APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 31
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Psychiatric Caseworkers monitor the treatment and progress of mentally ill or developmentally disabled clients, perform day treatment and psychosocial rehabilitation activities, and coordinate discharge and aftercare services, in an outpatient, inpatient, clinic, residential, treatment center, client's home and other community settings.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The Division of Public & Behavioral Health, Fallon Counseling and Supportive Services provide services to eligible individuals for service coordination or rehabilitation services; conduct timely planning and service coordination activities by developing a comprehensive service plan that includes discharge criteria; develop and maintain a supportive working relationship with the client and conduct follow up communication to assist where necessary and provide mediation and advocacy services; maintain communication with clients depending on level of care and need; maintain individual records in the agency approved file format and ensure files are kept in a confidential and secure manner; and provide rehabilitative services in accordance with the treatment plan and implement via clearly defined goals and objectives
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in social work, psychology, or closely related human services field and one year of experience assisting professionals in providing direct client care and implementing treatment and/or service/care coordination plans for individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education above the bachelor's degree level.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for fingerprinting.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.