Salary $76,633.84 - $114,950.76 Annually Location Hennepin County Job Type Full-time Department Human Services and Public Health Job Number 22HSPH298KC071 Closing 12/30/2022 11:59 PM Central
DescriptionThe Behavioral Health area within Human Services and Public Health (HSPH) is seeking a Social Work Unit Supervisor for the Prepetition Screening program. This position will manage and direct the activities of the prepetition screening process as defined in the Minnesota Commitment and Treatment Act, MN Statutes 253B. Behavioral Health is an innovative service area continuously seeking ways to improve access to mental health and substance use disorder services for Hennepin County residents. Effective January 1, 2023, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range. Location and hours: This position is hybrid and will be performed remotely with occasional needs for in community or on-site supervision. The core work hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. While this position is designated as hybrid, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022, to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About the position type: This is a full-time, benefit-earning position. This position is internally classified as Social Work Unit Supervisor. Click here to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
Hire, supervise, and evaluate a multidisciplinary staff of 16 mental health professionals.
Monitor program intake activity to ensure jurisdictional and statutory eligibility of persons referred.
Ongoing education of staff members regarding developments and updates in Court decisions, statutes, and case law.
Maintain communication and engagement with hospital and community providers, the County Attorney’s Office, District Court personnel, and HSPH personnel.
Develop and implement policy and procedure in response to program and department needs.
Provide clinical supervision and case consultation for staff members.
Engage in educational outreach to community programs and public regarding the commitment process and available less restrictive alternatives.
Monitor program activity for consistency with departmental priorities of equity and inclusion.
Maintain consulting relationships with metro area prepetition screening programs.
Engage in prepetition screening activity as needed in response to program case volume.
Need to have:
One of the following:
Six or more years of experience as a Senior/Psychiatric/Child Protection Social Worker in Hennepin County.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or human services, and 27 or more quarter credits of graduate work in areas such as social work methods, human growth and behavior, and/or principles of social welfare, and four or more years of supervised experience as a social worker.
Master's degree or higher in social work or closely related field (or licensed as a graduate social worker by the Minnesota Board of Social Work) and three or more years of experience as a social worker.
Licensure as Mental Health Professional required as defined in MN Statutes 245.462, Subd. 18.
A valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver's permit.
Access to reliable transportation to travel to various work sites throughout Hennepin County as needed.
Nice to have:
Working in a supervisory and/or leadership role.
Working with adult mental health targeted case management services and other treatment programs that work with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness.
Providing clinical assessment of mental health and substance use disorders.
Determining county of financial responsibility as defined in Minnesota statutes.
Minnesota Statutes 253B and its application at the county level.
Ethical and equity issues as they intersect with the civil commitment process.
About the department:
Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other.
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (log in as Guest).
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
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This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
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