Employment opportunities

We are a public non-profit community based agency that provides mental health, intellectual disability and substance abuse treatment and prevention services. We offer a full benefit package with enrollment in Virginia Retirement System (fully paid by employer) for full time positions and partial benefits for part time positions. Salaries are based on experience and qualifications.   Good driving record required. Criminal background checks will be conducted for individuals selected.  Positions will remain open until filled.  NWCSB is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.

To evaluate our generous benefit package, please click on the benefits link below. To download an employment application please click on the Employment application link below.

If interested in internship or providing volunteer services, please download and complete an agency application and submit to Human Resources. The application will be routed to all of our sites to see if there is an opportunity or need.

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To obtain more information, please contact our Human Resources Department
by calling (540) 636-4250 ext. 2229 or by email at hr@nwcsb.com

HR Fax Line: 540-551-9729

Current Openings

Adult Mental Health Case Manager

Full time position one based Winchester and responsible for managing an assigned caseload of clients having a major mental disorder as diagnosed using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. These disorders are considered severe, recurrent and long-term such as schizophrenia, major affective disorders, paranoia, organic or other psychotic disorders, personality disorders, or disorders that may lead to chronic disability. Must possess a combination of mental health work experience or relevant education, and training, which indicates the possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job duties. Bachelor degree earned from an accredited college or university in relevant human services field plus at least one-year experience working with adults to meet Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) according to DMAS requirements also required.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Manager

Full time positions based in Woodstock working closely with Shenandoah Pediatrics. Positions provide case management to children and youth having serious and persistent mental illness. Requires a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university in a related human services field required with experience working with youth and their families and status of QMHP.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Managers

Full time positions based in Warren County, Shenandoah County and City of Winchester. Positions responsible for managing an assigned caseload of children and adolescents experiencing primarily mental health problems. The incumbent is responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs. Requires a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university in a related human services field required with experience working with youth and their families and status of QMHP.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health/FAPT Case Manager

Two full time positions, one based in our Warren County Children's Regional Center and one based in our Shenandoah County Youth Services Center. Positions responsible for managing an assigned caseload of children and adolescents experiencing primarily mental health problems (approximately 14-15 clients) and will also manage a small caseload (up to 7) of FAPT/non-Medicaid cases that have been referred by private/state hospitals, local FAPT teams and other community collaterals including their guardian. Responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources (FAPT teams, state/private hospitals, residential facilities, etc...) in meeting/achieving client service needs. Requires a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university in a related human services field required with experience working with youth and their families and status of QMHP. Must be able to provide own transportation as necessary to perform job duties.

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Child/Adolescent Senior Case Manager

Full time position based in our Braddock Street Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Center. Position responsible for managing an assigned caseload of children and adolescents experiencing primarily mental health problems. The incumbent is responsible for assessing client needs, developing, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs. The Senior Case Manager has other responsibilities including interpretation of and assistance with policies and procedures, assisting with assigning cases to other case managers, assisting with service approval, assisting with the training of new case managers, and being available for general questions when the CYFS Case Manager Supervisor is unavailable. Position requires evening hours and weekends as deemed appropriate to meet client and program needs. Requires a bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university in a related human services field required with experience working with youth and their families and status of QMHP.

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Community Outreach Liaison

Hourly position serves to generate awareness of activities being undertaken by the Northwestern Prevention Collaborative to prevent prescription drug and heroin abuse within the Lord Fairfax Planning District. It also will provide support to individual coalitions in helping to create more support for local efforts to develop healthy, drug-free communities. This includes, but is not limited to: media campaigns, direct education, web site development, maintaining social media/web presence and materials development as it relates to heroin/prescription drug use. Requires Bachelor's Degree preferred in public health, marketing, communication or human services and 3-5 years of experience.

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Crisis Services Clinical Supervisor

Full time position based in Front Royal. The incumbent of this position is responsible for the coordination, implementation and maintenance of crisis services within all jurisdictions served by the agency. The incumbent in this position supervises Crisis Services full-time and hourly staff. The incumbent maintains effective relationships with courts, law enforcement, medical, and other human service agencies, as well as coordinates training and consultation with crisis staff. Requires Master's degree in human services field, current advanced clinical licensure (LCSW or LPC), and two years of post- licensure experience working in emergency services or with persons with serious mental illness. Requires progressively responsible clinical, supervisory, and managerial experience in the provision of crisis and prescreening services in various treatment modalities and environments.

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Crisis Services Therapist

Crisis Services Therapist-full time (salary $49,490) - Full time clinicians providing services to individuals experiencing behavioral health-related crises. Duties include prescreenings for involuntary commitments and crisis intervention. Positions are based in Front Royal, VA and serve the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Page, Shenandoah, and the City of Winchester. After-hours staff may work from home if able to respond to our local hospitals within one hour of being contacted via phone. Supervision for professional licensure with Virginia Board of Counseling (LPC) or Social Work (LCSW) provided as part of benefit package. Requires a Master's degree in a relevant human services field, with eligibility for LCSW or LPC in Virginia. Will receive on the job, specialized training to qualify as Certified Prescreener. Position requires strong clinical and problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently.

