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:
- Outpatient Psychotherapy
- Case Management
- A.C.T. and TIP model services (Full Service Partnerships)
- Wellness Centers
- Consumer and Family Support
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.
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Behavioral Health is currently recruiting for Mental Health Clinical Supervisors. Experience in peer support services, consumer advocacy, and personal lived experience is preferred. The current openings are in the following programs: Homeless Outreach Partnership and Engagement:
The Mental Health Clinical Supervisor will oversee a team of multidisciplinary staff whose primary function is serving people in the community experiencing or at risk of homelessness and supporting Behavioral Health (BH) and department-wide housing programs and initiatives.
The Supervisor will organize and direct homeless outreach, the street medicine program, and engagement/linkage activities; partner and coordinate with shelters, community agencies, Division partners, Mobile Crisis, Law Enforcement; train and coach staff on evaluating and addressing the needs of homeless individuals from a “whole person” approach; provide clinical supervision and guide staff in managing crisis situations; participate in community homeless roundtable meetings; ensure the collection and recording of service delivery data for the purpose of outcome analysis; and facilitate staff’s compliance with Medi-Cal and State documentation requirements for the delivery of Behavioral Health services. The supervisor is expected to approach supervision with staff and the implementation of service delivery through the lens of promoting racial equity, self-sufficiency and meaningful involvement of people with lived experience. The supervisor will also be responsible for evaluating and improving systems and processes to strengthen the team’s functioning, such as creating written workflows and designing/tracking referral forms, client progress, housing linkage- including the reporting of service delivery data for the purpose of outcome analysis. This includes data entry and analysis work by utilizing the coordinated entry Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). Additionally, the supervisor will monitor and guide staff’s liaison activities as liaisons to BH programs and across funded housing placements. Mental Health Services ACT/Peer Workforce:
Solano County Behavioral Health is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Updates and 3-Year Plans that are created with community and peer input. These efforts are overseen by the Equity Services/MHSA Unit responsible for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts which includes the expansion and implementation of a new Peer Workforce Development Strategy.
The incumbent Peer Workforce Supervisor will help lead the divisions Wellness and Recovery efforts for growing a culturally responsive peer workforce that meets the diverse needs of those served and uplifts consumer’s voices. The incumbent will have coordination oversight of peer led programs and activities that include county run and contractor peer services, support groups, Wellness Center programming, and expansion efforts for specialty populations such as youth, SUD, family, crisis, justice-involved and others.
Some of the duties include the following:
- Supervise Wellness and Recovery programmatic efforts such as peer volunteer recruitment, peer networks for county and contractor staff, support groups, continuous training, etc.
- Provide direct supervision of Wellness and Recovery Staff who in turn provide 1:1 coaching support to peer support specialist embedded in programs throughout SCBH.
- Provide guidance to Peer Supervisors regarding core components of peer work, recovery-oriented peer activities, and keeping them abreast of organization-specific policies.
- Oversees Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist Certification process for initial applications and renewals.
- Develops tracking tools and monitors data related to programmatic goals and DHCS regulations.
- Coordinates the implementation of CalAIM documentation standards for Certified Medi-Cal Peer Support Specialist and service provision across mental health and substance use systems.
- Develops policy, program, and operational recommendations to the system of care based on the experiences and specific needs of consumers, family members, and caregivers.
- Coordinates outreach activities and presentations with peers, community partners and the general public during May is Mental Health Month, Suicide Prevention, Recovery Month, and other peer related efforts.
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 as the need arises.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS 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; AND
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; AND
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). Click here for the Mental Health Clinical Supervisor Job Description
BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Solano County offers a cafeteria-style medical package with health benefits, offered through CalPERS. The County contribution for family coverage is $1,900.58 per month for 2023. 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 full day fixed and 2 half day fixed paid holidays per year. Additionally, employees in this bargaining unit receive 2 floating paid holiday(s) per year.
Vacation is accrued at approximately 10 days per year for the first 3 years. 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:
http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=16476 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
12/26/23 - Next Application Review Deadline to submit application and any required documents.
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.
HOW TO APPLY
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 by the final filing date
Previously submitted application materials (e.g., 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, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA. Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.
DOCUMENT SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTSA 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 by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to email@example.com . Be sure to include the recruitment title (Mental Health Clinical Supervisor) and the recruitment number (23-335110-01). 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.
Note: For class specs requiring “recent” experience, include an SQ asking applicants to verify that they have recent experience including the dates of the recent experience.
Describe your experience serving people with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders with high intensity services in the community?
Describe your experiences overseeing clinical teams and programs and which modalities and evidence base practices have you and the teams provided?
Describe your experiences with supervising staff, interns, or students and how you approach training and coaching.
Do you have a working knowledge of documentation requirements for Medi-Cal, shared decision making and clinical assessments to inform treatment planning?
- Independent travel may be required.
- Driver’s License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Class C Driver’s License may be required at the time of appointment. Loss of the Class C Driver’s License is a cause for discipline. Individuals who do not meet this driver’s license requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
- Assignment Requirements: Some positions in these classes may require work in an out-station location or in a setting with other professionals integrated as a team.
VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS
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.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
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.
SOLANO COUNTY Click here to take a video tour of Solano County. OUR COMMUNITY
Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play... The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years - the only California community with that distinction.
- Live - Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
- Learn - Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
- Work - The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
- Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento-the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.
County Population (2019): 447,643
The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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