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 Court Services Liaison

Full time position based in Shenandoah County and responsible for performing mental health assessments and treatments for children and adolescents involved in juvenile court services. Works directly with the court services personnel, NWCS treatment staff, and other community based treatment providers. Requires a Master's degree in a relevant human services field with experience working with youth and their families in a clinical or judicial setting. A combination of experience as a therapist and case manager is preferred. Preference given to LCSW's or LPC's.

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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Full time position based in Shenandoah County and 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 provide nursing assessments 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.

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Crisis Services Therapist

Hourly as needed and full time position 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. Valid driver's license and good driving record required.

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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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Mental Health Case Management Coordinator

This position is responsible for the day-to-day operation and oversight of all Case Management Services for Adults delivered from the outpatient clinic locations. This position provides in conjunction with other supervisory staff for the administrative and clinical supervision Adult Mental Health Case Managers, represents the agency within the communities served, and maintains a small direct service caseload at the discretion of the incumbent. Requires Master's degree in human services field. Incumbent must be either an LCSW or LPC, or be eligible for LCSW or LPC, in Virginia. License preferred but not required.

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Nurse Practitioner (Contractual)

Duties: 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.

Interested parties should send a written quote to include: 1) hourly pay rate required; 2) availability; and 3) locations within agency's catchment area willing to cover. Please submit quote by September 27, 2014, along with a current curriculum vitae or resume.

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Wounded Warrior Peer Specialist

One Position Available with the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program, Region II, (Northern Virginia).

Full time permanent position, provides peer support to veterans and their families in the Northern Virginia area. Office is based in Alexandria. Position provides peer support services to veterans and their families for the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program Region II. Services are provided to veterans by assisting in the navigation of services and resources which address the need presented by the veteran. 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. Required: must be military veteran in any service branch with an Honorable Discharge. Must provide DD214 or other proof of military service. Candidate must have successfully completed an Associate's degree or education and experience to produce required knowledge, skills and abilities. Bachelors Degree, experience in human services and combat experience are preferred. Valid state driver's license with good driving record. Some reimbursed travel required.

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.wearevirginiaveterans.org.

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