Crisis Services Therapist-hourly ($28.00 per hour) - Hourly-reimbursed clinicians providing services to individuals experiencing behavioral health-related crises. Duties include prescreenings for involuntary commitments and crisis intervention. Positions are based in Front Royal, VA and serve the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Page, Shenandoah, and the City of Winchester. After-hours staff may work from home if able to respond to our local hospitals within one hour of being contacted via phone. Will receive on the job, specialized training, offered at convenient hours. Requires a Master's degree in a relevant human services field, with eligibility for LCSW or LPC in Virginia. Position requires strong clinical and problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently. Shifts may include weekday, weekend, and overnight options

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CYFS Intake Therapist

Full time position responsible for making initial diagnostic and screening assessments, providing crisis, short-term and group counseling, developing effective therapeutic relationships and providing effective treatment interventions for children and adolescents having a broad range of service needs frequently in more than one single disability area. Requires Master's degree in relevant field with job related clinical experience in working with children or adolescents. License or license eligible also required (LPC or LCSW).

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Deaf Interpreter(s)

Contractual deaf interpreter(s) needed to provide interpreting services for mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse clients of all ages served in the following areas: City of Winchester and counties of Warren, Frederick, Clarke, Shenandoah and Page. Services are on an as needed basis.


Please contact Barbie Kibler for more information on this position only at 540-636-4250 x2246

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Early Intervention Specialist

Hourly, as needed position to assist the Educational Specialist, in classroom and therapeutic activities for ages birth to 36 months, in the Bright Beginnings program. Requires High School Diploma or equivalent with experience in Child Development, relevant experience with young children and families desired, indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills and abilities. Certified or eligible for certification in basic cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for infants, children, and adults.

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Nurse Practitioner

The incumbent in this position is responsible for medication evaluation and management to a range of clients having psychiatric/mental health and substance abuse disorders under the supervision of consulting psychiatrist(s). The position also provides evaluation, treatment and discharge planning services for consumers in psychiatric facilities and those being diverted from state hospital admissions. Qualifications: Licensure in Virginia as a Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health. Current prescriptive authority required; ANCC PMHNP certification preferred. Minimum of 2 years experience working with persons who have serious mental illness and substance abuse disorders.

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Office Manager

Full time position based in New Market, VA. Position provides administrative and secretarial support for our Sunshine House day support program through a variety of tasks including fee collection and posting, reimbursement activities of the program, and file maintenance. Requires demonstrated ability to work closely with and communicate effectively with clients and other professionals; to apply agency and program policies and procedures; to draft routine correspondence; to generate job related data and reports in final form; to problem solve and mediate conflicts; to implement management decisions; to effectively maintain files; to exhibit good attention to detail and detect errors in financial and written material; and, to maintain confidentiality.

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PRN Van Driver

Two positions open, one for Winchester area and one for New Market area. On call, substitute position for a psychosocial rehabilitation program serving clients with long- term mental illness. Responsible for driving an agency van to provide transportation for members to and from the program. May also be required to drive to other program sponsored outings.

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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor

Hourly, as needed, position for the program based in New Market, VA. This position is responsible for the support and facilitation of the daily operation of one of four prevocational units (clerical, kitchen, environmental/maintenance, or business) within a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program serving adults with serious mental illness. Major duties of this position are in the area of service plan implementation, client advocacy, therapeutic interaction and intervention with clients in daily activity while at the clubhouse or in the community, facilitation of client social, recreational, and educational activities, and therapeutic intervention as may be needed. Requires a Bachelor Degree earned from an accredited college or university in a human services field with related human services experience, and a combination of education, training, and experience indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities and status of QMHP. Requires the individual to provide own transportation as required to perform job duties. A valid Driver's License and good driving record required.

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Residential Counselor

Hourly as needed positions responsible for providing support, monitoring, and direct observation and oversight to residents with serious mental illness residing at the 200 N. Royal Avenue Facility. Requires incumbent to have a combination of education, experience, and training indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities. Individual must be willing to transport consumers in an agency vehicle to various activities. Position requires possession of a valid Driverís License and a good driving record.

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Secretary/Receptionist

hourly position based in the Winchester area with minimum of two days per week. Some evening hours may be required. Potential of being on call for other clinics in Woodstock, Front Royal and Luray as needed. The incumbent of this position provides clerical/secretarial support for behavioral health providers within the Winchester area through performing a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: front desk and telephone reception; fee collection and posting; preparation of typed materials; electronic client file maintenance; and appointment scheduling. Requires a combination of training and experience demonstrating ability to perform essential job functions.

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Secretary/Receptionist

Full time position based in Front Royal. Position provides clerical/secretarial support for behavioral health providers through performing a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: front desk and telephone reception; fee collection and posting; preparation of typed materials; electronic client file maintenance; and appointment scheduling. Requires a combination of training and experience demonstrating ability to perform essential job functions.

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Winchester Children's Center Co-Occurring Therapist

hourly position working a maximum of 28 hours per week. Position based in Winchester and responsible for performing diagnostic assessments, developing treatment plans, and providing effective treatment services for children and adolescents with co-occurring disorders. Treatment services provided by this position include outpatient treatment, intensive outpatient program and substance abuse groups. This incumbent will work within a systems of care, psychiatric practice model. Requires Masters degree in a relevant human services field from an accredited college or university, with progressively responsible clinical experience working with children/youth and their families; or, a combination of education, experience, and training indicating the possession of the essential knowledge, skills and abilities. Candidate must be at least LCSW or LPC eligible in current resident status. Certification as substance abuse or addictions counselor also preferred.

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