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SC Department of Public Safety Mental Health Counselor II in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

**SCDMH is a drug-free workplace and all candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test.


This position is located in Beaufort, SC and under the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator. Coastal Empire CMHC is an approved site for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), which offers student loan repayment of up to $30,000.00 to employees of NHSC - approved sites. You must be a US Citizen, you must be licensed to practice independently in the state where you are hired, and you must have unpaid government or commercial school loans. There is a two year service commitment required as well. Confirmation of qualifying for this loan repayment program is the responsibility of every applicant - we cannot guarantee your qualification.**

*Job Purpose: *

Under the supervision of the Beaufort Clinic Director, provides outreach case management and crisis stabilization services to individuals who are at high risk for re-hospitalization.

  1. Job Functions:

1) Provides intensive outreach case management, treatment, and crisis stabilization services for seriously and persistently mentally ill adults who are at high risk for hospitalization.

2) In coordination with Hospital Diversion Coordinator and other team members, provides intensive transition services to enhance the natural support system requisite for maintaining community tenure for at-risk adults.

3) Ensures that documentation of all clinical services provided is in compliance with SCDMH Quality Assurance standards.

4) Participates in treatment team staffings, administrative meetings, and in-service training as directed.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

STATE REQUIREMENT: Bachelor's degree and professional experience in human services or social services program.

AGENCY REQUIREMENT: Master's degree in guidance, counseling or the social sciences; 1 year of experience in a clinical counseling program; and state licensed or licensed eligible.

Preferred Qualifications

Must be very computer literate. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Additional Comments

Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for this position.

Salary: $33,494.00 - $61,975.00 Annually

Location: Beaufort County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 106099

Closing: 3/31/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please apply at

Class Code: GA50

Position Number: TBD

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 5

Hiring Range - Min.: $33,494.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $47,734.00

Opening Date: 10/03/2020

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Mental Health-MHC Coastal Empire

Address: 1050 Ribaut Road Beaufort, South Carolina, 29902

Phone: 843-524-8899