MFT,LCSW or Psychologist
|Approximate Salary||$96,145.43 - $116,865.37/year|
|Opening Date||5/3/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Final Filing Date||5/29/2019 5:00:00 PM|
|Contact Information||Meoshi Hayes (707) 784-6309|
|Type of Recruitment||Open Competitive|
WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?
COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play.
We serve the public in many different ways, including:
• Providing primary medical, dental, alcohol, drug and mental health services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved
• Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county
• Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases
• Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies
• Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, probation)
• Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and,
• Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning
OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership.
WHY WE EXIST
The mission of the Solano County Health & Social Services Department is to Promote Healthy, Safe and Stable Lives.
Vision: A Healthy, Safe and Stable Community
• Diversity: We respect and value cross –culturalism creating an environment that is inclusive for all.
• Respect: We treat people with care and courtesy.
• Integrity: We do what we say will.
• Fairness: We are consistent and unbiased in decisions.
• Transparency: We communicate the how and why.
• Equity: We ensure everyone has access to the same opportunities.
• Responsiveness: We react quickly and positively.
To learn more about the Department of Health & Social Services , please visit:
Solano County's Behavioral Health mission is to provide mental health services and support in Solano County that are person-centered, safe, effective, efficient, timely and equitable, that are supported by friends and community, that promote wellness/recovery, and that fully incorporate shared decision making between consumers, family members and providers.
Solano County Behavioral Health dedicates itself to the care of Solano residents to help them remainin the community so that they can progress in their recovery and benefit from natural supports, avoiding institutionalization. Behavioral Health provides psychiatric services to Solano Community in an integrated health care environment in three adult and child outpatient clinics located in Vallejo, Fairfield, and Vacaville.
Our Services: In addition to outpatient psychiatric services, the Behavioral Health Division offers the following to its clients:
Solano County Behavioral Health is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our services aim to empower all community members throughout their journey towards wellness and recovery. It is also of equal importance for us to improve access to quality care for underserved and under-represented ethnic and minority populations who have been historically marginalized by health care systems. We are seeking qualified staff who possess valuable life experiences and expertise to ensure our workforce is culturally and linguistically responsive and leverages diversity to foster innovation and positive outcomes for the people we serve.
To learn more about the Behavioral Health Services Division please visit:
The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises one or more units or programs that address community support, social rehabilitation, continuing care and/or treatment of mentally, emotionally and behaviorally disturbed, and/or substance abuse clients and their families; ensures that work is performed in a clinically effective and efficient manner; serves as a technical resource to staff, clients, and the community in the absence of management staff.
This is licensed, supervisory level classification responsible for compliance with legal and ethical regulations. All work is performed within the limits of licensing and professional standards and scope of practice, carrying out necessary activities without direction except as unusual circumstances arise. The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor participates in the development and implementation of programs, services, quality assurance, and performance standards. Depending on assignment, the Mental Health Clinical Supervisor may participate in contract development and/or monitoring. Judgment is required both in interpreting established policies, goals, and objectives, and in applying concepts, plans, and strategies. The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor monitors and reviews work in progress, providing technical assistance and guidance, and ensures that appropriate policies and procedures are followed. The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor assists managers in developing and monitoring the assigned budget.
The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur throughout the County.
Education and Experience:
At least one year of experience in providing clinical and/or administrative oversight to newly hired and/or lower level staff in a mental health setting.
Two years of experience equivalent to the Mental Health Clinician - Licensed in Solano County OR Four years of experience following licensure or registration for licensure in a mental health related setting providing direct services to mentally or emotionally disabled persons, including dual diagnosis and addiction issues for those assigned to the substance abuse settings.
Current licensure by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners as either a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or current licensure by the State of California Board of Psychology as a Psychologist.
Note: Loss of the required State licensure shall result in termination or reassignment, if such a vacancy exists and the incumbent meets the minimum requirements for the vacant position. (Such action will be taken in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules).
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Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage for the 2019 calendar year is $1,498.09 per month. The County offers a cash back provision for those who choose employee-only or who waive medical insurance coverage. The County may offer a supplemental contribution for employees enrolled in Employee plus Two or More coverage.
Dental and vision insurances for the employee and eligible dependents are paid 100% by the County.
Solano County participates in CalPERS retirement and contributes to Social Security.
The County observes 12 fixed, paid holidays per year.
Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years.
Effective July 1 of each year, 80 hours of administrative leave off is granted.
Sick leave accrues at approximately 12 days per year.
Employees are eligible to receive an additional 2.5% longevity pay, per level, after the completion of continuous service at 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35 years.
To view the benefits for a regular position, please visit:
Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Sick Leave for every full hour worked.
