Behavioral Health And Recovery Services Unit Supervisor -crisis Stabilization Unit

County of Marin
Full Time $117,582 - $130,166 Per year CA 120 N Redwood Dr Suite 3, San Rafael, CA 94903, United States


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:  At Health & Human Services, we serve our community through the values of support, unity, trust and excellence with one common goal: to promote and protect the health, well-being, safety and self-sufficiency of all in Marin. Join our team of bright, committed and energetic people who also want to make an impact through public service.


Behavioral Health & Recovery Services (BHRS) has an open, regular full-time, P.M. Unit Supervisor position within the Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU).

Working under the direction of BHRS Program Manager – CSU and Residential Services, the BHRS PM Unit Supervisor for Crisis Stabilization Unit has responsibility for overseeing day-to-day operations of the evening (P.M.) shift of Crisis Stabilization Unit services. The position will co supervise weekend and overnight staff in conjunction with the CSU A.M. Supervisor. The 24/7 Crisis Stabilization Unit that is the primary LPS 5150 receiving facility for Marin County. This position is responsible for the oversight of the clinical crisis services provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of licensed and waivered clinicians, interns, RNs, MDs, and a family partner. This includes but is not limited to the planning, assigning, supervising, reviewing, and evaluating the work of staff. This position is also responsible for successfully coaching and developing the team, as well as writing and delivering annual performance reviews and providing training and discipline as necessary to staff. As a member of the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services management team, the BHRS Unit Supervisor will assist senior management staff in program development and contract management as applicable. Evening and partial weekend work will be part of position. 

Bilingual skills in Spanish and English are highly desirable.

If you are invited to the first round of interviews, they are tentatively scheduled on February 27, 2024. If you are invited to participate in the second round of interviews, they are tentatively scheduled on March 1, 2024.


Our Highly Qualified Candidate: 

The ideal candidate for all programs will have strong proven leadership experience and skills in managing and supervising behavioral health programs and staff; skilled in developing and implementing program goals, objectives and policies and procedures; able to manage critical and complex clinical and personnel related issues; and be an effective communicator both verbally and in writing.

The ideal person for this position is a leader that is focused on bringing value into the lives of BHRS clients and supporting the team to help reach their goals.  In addition, experience in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities, while pushing for innovation is desired. The successful candidate has the ability to join and work with a multi-disciplinary team; the ability to work effectively with other departments and community groups; and the ability to analyze and synthesize data and information to make informed decisions. Experience working with labor unions, labor contracts and government employment regulations is ideal.

We recognize your time is valuable, so please note that you must have at least the following required Minimum Qualifications in order to be considered for this position:

A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in sociology, psychology, social work, social welfare, counseling, mental health, psychiatric nursing, or a closely related field OR Doctorate in Psychology AND licensure requirements (see below), AND Two years of clinical behavioral health experience in a  behavioral health setting appropriate to the functional area to which assigned AND One year of experience in providing lead or administrative or clinical supervision in a behavioral health setting.
Certificates and Licenses:

Licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Registered Nurse (RN), Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) or Clinical Psychologist.
Employees who drive on County business to carry out job-related duties must possess a valid California driver's license for the class of vehicle driven and meet automobile insurability requirements of the County including review of a recent DMV history. At the time of the selection interview by the appointing authority, applicants will have to furnish a recent DMV driving record.

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Testing and Eligible List:Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination may consist of a highly qualified review, application screening, online assessment, written examination, oral examination, performance examination, or any combination to determine which candidates' names will be placed on the eligible list.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions which may occur while the list remains active. 


Please note if the successful candidate has bilingual skills, they must demonstrate proficiency in both Spanish and English prior to receiving differential pay. A bilingual proficiency exam will be administered at that time to ensure the candidate possesses the appropriate skill level to meet the requirements.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  Candidates selected are subject to fingerprinting by the Sheriff's Department and must pass a Department of Justice LiveScan background check prior to appointment.

Disaster Service Workers: All County of Marin employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). 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.