East Lyme, CT
|Date Opened||5/31/2023 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$71,842 - $97,084/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||6/21/2023 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to hire a highly motivated and experienced licensed Professional Counselor for York Correctional Institution located in East Lyme, CT.
This position is full time and offered on a second shift schedule, Monday through Friday (35 hours) 3:00pm - 10:00 PM with weekend & holiday rotation.
This is a hazardous duty position. Selected candidates will be required to attend a 14-week hazardous duty training at the Maloney Center for Training & Staff Development located in Cheshire, CT.
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
The State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 by 'Forbes'. This national recognition comes from offering job growth, competitive benefits and flexible scheduling for our employees!
The York Correctional Institution is a high-security facility. It serves as the state's only institution for female offenders. It serves all superior courts in Connecticut and manages all pretrial and sentenced female offenders, whatever their security level may be.
The programming units at the facility have an extensive array of positive interventions for the population, including the 80-bed intensive inpatient drug treatment unit, the Marilyn Baker House as well as a Hospice program which trains inmate volunteers to provide end of life care to fellow offenders.
Professional Counselors within the correctional setting work within a dynamic, multidisciplinary team comprised of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and APRN's, as well as medical personnel and custody staff, all sharing the common goal of providing high quality, service-oriented care.
Our Professional Counselors provide a range of clinical and case management functions to citizens entering the custody of the DOC. We provide:
Additional opportunities to engage in collaborative discharge planning with external support services and research driven programming, are also encouraged.
The Department of Correction shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.
Learn more from our team at the Department of Correction:
This is a non-examined recruitment, open to the public.
To be considered for this position, applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on listed within the job classification and hold an active and current Professional Counselor license in the State of Connecticut at the time of application.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU APPLY
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board daily to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders daily in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
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.
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.
Should you have any questions about the position, please contact Samantha Rivera, Human Resources Specialist – Talent Solutions at Samantha.Rivera@CT.Gov
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The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.