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 Intellectual Disability Case Manager

Full time position based in Winchester. Intellectual Disability Case Manager serves to assist in the provision of services to mentally retarded/intellectually disabled individuals of the jurisdiction(s) served by his/her clinic site position location. Primary duties include individual assessment, service plan development, residential placement and follow-up, information and referral, case recording, and liaison with other agencies and facilities which serve mentally retarded/intellectually disabled individuals. Must possess a combination of relevant experience, education, and training which indicates the possession of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform essential job duties. Bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university and one years' experience in relevant human services field required.

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Child Adolescent FAPT and Non-Medicaid Mental Health Case Manager

Full time position responsible for managing an assigned caseload of children and adolescents experiencing primarily mental health problems. The caseload is primarily non-Medicaid clients that have been referred by private/state hospitals, local FAPT teams and other community collaterals including their guardian. The incumbent is 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.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Managers

Two full time positions based in Woodstock - one of which will be 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 SEI/SED Case Managers

Full time position based in Winchester responsible for managing an assigned caseload of SEI or at risk SED children and adolescents. 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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Children's Intellectual Disability Case Manager

Full time positions based in Front Royal, VA. Provides case management for an assigned caseload of intellectually disabled individuals. Develops, implements and reviews service plans, working with community resources to meet client needs; and maintains client records. Requires Bachelor degree in relevant human services field and status of QMHP.

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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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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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Intellectual Disabilities Residential Counselor

Full time position based in Winchester and responsible for providing support, assessment, and training in independent living skills for individuals receiving services deemed eligible for Intellectual Disabilities Supported Living Services. Requires a combination of education, experience, and training indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities. Individual must be willing to transport individuals receiving services in own vehicle to various activities. Position requires possession of a valid Driver's License and a good driving record.

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Juvenile Forensic Case Manager

Full time position based in Warren County and serves to assist juveniles in gaining access to needed medical, social, educational, and other services. The position is responsible for assessing client needs, service plan development, implementing and reviewing service plans, and working with other community resources in meeting client service needs. This position will support children and adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and who have court services involvement due to criminal charges or diversion. 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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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

On call, substitute positions 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 based in New Market, VA. May also be required to drive to other program sponsored outings.

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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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Substance Abuse Therapist

Full time position based in the Winchester area. Responsible for performing diagnostic assessments, developing treatment plans, and providing direct treatment services for adults experiencing substance use disorders through individual, group, and family therapy as well as Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) in a substance use continuum of care modality. A licensed (LPC or LCSW) therapist with an advanced educational degree in a relevant human services field with experience working with clients with substance use disorders in a clinical setting and a combination of education, experience, and training indicating the possession of the essential knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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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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