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CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT
Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs:
• Tuition Reimbursement Program
• Annual Education Fair
• County Mentoring Program
• Leadership Academy
• Supervisory Trainings
• Skill Development Trainings
• Self-paced learning opportunities
5/29/19 – Deadline to submit application and any required documents
6/03/19 – Tentative week for scoring supplemental questions
6/17/19 – Tentative date for oral board exam for most qualified applicants
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
A minimum score of 70% is required to continue in the selection process, unless otherwise announced.
All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted. These provisions are subject to change.
RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.
Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted with the Document Cover Sheet, available on the employment website: https://jobapscloud.com/Solano/sup/doccover.pdf or at the Department of Human Resources’ office, and are due by the final filing date.
Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.
Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170 or at 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800 Fairfield 94533. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.
A current State of California license (MFT, LCSW, or Psychologist) is required for this position. All candidates must submit proof of their current license issued by the State of California Board of Behavioral Science Examiners license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or current State of California Board of Psychology license as a Psychologist. Candidates who fail to provide proof of licensure by the final filing date will be disqualified from the recruitment.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Candidates who attended a college or university that is accredited by a foreign or non-U.S. accrediting agency must have their educational units evaluated by an educational evaluation service. The result must be submitted to the Human Resources Department no later than the close of the recruitment. Please contact the local college or university to learn where this service can be obtained.
How to Submit Your Documents
In addition to uploading attachments when applying online, candidates may submit documents in-person or by mail at Solano County Department of Human Resources 675 Texas Street, Suite 1800, Fairfield CA 94533, by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When submitting documents in-person, by mail or by fax, include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinical Supervisor) and the recruitment number (19-335110-01). If submitting documents by email include the recruitment title and recruitment number in the subject field.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank. Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history. This Clinical Supervisor position is with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Unit and as such the incumbent will be involved with a comprehensive stakeholder community planning process that often includes facilitation of meetings and/or presentations to large groups of people. What experience do you have with community engagement and planning? Please also provide information regarding your experience facilitating large meetings and conducting presentations for large groups of people. A significant aspect of MHSA involves monitoring program performance and analyzing data. What experience do you have monitoring programs or contracts related to clinical and outcome performance? Please include information related to the specific tools or programs have you used for data analysis. The MHSA Clinical Supervisor provides direct or matrix supervision for staff members that provide outreach to the community’s unserved/underserved communities including the Latino, Filipino, and homeless communities including youth that are identified as Commercial Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC). Please provide information about your experience providing supervision for staff that are primarily field based and work with difficult to engage consumers that may have risk factors to consider. Please share any work experience you have supporting or developing systems to ensure cultural and linguistic responsivity for mental health consumers and/or and work or personal efforts towards health equity.
This Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position and assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the recruitment process; therefore, applicants are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly and completely. Omitted information will not be considered or assumed. Applicants who have no experience in a specific area are recommended to state "no experience in this area" instead of leaving the space blank.
Please note that the experience in your answers must be reflected in your employment history.
This Clinical Supervisor position is with the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Unit and as such the incumbent will be involved with a comprehensive stakeholder community planning process that often includes facilitation of meetings and/or presentations to large groups of people. What experience do you have with community engagement and planning? Please also provide information regarding your experience facilitating large meetings and conducting presentations for large groups of people.
A significant aspect of MHSA involves monitoring program performance and analyzing data. What experience do you have monitoring programs or contracts related to clinical and outcome performance? Please include information related to the specific tools or programs have you used for data analysis.
The MHSA Clinical Supervisor provides direct or matrix supervision for staff members that provide outreach to the community’s unserved/underserved communities including the Latino, Filipino, and homeless communities including youth that are identified as Commercial Sexually Exploited Children/Youth (CSEC). Please provide information about your experience providing supervision for staff that are primarily field based and work with difficult to engage consumers that may have risk factors to consider.
Please share any work experience you have supporting or developing systems to ensure cultural and linguistic responsivity for mental health consumers and/or and work or personal efforts towards health equity.
To be eligible, applicant must have served at least 181 consecutive days of active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions. A COPY OF THE DD 214, SHOWING DISCHARGE TYPE (GENERALLY COPY 4), MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT BY THE FINAL FILING DATE. Applicants who have a service connected disability must also submit a recent award letter from the VA stating they are receiving disability benefits for service connected reasons.
Veteran applicants for initial County employment with an honorable or general under conditions discharge shall receive five (5) points added to their combined score. Disabled veterans rated at not less than 30% disability shall have ten (10) points added to their combined score. Veteran’s preference points will only be added to passing scores in competitive open examinations.
It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.
APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=23215.
This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment. Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.
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