State of Massachusetts Human Services Coordinator (C) in Boston, Massachusetts

Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center is looking for an experienced Case Management Supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities: (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):

The Case Management Supervisor is responsible for administrative, clinical and managerial supervision of assigned case managers, ensuring that all DMH regulations and Human Resources guidelines are followed.

The Case Management Supervisor is also responsible for oversight of assigned, contracted community programs (i.e. day programming, community outreach) that are funded through Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center.

The Case Manager Supervisor also participates in multiple work groups that are integral parts of the service delivery system for Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center clients.

Shift Hours : Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Days off : Saturday & Sunday

Preferred Qualification: Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

Pre-Offer Process:

  • A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.

For assistance please contact Health Human Resources at (617) 626-9255.

  • First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. *

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE: At least four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in human services work or social work. Based on assignment, at least one year of this work experience must have been in one of the following specialty areas. Refer to the individual position description for specialized work experience required.

  • Mental Health Case Manager and Forensic Transition Team Coordinator assignments only: The year of specialized professional experience must have included the clinical care and treatment of psychiatric or emotionally disturbed individuals.

  • Department of Developmental Services assignments only: The year of specialized professional experience must have involved working with individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

  • A Bachelor's or higher degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, education of the multiple handicapped, education of the learning disabled, human services, rehabilitation, rehabilitation counseling, nursing, recreation therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, music therapy, or physical education may be substituted for two years of the required experience on the basis of two years of education for one year of experience.

  • Mental Health Case Manager and Forensic Transition Team Coordinator assignments only: Degree substitutions must be in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, rehabilitation, rehabilitation counseling, human services, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, education of the multiple handicapped, or education of the learning disabled.

  • Department of Developmental Services assignments only:

  • A current and valid Massachusetts license or registration as a physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, audiologist, registered nurse, dietitian, or social worker may be substituted for two years of the required experience.

  • A current and valid Massachusetts license or registration as a physical therapy assistant or occupational therapy assistant may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

  • One year of education equals 30 semester hours. Education toward a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

  • No substitutions will be permitted for the required year of specialized professional experience.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND LICENSES:

  • One of the following is required for Qualified Developmental Services Professional assignments in the Department of Developmental Services only:

  • A current and valid Massachusetts license or registration as a physical therapist, speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, audiologist, registered nurse, dietitian, or social worker, OR

  • A Bachelor's or higher degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, education of the multiple handicapped, education of the learning disabled, human services, rehabilitation, rehabilitation counseling, nursing, recreation therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, music therapy, or physical education.

  • Mental Health Case Manager and Forensic Transition Team Coordinator assignments only: A Bachelor's or higher degree in social work, psychology, sociology, counseling, counseling education, rehabilitation, rehabilitation counseling, human services, education of the physically or emotionally handicapped, education of the multiple handicapped, or education of the learning disabled is required.

  • Based on assignment, travel may be required. Those employees who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's license or the equivalent from another state.

  • An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply *

Job: *Community and Social Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Human Services Coordinator (C)

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-25 Staniford Street

Requisition ID: 18000388