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State of Massachusetts Community Mental Health Clinician (HSC II) in Brockton, Massachusetts

The Department of Mental Health's Brockton Site Office is seeking an experienced Community Mental Health Clinician for our Adult Community Clinical Service (ACCS) department. The successful candidate will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive services to individuals living in the community. The Adult Community Clinical Services Clinician/Licensed Practitioner the Healing Arts (LPHA) is responsible for leading trauma informed, person centered assessment& treatment planning activities and ensuring the interventions utilize evidence raised interventions &/or best practices, when clinically appropriate. Will provide face-to-face community-based services to assigned persons in their homes, homeless shelters, in hospital settings or any other setting in which the person served resides or currently requires intervention. Areas of focus will include engagement, assessment & treatment planning, risk mitigation, skill building, support through life & care transitions, health monitoring, integration with care coordination entities. _Please Note_: This position is 40 hours per week, Work Schedule: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Days off are Sunday and Monday. * * _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive):_ * * Works as primary clinician for assigned persons served and is accountable for all service components provided by the team. * Responsible for the coordination and completion of the Comprehensive Assessment by meeting with the client, family and any other individuals that can provide information as well as by gathering and incorporating outside documentation. * Responsible the development, of person served Community Service Plan (CSP) in coordination with other service providers through meeting with the person served, knowledge of the person served history, in order to assist the person served in learning the necessary skills to live successfully in the community. * Conducts ongoing assessments; actively participates in discharge planning; assumes primary responsibility for developing, writing, implementing, evaluating, & revising overall treatment/recovery goals. * Serves on and provides clinical leadership to an integrated team which includes Group Living Environment(s) by attending regular team meetings, by coming prepared to present psychosocial history, mental status, diagnosis, treatment provided and treatment planned for assigned cases. *_Special Requirements:_ * As a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts, one of the following Massachusetts license(s) is required for this function: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) * Current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or equivalent license from the state in which you reside for travel. * * _Preferred Qualifications_: * Previous experience working with people with chronic mental illness. * Bi-lingual preferred. * * * DMH Mission Statement: * The Brockton Multi Service Center provides comprehensive services to mentally ill adults and children. Programs include Case Management, Adult Community Clinical Services program and a Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) team. The Brockton Multi Service Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all we always aspire to create an environment which promotes growth and independence for clients, families, and employees alike. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including, tuition remission, health insurance, alternative work schedules, educational/certification incentives (as per Union Contract), shift and w/e differentials. * * * Pre-Hire 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 * * * 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(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form * * * For questions, please contact Human Resources at (508) 977-3383.* First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. * * Applicants must have (A) at least four (4) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, case management or clinical/therapeutic experience (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Based on assignment, travel may be required. Incumbents who elect to use a motor vehicle for travel must have a current and valid motor vehicle driver’s license at a class level specific to assignment. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field may substitute for two (2) years of the required (A) experience. Based on assignment as Qualified Intellectual Disabled Professionals, within the Department of Developmental Services, a Bachelor’s degree or higher 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, physical education or other a related field is required. Based on assignment as a Mental Health Case Manager or Forensic Transition Team Coordinator, within the Department of Mental Health, a Bachelor’s degree or higher 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 counseling, education or other a related field is required. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics?Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. 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: *Community Mental Health Clinician (HSC II) Location: Massachusetts-Brockton-165 Quincy Street Requisition ID: 22000B05