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MH/SA Counselor for Correctional Facilities (Middle Peninsula Regional Security Center)
Job Code:402021-008
Location:202-Mid Pen Jail
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary:Commensurate with Education and Experience
Closing Date:Open Until Filled
  

General Information:
Under general supervision, employee is responsible for providing therapeutic, case management services, and crisis intervention to mental health and substance abuse clients involved in the criminal justice system.  Case management services include hospital discharge planning and outreach services.  Employee provides crisis intervention on an on-call basis as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services.  Employee acts as a liaison between the Counseling Center, jail, and psychiatric institutions (both public and private) and hospitals, relaying appropriate clinical information.  Employee must exercise tact and courtesy in contact with staff, clients, families, public, and service providers.

Minimum Training and Experience:

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

 

Masters Degree preferred, but will accept a BS/BA Degree in Human Services Field; and 1 to 2 years experience in emergency/crisis services or case management; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Special Requirements:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must possess a valid Virginia Driver's License and driving record acceptable to agency insurance carrier. Must obtain a TB test with satisfactory results by first day of employment, and yearly thereafter as required by licensing authority.

Benefits include:

Anthem BCBS Health insurance including dental & vision

Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)

Life Insurance

Staff development and in-service training

12+ paid holidays

PTO accrued at 8 hours first 6 months, increases to 16 hours per month (equals 4.8 weeks per year)

Verizon Wireless discount of 15% on service plans

Apply on-line now. Theagency of MPNN Community Services Board maintains a drug freeworkplace. Benefits listed are for fulltime qualifying employees.

For all positions at MPNNCSB,candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and presentacceptable proof of vaccination by the date of hire as a condition ofemployment. MPNNCSB will consider requests for reasonable accommodationas required under applicable law. To qualify as being fully vaccinatedagainst COVID-19 there should be a two weekperiod after receiving the second dose (or any government recommendedbooster shot) in a 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or a two week periodafter receiving a single-dose (or any government recommended boostershot) in a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.

Position Open Until Filled. EOE