Mental Health Professional II (SC Crisis Call Center)

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Job title: Mental Health Professional II (SC Crisis Call Center)

Company: State of South Carolina

Job description: Job Responsibilities

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.

This position is located at 2100 Charlie Hall Boulevard, Charleston, SC 29414.

As the team leader, this clinician will be responsible for training staff, assisting supervisor with daily operations, answering incoming crisis calls and providing telephonic crisis intervention services, screening and consultation in a culturally competent manner for the SC Crisis Call Center.

This is an essential position and may require some after hours to help fill in when staff are out.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Minimum Requirements: A master’s degree in guidance, counseling, the social sciences or a related field and professional experience in a mental health, human service or social service program.

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 three (3) years of post-graduate experience in a clinical counseling program.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health 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 accrual per year
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • 13 paid holidays
  • State Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Programs

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Agency. We provide affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex – including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions.

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. Please account for any and all gaps of employment in your application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of application completion nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.

Expected salary: $43030 – 79616 per year

Location: Charleston County, SC

Job date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 07:13:43 GMT

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