SC Department of Public Safety Human Services Coordinator II (Chief Mental Health Counselor) #273 in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

**The Department of Mental Health is a drug-free workplace. All candidates will be required to pass a mandatory pre-employment drug test.

This position is located at Department of Mental Health/Columbia Area Mental Health Center - Child, Adolescent and Family (CAF) Services, CAMHC #273.**

Under limited supervision, coordinate and manage a comprehensive Crisis Stabilization Program for children and their families, including assessment and referral, short term intervention, and follow-up services for clients who present in acute psychiatric or psychological distress. In collaboration with the CAF director, helps coordinate the WRAP Services Program. Primary focus of the position is to prevent acute hospitalizations and decrease need for out-of-home placement.

This position is being re-advertised, previous applicants do not need to re-apply, your application is still being considered.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

State Requirements: A bachelor's degree and professional experience in human services or social services programs.

Agency Requirements: A master's degree in guidance, counseling or the social sciences and three (3) years experience (excluding internships) in a clinical counseling program.

Note: When Agency Requirements are indicated, applicants must also meet the Agency Requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

CAMHC Preference: Licensure preferred; licensure supervision available.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of the application. Please complete the state application to include supplemental questions, all current and previous work history and education. A resume may be attached, but not substituted for completing the work history and education sections of the employment application. Incomplete applications will not be referred to the hiring supervisor.

Salary: $39,960.00 - $73,935.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Agency: Department of Mental Health-MHC Columbia Area 2715 Colonial Drive, Bldg. 100-B Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Job Number: 77662

Closing: 8/15/2018 5:00 PM Eastern

Class Code: GA60

Position Number: 60007694

Pay Band: Band 6

Hiring Range - Min.: $39,960.00

Opening Date: 06/17/2015

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please apply on-line at; you may also track the status of your application on-line.

Address: 2715 Colonial Drive, Bldg. 100-B Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-898-4830