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Police Social Worker - Emergency Services Division - Brattleboro

Job Code 4010
Date Posted October 16, 2018
Program Police Social Worker - Emergency Services Division - Brattleboro
Hours / Week 37.5
Description

Full time 37.50hr/week position working within the Brattleboro Police Department. This police liaison is an integral member of the police team, embedded in the department. The liaison works side by side with law enforcement officers providing mental health, substance use, and social services support to people who come into contact with law enforcement.

Required Skills Ideal candidates are solid under pressure and have quick solution focused critical thinking skills. The liaison provides emergency triaging, supportive counseling, care coordination, and resource connection. The ideal candidate will also be invested in community development and community safety and capable of working collaboratively with community partners.
Education We are looking for a person with at least two years’ experience in a mental health related field and experience working collaboratively with law enforcement. A relevant Bachelor’s degree is required with a MA preferred.
Location Brattleboro, VT
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