Mental Health Specialist (Forensic)

Exam type: 
Notice of Vacancy
Department: 
Erie County DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH
Location: 
120 W. Eagle St., Buffalo, NY 14202
Posting Dates: 
May 28, 2019
Description: 

Mental Health Specialist (Forensic)– Provisional Position - Provides mental health treatment to incarcerated individuals with mental illness. Hours varied; day, evening and weekend. Performs assessments, care and linkages to communit.  Must hold a Masters degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Mental Health Counseling; must hold a license (LMSW or LMHC). Minimum 6 months experience working with adults with mental illness. SMI experience preferred.  Competitive salary.

*Please note that this position is a competitive civil service title and will require a civil service examination in the future. After the exam, selection for permanent appointment(s) will be made from reachable candidate(s) on the eligible list according to the NYS Civil Service Rule of Three.

Send resume to: Forensic Mental Health Service of Erie County Dept of Mental Health, Attn: Ronald M. Schoelerman, 120 W. Eagle St., Buffalo, NY 14202.

Erie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Phone: (716) 858-8484
Erie County Civil Service Exam Line: (716) 858-8729

Edward A. Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 6th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202