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

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance Supervisor

Full-time position based in our Thomas J. Peachey Center in Front Royal. Responsible for maintenance of the agency's physical plants, property and equipment to include grounds keeping, preventative maintenance and repairs of facilities, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems. Provides oversite and supervision of agency maintenance staff and department. Certification and/or license in HVAC and/or related fields desired with three years of relevant experience.

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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 FAPT/Non-Medicaid Case Managers

Two full time position based in our Warren County CYFS Center 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. Must be able to provide own transportation as necessary to perform job duties.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health Case Managers

Full time position based in Warren County. Position provides 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. Must be able to provide own transportation as necessary to perform job duties.

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Child/Adolescent Mental Health/FAPT Case Managers

Full time position based in our Warren County Children's Regional Center 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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Children's ID (Intellectual Disability) Case Manager

Full time position based in our Warren County Children's Regional Center. Serves to assist in the provision of services to persons with a diagnosis of intellectual disability in the service area. Primary duties include client assessment, service plan development, residential placement and follow-up, information and referral, case recording, and liaison with other agencies and facilities which serve persons with a diagnosis of intellectual disability. This position will primarily support children ages three through seven and their families. However, the case manager may also work with children ages 7 -18. Bachelor's degree earned from an accredited college or university in related human services field required. Valid driver's license and good driving record 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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Human Resources Manager

The incumbent of this position serves as the designated manager under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, for the agency's human resources department, under the authority of Northwestern Community Services Board. In this capacity, he/she is responsible for the overall management of personnel functions such as recruitment and selection, background screening, benefits, administrative record maintenance and labor relations. In carrying out this position's requirements, the incumbent exercises sound judgment, leadership, initiative and confidentiality as the policies of the Board are administered in compliance with State and Federal law. A professional and cooperative working relationship is maintained with staff, community, administration and the Board. Requires advanced educational degree in Law, Business or Human Resource Administration with six (6) years' experience in governmental or non-profit human resources and/or labor relations or a combination of education, training and experience.

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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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Office Manager

Full time position based in Woodstock. Responsible for the day-to-day operation and oversight of all services delivered from outpatient clinic. The incumbent of this position is responsible for overseeing, coordinating and performing administrative and clerical support services for the Shenandoah County Adult Regional Center. This individual provides supervision and training to subordinate clerical support staff and is primarily responsible for all business and reimbursement activities of this location and programs; demonstrated ability to provide supervision to others and prioritize work, 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. Requires combination of training and experience indicating ability to effectively perform essential job functions.

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PACT Lead Nurse - RN

Full time position will provide in-home services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. Position is responsible for meeting the nursing service needs of agency consumers by providing competent standards of care in direct and indirect care roles. The RN will collaborate with other PACT members to complete comprehensive client assessment through effective interviewing, behavioral observations and mental health assessments in order to reach sound conclusions and plan appropriate interventions with the consumer. The RN will combine biopsychosocial knowledge and psychopharmacological competency to identify actual and potential health problems. The RN will prioritize needs and treatment approaches to ensure appropriate delivery of care. The RN will coordinate care with physicians, nurse practitioners, and other agency and external service providers as required. This position involves shift coverage for PACT Team, including morning and evening hours, as well as rotating on-call duty overnights and holidays. Requires graduation from an accredited nursing program and licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Virginia with experience in psychiatric nursing or combination of education and experience, which insures the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate or eligibility to be obtained.

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PACT Nurse - LPN

Two full time positions will provide in-home services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. Position is responsible for meeting the nursing service needs of agency consumers by providing competent standards of care in direct and indirect care roles. The LPN will assist clients with medical aspects of their care through administering and distributing medications, assessing for medication side effects, and educating about medications taken to ensure patient's informed consent. The LPN will work in conjunction with others on the PACT Team to provide comprehensive services for clients in their homes. This position involves shift coverage for PACT Team, including morning and evening hours, as well as rotating on-call duty overnights and holidays. Requires graduation from an accredited nursing program and licensed as a Licensed Practice Nurse in the State of Virginia with three (3) years of experience in psychiatric nursing or combination of education and experience, which insures the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certificate or eligibility to be obtained.

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PACT Peer Support Specialist

Full time position requires the incumbent to work as a member of a community-based treatment team providing in-home services to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. This position is responsible for providing skill training, support, and education to help adults with serious and persistent mental illness become successful and satisfied in their living environment of choice. All services are provided as part of a comprehensive treatment team. This position involves weekday afternoon/evening coverage for PACT Team, as well as rotating on-call duty overnights and holidays. Requires education, training and experience to meet state qualifications as mental health professional or paraprofessional (Qualified Mental Health Professional or Qualified Paraprofessional in Mental Health according to DMAS requirements) which includes professional, clinical experience in the provision of mental health services for clients with serious mental illness, or a combination of education, training, and experience indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities; and, must be able to transport/drive provide own transportation as necessary. Prefer specialized training and/or certification in peer support services or psychiatric rehabilitation.

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PACT Substance Abuse Specialist

Full time position requires that the incumbent provide substance abuse services to clients with co-occurring severe and persistent mental illness and substance abuse disorders as part of the PACT Team. Incumbent will participate in collaborative client assessment and treatment planning. Incumbent will provide services in the client's home and in the community to support integration and stabilization. All services are provided as part of a comprehensive treatment team. This position involves rotating on-call duty overnights and holidays. Requires Master's degree in a relevant field with professional, clinical experience in the provision of substance abuse treatment or a combination of education, training, and experience indicating the possession of essential knowledge, skills, and abilities; and, must be able to provide own transportation as necessary.

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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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PRN Van Driver

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 based in Winchester, 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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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Counselor

Hourly, as needed, position for the program based in New Market, VA. Position working in a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program serving adult with serious mental illness; and is responsible for program service plans for a designated group of program members. Requires a Bachelor Degree earned from an accredited college or university in a human services field with related human services experience. 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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