Are you an employee of the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services?
Are looking for the next
step in your career?
Do you want a chance to become
part of the leadership team?
If so, we have a role for you!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is currently seeking a qualified and experienced individual for the position of BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CLINICAL SUPERVISOR to join their team. This role will be responsible for leading and supervising a team of professionals responsible for providing behavioral health care services to a young adult population.
AS A STATE EMPLOYEE, YOU WILL CONTINUE TO HAVE THE SAME BENEFITS INCLUDING:
- FACILITY: Capitol Region Mental Health Center (CRMHC)
- PROGRAM: Young Adult Services (YAS)
- ADDRESS: 500 Vine Street, Hartford, CT
- SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours weekly, 1st shift, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
- POSITION NUMBER: 138436
- NOTE: This is open to DMHAS employees only
- Working 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;
- Industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage;
- Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings;
- Retirement healthcare offerings;
- Generous paid-time off, including 13 paid holidays per calendar year;
- Professional growth and development opportunities; and
- Outstanding work-life balance!
IN ADDITION, DMHAS is a loan forgiveness organization, you may be able to qualify for one or more State or Federal loan forgiveness programs.
DISCOVER THE OPPORTUNITY TO:
- Be a part of a
comprehensive team of caring professionals;
- Provide support to an
agency that is passionate about improving the lives of those we serve;
- Assist our clients and
employees so they can achieve success;
- Make a difference in the
public sector; and
- Work together in a
collaborative team environment.
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.
ABOUT THE FACILITY | PROGRAM:
CRMHC is a
community based mental health center serving Hartford, West Hartford,
Farmington, Avon, Canton and Simsbury providing individuals with
behavioral health services. CRMHC collaborates with the greater
Hartford DMHAS-Funded mental health programs comprising 15 non-profit agencies
located in Hartford and West Hartford. These agencies work together
to provide a comprehensive array of behavioral health services to adults with
serious psychiatric disabilities as well as co-occurring psychiatric illness
and substance use.
YAS is an intensive, voluntary treatment program that provides
specialized, age and developmentally appropriate supports for young people
(ages 18-25), many of whom are transitioning out of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) system of care and
are diagnosed with a major mental illness. The program uses a multidisciplinary team
approach that provides age appropriate, culturally sensitive services with the
focus of promoting recovery and assisting with the transition to adulthood.
FOR ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING:
In order to be considered for this job opening you must be a current State of CT employee of the agency listed above for at least six (6) months of full-time service or full-time equivalent service, absent any applicable collective bargaining language, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
This position may be subject to Federal requirements for COVID-19 Vaccination Immunization.
Please Note: In order to receive educational credits toward qualification for this job posting, the institution must be accredited. If the institution of higher learning is located outside of the U.S., you are responsible for providing documentation from a recognized USA accrediting service which specializes in determining foreign education equivalencies to the recruiter listed on this job posting.
- In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
- You must specify your qualifications on your application. You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.
- In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
- 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.
- This position will be filled in accordance with contractual language, reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.
Important Next Step Information for 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 on a daily basis 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 on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
- 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.
- The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
- Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
- Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.
Connect With Us:
- 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. If you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Pamela Rochette via email at Pamela.Rochette@ct.gov.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services and
Developmental Services, this class is accountable for directing a clinical
division, a clinical discipline or a clinical program within a specified
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages the staff and operations of a clinical program, discipline or
specialized area; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; formulates
program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development and
implementation of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws;
monitors and evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget;
maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who
might impact on program activities; ensures program compliance with standards
established by outside monitoring agencies; participates in grant and contract
preparation and administration; manages the recruitment, selection and
retention of program staff; ensures compliance with quality assurance findings
and recommendations; promotes cultural diversity in workplace and ensures
client rights; identifies and plans training and development needs; analyzes
problems at program level and takes appropriate action; initiates workforce
planning and monitors staff utilization to meet identified goals; prepares or
oversees preparation of reports; investigates and responds to critical incidents;
may represent program in grievances and hearings; may perform clinical duties;
performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and issues of behavioral
health care; considerable knowledge of resources available to client
population; considerable knowledge of agency policies and procedures; knowledge
of behavioral health policies and systems; knowledge of recovery principles and
practices; knowledge of resources available to client population; knowledge of
principles and practices of public and/or health care administration; knowledge
of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of
relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable
interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills;
ability to influence actions of others; ability to negotiate, mediate, and
resolve conflicts; ability to analyze and synthesize information; ability to
collaborate within program, department, agency, and community; ability to
interpret standards, contracts and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of professional experience in Behavioral Health Care and a Master’s degree in a clinical discipline, Public Health Administration, Health Care Administration or Hospital Administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional staff.
For state employees this is interpreted at the level of a Behavioral Health Unit Supervisor, Developmental Services Supervisor of Case Management, Nurse Supervisor or Supervising Clinician.
- Possess current licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Counselor (LPC), or Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the
State of Connecticut.
- Experience providing clinical supervision and consultation
to agency staff and community providers.
- Experience managing clients with high-risk issues.
- Experience managing a high volume of client referrals for
- Experience leading and managing a behavioral
health care outpatient program specialized to the young adult aged population.
Department of Developmental Services: Incumbents in this class may be required to maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse or psychologist.
Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services: Incumbents in this class must maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, psychologist or alcohol and drug counselor.
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.