|Employer||Contra Costa County, CA|
|Job type||Full Time|
|Salary||$67,126.68 - $81,592.92 Annually|
*** Open Until Position is Filled***
This recruitment may close at any time, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.
Do you have a vision for encouraging the Contra Costa County community towards self-sufficiency and improved quality of life? Contra Costa Behavioral Health Services is offering an excellent employment opportunity as a Mental Health Vocational Counselor I. This position is assigned to the Adult Vocational Services unit located in Concord, CA.
Behavioral Health Services provides specialty mental health (SMHS) and drug medical-organized delivery system (DMC-ODS) services and programs to children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and older adults of Contra Costa County. The Mental Health Vocational Counselor I is responsible for assisting mental health consumers in obtaining and retaining employment and career advancement. In addition, the counselor will assess vocational readiness and refer mental health consumers to appropriate job opportunities, coordinate and provide training and assistance in job search skills, and guide consumers about supplemental security income and other available benefits.
We are looking for someone who is:
What you will typically be responsible for:
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The eligible list established from this recruitment may remain in effect for six months.
License Required: Possession of a valid California Motor Vehicle Operator's License. Out of State valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License will be accepted during the application process.
Education: Possession of a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or a closely related field from an accredited college or university; or proof of eligibility to sit for the examination for certification by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
Experience: One (1) year of full-time, or its equivalent, experience providing vocational services specific to clients with psychiatric disabilities.
Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire: Week of July 18, 2022
The examination steps noted above may be changed in accordance with the County's Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.
For recruitment questions, please contact Jenny Nguyen at firstname.lastname@example.org. For any technical issues, please contact the GovernmentJobs' applicant support team for assistance at +1 855-524-5627.
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements
As of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination or approved exemption is required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here: https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/72164
After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
DISASTER SERVICE WORKER
All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.