Hourly Social Service Provider
Company: State of Georgia
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental
Disabilities (DBHDD) is the state agency that focuses solely on
policies, programs, and services for people with mental health
challenges, substance use disorders, intellectual and developmental
disabilities, or any combination of these. As Georgia's public
safety net, DBHDD operates six field offices and five hospitals
throughout the state within three program areas: behavioral health,
developmental disabilities and hospital services.
Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) is a state-funded
multi-service facility operated by the Department of Behavioral
Health and Developmental Disabilities. The hospital provides
quality care to mentally ill adults and individuals living with
intellectual and developmental disabilities from its 34-county
catchment area in Southeast Georgia. GRHS opened in December of
1970 with a design to decentralize mental health services in the
state and treat people nearer to their homes and families. The
hospital provides evaluation and treatment to clients needing care.
The hospital's admitting office is a psychiatric emergency
receiving facility open 24 hours a day.
GRHS is seeking candidates for the position of Hourly Social
Service Provider. This position will work varied hours. Hourly
positions work on average 29 hours a week and are not eligible for
FOR THIS TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT, STATE LAW REQUIRES A NATIONAL AND
STATE BACKGROUND CHECK AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT.
MUST have Master's in Social Work.
The primary role of this position is discharge planning for Adult
Mental Health individuals on the unit. Conducts assessments, group
and individual counseling, and is a member of the Recovery Planning
In addition to the State qualifications, preference will be give to
candidates who possess some or all of the following:
* Must have a Master's in Social Work (MSW), License-eligible
* Experience working with persons with Mental Illness and/or
* Self-starter and able to work independently or with minimum
* Effective written and oral communication skills
* Willingness to interact with others on an interdisciplinary
* Experience and knowledge of discharge planning, interaction with
legal systems, and the ability to interact with a
* Ability to utilize clinical skills
* Ability to effectively complete documentation in a timely
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees, individuals
and communities we serve, certain positions within DBHDD may
require evaluations, vaccinations, professional licensure and
certifications. Licenses must be current and enable providers to
practice within the State of Georgia.
The following are a listing of evaluations and vaccinations that
may be required for employees, including those not involved with
* Drug Screening
* TB Evaluation
* Annual Influenza*
* Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical
contraindications or religious beliefs that object to
DBHDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of DBHDD to provide equal employment opportunity
(EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,
citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion,
creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or
expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard
to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state or local law.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to
provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All
qualified applicants will be considered but may not necessarily
receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the
hiring agency for next steps in the selection process.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory
applicant pool has been identified.
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* Requisition ID: SOC0968
* Number of Openings: 2
* Advertised Salary: $30.00/Hour
* Shift: Day Job
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