|Date Opened||6/18/2020 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$79,047* - $101,662/year (*New State employees start at minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/2/2020 11:59:00 PM|
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.
The DMHAS, Office of the Commissioner (OOC) seeks a dynamic and experienced individual for the position of Primary Prevention Services Coordinator (PCN 23650). This position is within our Statewide Services Division. We are conveniently located in Middletown, CT on our Connecticut Valley Hospital campus. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position with work schedule of Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm. This position is essential to maintaining up-to-date, evidence-based prevention strategies using SAMHSA’s strategic prevention framework. The role requires specialized knowledge using a public health model (providing awareness, education, training, capacity building and policy development to create an informed citizenry around gambling activities and behaviors and to minimize problem gambling throughout the state across all populations).
Do you want to make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal health care environment in the public sector? If so, we have an excellent opportunity for you to join our team!
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We participate in a generous, competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off!
Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the “Resume Tab” of your application as you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system. Individuals considered for interview will be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. You do not have to attach these documents to your application.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker, (860) 262-6745 or Julie.Barker@ct.gov.
In the Department of Children and Families and the Children's Trust Fund, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the area of planning and development of statewide prevention programs.
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the area of statewide primary prevention programs and activities.
In the Departments of Social Services and Public Health, this class is accountable for performing as a specialist in the area of planning, development, evaluation and providing programmatic oversight of statewide prevention programs and activities.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess:
Certified Prevention Specialist and Gambling Awareness Certificate of Competency preferred.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.