Assistant Director of Crisis Stabilization

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Howard Center
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members.”

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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Assistant Director – Crisis Stabilization Programs 

Provide oversight to crisis stabilization programs at the agency, including 24/7 hospital diversion, social detox, and public inebriate program. Responsibilities include assistance with program oversight, licensing compliance, ensuring all staff have regular, high-quality supervision and training; and program operations or policy development to support the needs of clients, staff, and programs in our system of care.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Operational administrative functions and program policy development
  • Contract, licensing/compliance oversight
  • Budget and Outcomes oversight
  • Staff recruitment, hiring, training, and performance management
  • Provide administrative and clinical supervision
  • Provides community-based trainings and maintains partnership liaison relations
  • Ensures adequate staffing coverage and participates in after-hours on-call and supervisory coverage
  • Attends agency and community forums and committees

 

Requirements:

 

  • Master’s degree in a related field
  • VT Clinical License or License Eligible and on the Roster of Non-Licensed, Non-Certified Psychotherapists (See Licensing Requirement Notice Below)
  •  5 years combination of direct service, supervisory and management experience in related combination of mental health and/or substance use services field
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and use of a personal vehicle

 

Effective January 1, 2016, Vermont regulation mandates that individuals who are on the Roster of Non-licensed Noncertified Psychotherapists, through the Office of Professional Regulation, must be actively working towards professional licensure and be fully licensed within 5 years of Roster date of issue. This rule does not apply to First Call for Chittenden County.

Structure:

 

  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Salary starting at $75,736
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

 

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency’s culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit “About Us” to review Howard Center’s EOE policy.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Cabinet forms a vital part of the Howard Center’s organizational structure; existing to improve the diversity, equity and inclusion performance of Howard Center through effective governance. Howard Center CEO, Bob Bick, has put forth an inspiring vision: “We are committed to becoming a model culture and community leader around issues of diversity, inclusion, and corporate values and responsibility. We want to ensure a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for our staff, the people we serve, our partners, and community. In doing this, we must face old patterns, and in a respectful and positive way break though barriers and stereotypes, and have courageous conversations that will allow us to grow, expand, and more fully live our values and mission.”

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Salary starting at $75,736