**This is a repost - All prior applicants are still under consideration and do not need to reapply**
Welcome to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, Section of Prisons Administration. The Department of Public Safety is the largest state agency with 26,000 employees. Our Agency is responsible for safeguarding and preserving the lives and property of its citizens through prevention, protection, and preparation.
If you are looking for a rewarding career, please consider the Psychological Services Coordinator opportunity with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. This position is a full-time position with state benefits including health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, as well as retirement.
This position of Psychological Services Coordinator is located at Tabor Correctional Institution in Tabor City, NC. The Psychological Services Coordinator has direct responsibility for providing a full-range of psychological evaluation and therapeutic interventions to improve the behavior of offenders and provide treatment for mental disorders. The Psychological Services Coordinator operates under the supervision of the Facility Warden and the Psychological Program Manager. Program responsibilities include coordinating behavioral health services; consulting with the psychiatric provider at the institution; and planning and supervising the system of service delivery through direct administration and/or consultation with unit management, programs, and custody staff. The Psychological Services Coordinator will supervise the operations of the Behavioral Health Staff. The Psychological Services Coordinator will plan a system of behavioral health treatment delivery, consult with facility staff on appropriate techniques in dealing with offenders, and develop and conduct staff in-service training in behavioral management, effective offender communication and stress in working with offenders. The Psychological Services Coordinator will manage behavioral health staff to ensure staff and resources meet anticipated service demands, training needs, and licensure requirements. The Psychological Services Coordinator will also participate in other facility and HUB-related duties, as clinically relevant and necessary for behavioral health system function, as directed by the Psychological Program Manager.
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with State Benefits.
Note to Current State Employees: The Salary Grade for this position is GN14. State employees are encouraged to apply for positions of interest even if the salary grade is the same as, or lower than, their current position. If selected for this position, a new salary will be recalculated taking into consideration the quantity of relevant education and experience, funding availability, and internal equity. Based upon these factors, a pay increase/decrease MAY result.
Job Type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Columbus County, North Carolina
Agency: Dept of Public Safety