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.

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.

Benefits Package

Employment Application

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

Case Managers

Mental Health and Intellectually Disability case management positions for Adult and Children services. Provides case management for an assigned caseload of individuals having serious and persistent mental illness or with a diagnosis of intellectual disability. Develops, implements and reviews service plans, working with community resources to meet client needs; and maintains client records. Requires Bachelor's degree in a related human services field and status of Medicaid Qualified Mental Health or Intellectual Disability Case Manager.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Managers

Full time position based in Warren County office. Position provides case management to children and youth having serious and persistent mental illness. Requires Bachelor's degree in related human services field and status of Medicaid Qualified Mental Health Case Manager.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Managers

Full time position based in Woodstock to include working closely with Shenandoah Pediatrics. Position provides case management to children and youth having serious and persistent mental illness. Requires Bachelor's degree in related human services field and status of Medicaid Qualified Mental Health Case Manager.

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Childrens Services Assessment Therapist

Full time position based in our Warren County Children's Regional Center. Position responsible for completing diagnostic/ screening assessments for entry into Community Mental Health and Rehabilitative Services under the Virginia Independent Clinical Assessment Process (VICAP) for children and adolescents in the Northwestern Community Services Board catchment area, which includes office sites in Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah and Page counties. The therapist will conduct assessments using a standardized format and make a recommendation for the most appropriate service to include but not be inclusive of intensive in-home, therapeutic day treatment, mental health supports and/or residential services up to the age of 21, as outlined in DMAS regulations for children's services. Master's degree in relevant field with job related clinical experience in working with children or adolescents up to the age of 21 required. Virginia licensure preferred (LPC or LCSW). Virginia licensed-eligible (LMHP-e) required.

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Crisis Services Therapist

Full time positions with 24-hour, mandated program based in Front Royal, VA and serving the counties of Frederick, Clarke, Warren, Page, Shenandoah, and the City of Winchester. 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. Shift to be determined, but could include evenings, nights or weekends. Supervision for professional licensure with Virginia Board of Counseling (LPC) or Social Work (LCSW) provided as part of benefit package.

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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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Intellectual Disabilities Residential Counselor

This position is responsible for providing support, assessment, and training in independent living skills for individuals receiving services deemed eligible for Intellectual Disabilities Supported Living Services. Position involves working 5 to 25 hours per week with preference given to candidates with experience writing service plans and documentation.

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Intellectual Disabilities Respite Care Provider

This position is responsible to provide respite and relief to primary caregivers for individuals with intellectual disabilities, by caring for basic supervision needs of the individual in the individual's home or community. Services are by previous arrangement with the family or their representative and may include social and recreational activities, all with prior approval of the individual, family or family representative. Position involves working 5 to 25 hours per week with preference given to candidates with experience writing service plans and documentation.

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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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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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Psychiatrist

Full time position based in our Shenandoah County Adult Regional Center in Woodstock, VA. The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing psychotherapy and medication evaluation and management to a range of clients having mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and substance abuse disorders. The position also provides evaluation, treatment planning and discharge planning services for consumers in psychiatric facilities and those being diverted from state hospital admissions. Requires Licensure in Virginia as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy (Board Certified or Board Eligible) with a minimum of two years experience working with persons who have serious mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and/or substance abuse disorders or a combination of licensure, education and experience demonstrating ability to effectively perform essential job functions. Possession of unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Certificate.

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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 Driver's License and a good driving record.

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Secretary/Receptionist

Full time position based in our Warren County Regional Youth Services Center in Front Royal, VA. Provides clerical/secretarial support to agency clinical and medical staff 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 ability to work closely with and communicate effectively with clients and professionals both in person and over the telephone; to exhibit good attention to detail and detect errors in financial and written material; and to maintain confidentiality. Requires a combination of training and experience demonstrating ability to perform essential job functions.

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Wounded Warrior Peer Specialist (Northern Virginia)

Virginia Wounded Warrior Program, Region II, (Northern Virginia)

Veteran Peer Specialist

Full time permanent position provides peer support to veterans and their families in the Northern Virginia area for the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program. Office is based out of Fairfax. Peer support is provided through connecting, relating and supporting veteran or family member in any struggles or presented needs. Common needs include, but are not limited to military transitional struggles, PTSD, substance abuse, employment and housing. Services are provided to veterans by assisting in the navigation of federal, state, non-profit & community services and resources which address the needs resented by the veteran and family. This requires the continual development of a service resource network for veterans. Qualified candidates must have the ability to facilitate combat peer support groups. Position requires the ability to connect with combat veterans at a peer level and be comfortable providing peer support for mental health needs including PTSD.

Required:

  1. Must be military veteran in any service branch with an Honorable Discharge. Must provide DD214.
  2. Candidate must be comfortable working with veterans with wide range of mental health struggles including PTSD and substance abuse.
  3. Candidate must be comfortable with public speaking and demonstrate ability in both written and spoken communication.
  4. Candidate must have successfully completed an Associate's degree or education and experience to produce required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  5. Valid state driver's license with good driving record. Some reimbursed travel required

Preferred: Bachelors degree, experience in human services and combat experience

For more information on the positions, you may also call Camilla Schwoebel, Regional Director Northern and Northwestern Regions at 540-273-9784. Information on the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program can be found at www.dvs.virginia.gov.

 

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Wounded Warrior Peer Specialist (Northern Virginia)

Virginia Wounded Warrior Program, Region II, (Northern Virginia)

Housing Resource Specialist

Full time permanent position provides housing support services to veterans and their families in the Northern Virginia area for the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program. Office is based out of Alexandria. Housing Resource Specialist provides individualized veteran support by helping each client develop a plan to address their housing barriers and transition from homelessness to stable and permanent housing. As part of the plan, the Housing Resource Specialist will identify each area in which veterans will need assistance in accomplishing outlined goals and objectives related to community resource navigation and connection to supportive services. Services are also provided by assisting in the navigation of federal, state, non-profit & community services and resources which address the needs resented by the veteran and family. This requires knowledge of knowledge of Public Housing Authority and Housing Subsidy (i.e. Section 8, Shelter Plus Care, HUD VASH) as well as the continual development of a housing resource network for veterans. Qualified candidates should have experience working with individuals that are chronically homeless, homeless families, and/or homeless veterans. Position requires the ability to connect with combat veterans at a peer level and be comfortable providing peer support for mental health needs including PTSD.

Required:

  1. Bachelors degree or four years of college, preferably in either a Behavioral Science, Human Services, Criminal Justice, or other related field, OR education and experience to produce required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  2. One year of relevant work experience providing case management or care coordination, client advocacy, and coalition building, if holding a Bachelor's degree or four years of college in a related field.
  3. Two years of relevant work experience may be used to substitute for a Bachelor's degree or four years of college in a relevant field for candidates who either possess a Bachelor's degree or four years of college in an unrelated field, or for candidates without a bachelor's degree, as long as the applicant's work experience can demonstrate the applicant possesses the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position.
  4. Must be comfortable working with veterans with wide range of mental health struggles including PTSD and substance abuse.
  5. Candidate must be comfortable with public speaking and demonstrate ability in both written and spoken communication.
  6. Valid state driver's license with good driving record. Some reimbursed travel required.

Preferred: Bachelor's degree, personal military experience or work with military population

For more information on the positions, you may also call Camilla Schwoebel, Regional Director Northern and Northwestern Regions at 540-273-9784. Information on the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program can be found at www.dvs.virginia.gov

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