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Clinical Social Worker Associate (40 Hour)

Company: State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Location: Norwich, CT


Location: Norwich, CT
Date Opened: 5/8/2023 12:00:00 AM
Salary: $86,154 - $116,187/year
Job Type: Open to the Public
Close Date: 5/15/2023 11:59:00 PM

Are you a licensed Clinical Social Worker?
Does team leadership interest you?
If so, we encourage you to apply now!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is seeking a qualified and experienced Clinical Social Worker Associate to join our wonderful team in Norwich!

Schedule: Full time (40 hours), Third Shift (12:00 A.M. - 8:30 A.M.), Every other weekend and holidays
Facility: Southeastern Mental Health Authority (SMHA)
Division: Mobile Outreach Team (MOT)
Location: 401 West Thames Street, Norwich, CT

To work for a Forbes top company: ‘Forbes’ State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule;
Comprehensive benefits plan that includes industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage;
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings;
Retirement healthcare offerings;
Accrued vacation, personal and sick leave;
13 paid holidays per calendar year;
Professional growth and development opportunities; and
Outstanding work-life balance!

Please Note: As a loan forgiveness organization, you may be able to qualify for one or more State or Federal loan forgiveness programs.

Provide team leadership and supervision to staff within the MOT program;
Provide crisis assessments and interventions including risk management;
Conduct intakes for referral to treatment at SMHA;
Provide clinical/crisis interventions and consultations to clients and staff;
Provide program oversight in the absence of the Program Supervisor; and
Establish relationships with area providers.

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.

SMHA is a community mental health agency serving adults in Bozrah, Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Ledyard, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Salem, Sprague, Stonington, Voluntown, and Waterford providing high quality behavioral health services to those with mental health and substance use disorders. Services offered include case management, outpatient behavioral health, crisis intervention, respite care, and forensic services. SMHA is responsible for administering all DMHAS contract funded behavioral health services in Southeastern Connecticut.

MOT provides a wide range of crisis services: 24-hour crisis assessment and intervention services for people experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse challenges; hospital and crisis bed screening; referrals for temporary respite; support phone calls and visits; brief crisis counseling; and referrals to appropriate inpatient and outpatient services in the community. The Mobile Outreach Team is able to respond in the community from 8:00am to midnight daily to assist individuals, families, and community agencies when an individual is experiencing a psychiatric and/or substance abuse crisis.