Director of Community Support Program #700

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  This position has overall administrative and clinical responsibility for all CSP Services.

RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Coordinate and provide opportunities for general program development.  Oversee the establishment and implementation of operational plans by the directors of each program.
  • General development and administration of all CSP Programs, including management of combined budgets and services.
  • Interview potential staff for CSP as appropriate
  • Administrative supervision of CSP Management team: Director of Case Management, Green Mountain Workforce, Residential and Community Resource Development.
  • Co-administrative supervision of front office program staff.
  • Assure clinically sound community recovery and treatment plans are formulated in collaboration with the Director of Case Management
  • Attend staff and team meetings as appropriate to provide clinical and administrative support.
  • Consultation with the Vermont Care Partners, UVM Central Vermont Medical Center, Vermont Psychiatric Care and other stakeholder groups and organizations.
  • Serve on various Boards and committees in the community to promote information and education about community mental health and programs concerned with the recovery of people with long-term and persistent mental illness.
  • General responsibility for compliance with Agency of Human Services and Department of Mental Health and agency record keeping requirements.
  • Serve on various regional, state and agency committees.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge and demonstration of a skill set that will lead to appropriate distribution of duties for all CSP services
  • Understanding of CSP’s budget and funding streams.
  • Understands the history of the program’s development that led to CSP’s overall mission and vision.
  • Program analysis; knowledge of organizational change and understanding of supports needed to implement and maintain any change, e.g., a new clinical model or systems change.
  • Willingness to work across Divisions, as needed, identifying gaps and needed services, both clinical and technological
  • Demonstration of sound clinical skills
  • Being realistic in all aspects of the work and demonstrating integrity & transparency
  • Respectful engagement of clients in a recovery-oriented approach
  • Collaborative approach with staff and team members.
  • Good sense of humor

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Master’s degree and 5-7 years work related experience in a mental health or community mental health setting. License preferred

EXPERIENCE:

Must have 5-7 years experience and expert knowledge of community mental health systems and a recovery and strengths based approach when working with clients and community members. Supervisory experience required. Valid driver’s license, acceptable three-year motor vehicle record and access to a safe, insured vehicle required.

 

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