419 Spook Rock Road
Minimum Qualifications OCFS/New York State Experience:
One year of service as a Licensed Psychologist, Grade 25; Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Grade 24; or as a Social Work Supervisor 1, Grade 23 currently licensed and registered to practice clinical social work in New York State;
OR two years of service as a Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Grade 20 currently licensed and registered to practice clinical social work or currently licensed and registered to practice mental health counseling in New York State (must have current LCSW or LMHC license).
Licensed and currently registered to practice clinical social work or psychology, in New York State, AND two years of qualifying experience* such as a Licensed Psychologist; Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry) or Social Work Supervisor 1;
OR Licensed and currently registered to practice clinical social work or currently licensed and registered to practice mental health counseling in New York State AND three years of qualifying experience* as a Licensed Master Social Worker or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (must have LCSW or LMHC license).
Professional clinical experience in a NYS facility or program with overall responsibility for providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness, developmental disabilities, alcohol and/or substance abuse; or in a residential or community care setting for an adult correctional, juvenile justice or forensic mental health population. At least one year of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity.
The Youth Facility Assistant Director 3 (YFAD3) of Treatment Services is responsible for the development and maintenance of a trauma-informed, treatment-oriented milieu. This involves the direct coordination and oversight of the mental health, substance use, and psychiatric treatment services that are provided at the facility. The YFAD3 of Treatment Services is also responsible for the direct supervision of the clinical team, which is made up of social workers, mental health counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists. They also serve as an active member of the facility administrative team. In this capacity, the YFAD3 of Treatment Services provides leadership, management, and direction in conjunction with and in the absence of the Facility Director. They also promote clinically minded management in all areas of program. Other responsibilities include staff training, professional development, quality assurance, and implementation and maintenance of agency policies and initiatives.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
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52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.