Mental Health Professional I (CIT/Charleston Police Department)

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Job title: Mental Health Professional I (CIT/Charleston Police Department)

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: With our Agency’s mission to support the recovery of people with mental illnesses, we provide a complete array of medical and support services for children, adults, and families throughout South Carolina.

The position is located at 2100 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414, but will be embedded at the Charleston Police Department located at 180 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29403.

Under limited supervision, provides clinical assessments and therapeutic services for individuals in the community while with a CPD officer in a ride-along position. Will work with adults/children who have a possible mental health diagnosis and are in need of therapeutic interventions and resources in a community setting and display a need for mental health services.

Expectation of meeting patients where they are (physically; at home, or in the community) to include safety in the field training.State Minimum Requirements: A master’s degree in guidance, counseling, the social sciences or a related field.

Agency (DMH) Minimum Requirements: A master’s or doctorate degree from an accredited program, university, or college in psychology, social work, counseling, marriage and family counseling, or other behavioral discipline deemed equivalent by SCDMH and two (2) years of post-graduate experience in a clinical counseling program.The South Carolina Department of Administration offers an exceptional benefits package for FTE positions that includes:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse, and Children
  • 15 days annual (vacation) leave per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

The Department of Administration is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited, to lactation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from employment. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Expected salary: $35360 – 65429 per year

Location: Charleston County, SC

Job date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 05:24:05 GMT

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