75 New Scotland Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be employed by New York State to be eligible to apply for this position.
Candidates must have permanent service as a Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Grade 20, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title within two salary grades of the Grade 20 level.
Effective December 10, 2021, all employees whose job functions require them to visit hospitals and/or other health care settings and interact directly with patients and patient care staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH), Division of Forensic Services, Bureau of Sex Offender Evaluation and Community Treatment, is seeking qualified, current State employees to fill a Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Grade 20 position in the Risk Assessment and Record Review Unit. These positions are located in Albany, New York.
Pursuant to Article 10 of the Mental Hygiene Law, the Bureau is responsible for coordinating and conducting the multi-disciplinary risk assessment and clinical review of individuals who have been convicted of a qualifying sex offense and who are approaching the end of their criminal sentence to assist in determining whether civil management is appropriate. The Bureau also oversees and monitors the implementation of programs to manage the treatment of individuals who are released to strict and intensive community supervision and treatment in the community as a result of the Article 10 process.
The incumbent will be assigned to the Risk Assessment and Record Review Unit. Duties will include, but not limited to:
• Review records, conduct actuarial risk assessments, generate reports, present sex offense cases to a multi-disciplinary team, and serve as a Case Review team member to assist in the determination of whether civil management is appropriate for sex offenders who have pending release dates.
• Work as part of a clinical team and will interface with community treatment providers, staff at OMH, Secure Treatment and Rehabilitation Center (STARC), Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Office of the Attorney General and other State and local agency personnel.
Additional Comments The Division of Forensic Services is conveniently located in independent offices on the grounds of the Capital District PC at 75 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York. Guaranteed covered parking is available for $5/month.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a particular focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived experience are encouraged to apply. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to email@example.com. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #104392 in the subject line of your email when applying.
You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.