Children and Families Program Supervisor (Hybrid)
|Date Opened||9/20/2022 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$86,856 - $118,426/year (New State employees start at minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||10/4/2022 11:59:00 PM|
Are you a self-starter? Do you have a passion for supporting others? Do you want to make a difference while participating in a dynamic and reciprocal human services environment in the public sector? If so, please read on to learn more about this fantastic opportunity for you to join our team!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Children and Families (DCF) is seeking a highly skilled and qualified Program Supervisor in the Clinical and Community Consultation Division. This position is responsible for the oversight of Substance use and Intimate Partner Violence and Recovery Services offered by the Department throughout the state.
DCF has the statutory authority for providing an integrated system of services and supports for children and adolescents with substance use and mental health disorders. DCF funded Substance Use Services are designed to offer children, youth, caregivers and their families a range of services for mental health, psychiatric, and substance use disorders that are grounded in best practice and evidence. These services are provided in the home or community, often preventing the need for more intensive or restrictive care such as hospital, residential, or group home services. The adolescent substance use service array is available to all families in the community and do not require DCF involvement.
Oversight of a comprehensive response to Substance Use, Intimate Partner Violence, Recovery and Substance exposed infants offers meaningful and sustainable assistance to families that is safe, respectful, trauma‐informed, culturally relevant, in their preferred language, and responsive to the unique strengths and concerns of the families impacted. Additionally, the candidate will have:
The Program Supervisor is a full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday position. Assigned to our Central Office, it is located at 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT, with expectations of statewide travel (post pandemic).
The ideal candidate for this position will have strong organizational skills and outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Additionally, the candidate will have:
As a state employee, you will be open to a terrific work life balance and competitive benefits package. This includes; excellent health care, generous leave policies, a retirement plan, a deferred compensation program, and more.
We hope you take this opportunity to make an impact by serving your state!
These positions will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.
This position may be subject to Federal requirements for COVID 19 Vaccination Immunization.
In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Please note you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system. Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, transcripts, diplomas, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
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Statewide travel is required (post pandemic)
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker at Julie.Barker@ct.gov.
All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree or other advanced degree in behavioral science, public administration, education, social work or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. For State Employees, two (2) years as a Children Services Consultant may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
NOTE: Closely related fields are: child welfare, applied sociology, social and/or human services, clinical psychology, child development, criminal justice, counseling, human development and family relations, human service, marriage and family therapy.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following:
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.