MH Counselor-Northern Neck Regional Jail

Employer
Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board
Location
Warsaw, VA
Posted
Nov 28, 2021
Closes
Dec 01, 2021
Ref
229397063
Industry
Nonprofit
Hours
Full Time
Employee is responsible for providing therapeutic, case management services, and crisis intervention to mental health and substance abuse clients involved in the criminal justice system. Case management services include hospital discharge planning and outreach services. Employee provides crisis intervention on an on-call basis as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services. Employee acts as a liaison between the Counseling Center, jail, and psychiatric institutions (both public and private) and hospitals, relaying appropriate clinical information. Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in contact with staff, clients, families, public, and service providers. Masters Degree preferred, but will accept a BS/BA Degree in Human Services Field; and 1 to 2 years experience in emergency/crisis services or case management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License and driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier. Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results within 30 days of employment, and yearly thereafter as required by licensing authority. Must be COVID vaccinated. Benefits include: Anthem BCBS Health insurance including dental & vision Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) Life Insurance Staff development and in-service training 13 paid holidays Over 3 weeks of PTO accrued first year Verizon Wireless discount of 15% on service plans Apply on-line at www.mpnncsb.org The agency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug free workplace. Benefits listed are for fulltime qualifying employees. EOE