|Clinical Social Worker, Apply By- 12/4/2023|
Company: State of Connecticut, Executive Branch
Location: Cheshire, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 11/20/2023
Expire Date: 12/20/2023
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician
Clinical Social Worker, Apply By- 12/4/2023|
Location: Cheshire, CT
Date Opened: 11/20/2023 09:00:00 AM
Salary: $84,157 - $113,727/year
Job Type: Open to the Public
Close Date: 12/4/2023 11:59:00 PM
Are you a licensed Clinical Social Worker looking to grow in your career? If so, read below and apply today!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is seeking to fill a position for a highly motivated and experienced licensed Clinical Social Worker at Cheshire Correctional Institution.
What we can offer you
We take part in a competitive benefits plan which includes:
- Generous paid time off (vacation, sick and personal);
- A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation’s best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown’s Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D.;
- A Hazardous Duty pension plan (State Employees Retirement System Tier IV).
- State license reimbursement;
- Eligibility to apply for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
In addition, the State puts an emphasis on:
- Providing limitless opportunities;
- Hiring for diversity and fresh perspectives;
- Performing meaningful work and;
- Encouraging a healthy work/life balance!
As a licensed Clinical Social Worker, you will have the opportunity to work within a clinically rich setting, with opportunities to provide intake assessments, individual psychotherapy, crisis management, suicide risk assessment, case management services and other clinical activities. Additional opportunities to engage in collaborative discharge planning with external support services and research driven programming, are also encouraged and available.
Additional opportunities to engage in collaborative discharge planning with external support services and research driven programming, are also encouraged and available. Clinical Social Workers at Cheshire Correctional Institution work within a dynamic, multidisciplinary team comprised of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and APRNs, as well as medical personnel and custody staff, all sharing the common goal of providing high quality, service-oriented care.
This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position on second shift. Schedule is Monday-Friday between 2:00pm and 10:00pm, with weekend & holiday rotation.
Our Mission: The Department of Correction shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law-abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens and offenders.
The Mental Health Department offers a variety of programs for offenders who are experiencing stress and depression, including emotional literacy, community groups and psycho-education.
The Cheshire Correctional Institution confines adult sentenced and unsentenced offenders. It also operates several specialized housing units, including protective custody, restrictive housing and the True Program.
The facility supports the DOC initiative by providing various opportunities that address risks/needs such as; offender programming, learning a trade through prison industries, educational and vocational programming to include special education services provided to qualified students under age 22, addiction treatment programming and religious services.
Licensure as a clinical social worker in the State of Connecticut.