Salary: $28.28 - $34.38/hour; $58,830.10 - $71,508.47/year USD
The Mental Health Specialist II assists in the provision and coordination of mental health support counseling and rehabilitative treatment services for people with acute emotional, mental health, and substance abuse problems; performs ongoing case management support for cases with established treatment and service plans, assists in the development of treatment plans; maintains records related to patient or client services; and performs related duties as required.
The Mental Health Specialist II isthe full journey-level in this class series.Incumbents work under the supervision or direction of professional staff andperform para-professional casework duties in providing supportive counseling, rehabilitative services, including training in activities of daily living, identifying client needs, using community resources, assisting clients with immediate problems, and in client advocacy. Final disposition of cases is subject to review and approval by licensed supervisory and professional staff.
Regular vacancies and bilingual Spanish vacancies are available.
The eligible list created as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill part-time and full-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur of the need arises.
Education and Experience:
One year of experience equivalent to the Mental Health Specialist I in Solano County;
Four years of experience in a private or governmental agency providing direct mental health related services to clients, which included identifying client mental health and/or substance dependence needs, using community resources, and client advocacy.
Completion of all coursework from an accredited college or university required for an Associates degree or higher in a mental health related field preferably in social work, rehabilitation counseling, psychology, counseling, or pastoral counseling or a closely related field may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience on a year-for-year basis under pattern II. (Please see "Document Submittal Requirements" below).
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous
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