, assessment services are offered during normal working hours to assist clients in obtaining services at Capitol Region Mental Health Center or to refer clients for services to other area providers.

In this role, you will discover the opportunity to:
Engage in a rewarding career;
Provide support to a division that is passionate about improving the lives of those we serve;
Assist our clients so they can achieve success;
Make a difference in the public sector;
Work together in a collaborative team environment.
We offer a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off, including 12 paid holidays per calendar year.
We encourage a strong work/life balance for all state employees.
We offer opportunities for professional and personal growth.
We have limitless areas for you to perform relevant and significant work.