Chief of Clinical Services Family Advocacy Rep.

Location: Naval Base Kitsap

Pay Grade: NF-0101-04

Employee privileges include access to base facilities such as gyms, recreation centers, Navy Exchange, restaurants, and discount tickets to sporting and entertainment events.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: This position is located at an installation Fleet and Family Support Center. The incumbent serves as the FFSC Counseling and Advocacy Services Supervisor. The incumbent provides leadership, direction, supervision, guidance, consultation, assistance and coordination for all aspects of counseling and advocacy services at the FFSC.Provides direct supervision/consultation and/or clinical oversight of clinical services where non-compliance with Navy credentialed supervision requirements may be in question. Supervises staff assigned to the FAR unit including, clinical counselors and educators. Organizes, sets and monitors workflow of the clinical unit. Ensures that required educational programs are conducted as outlined by instructions. Maintains records and statistical data for required reports. Analyzes, evaluates, and utilizes the data supplied by formal /informal needs assessments and surveys as a basis of planning new and improved family service programs.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: A Master’s Degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education; or A Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy or a Doctoral degree in Psychology or LPC. A current state license or certification that provides legal authority to provide clinical services as an independent practitioner. A minimum of two years full-time post masters supervised clinical experience in a clinical setting. A minimum of one year post Master’s clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of child abuse/neglect and/or spouse abuse. Knowledge of professional assessment and diagnosis of the individual and the family. In-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of social work or psychology, counseling techniques, and knowledge of Navy and civilian communities.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Candidate must successfully complete a formal background check and maintain security suitability requirements. Regular and recurring work performed sitting at a desk and sitting in conferences and meetings. Work involves dealing with sensitive, controversial and emotional issues. Occasional travel outside the local commuting area may be required. May be required to deliver services onboard vessels.

“To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine.”

OTHER INFORMATION: Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

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