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Recruitment #19-S3-1480

Date Opened:1/25/2019 8:00:00 AM
Closing Date:2/13/2019 11:59:00 PM
Hiring Range:$48,653-$70,756
Department:MHSADS
Job Type: Open and Competitive
Full/Part-Time: Full-Time
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Reg/Temp: Regular

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INTRODUCTION

It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is currently seeking to fill a full-time clinical position to provide release planning and re-entry services, including community networking, case management, and group treatment for incarcerated adults with serious mental illness at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with State Hospital Facilities regarding forensic admissions and discharges, and work as part of a jail-based multi-disciplinary team to include medical staff, correctional staff and other service providers.
  • Maintain all clinical records and documentation according to Federal, State and Agency policies and procedures.
  • Must be highly knowledgeable and skilled in both mental health diagnoses, co-occurring disorders and crisis intervention.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills; and demonstrate the ability to function effectively as a Clinical Team member in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment requiring various clinical priorities.
  • Work schedule will include Monday-Friday that includes one evening per week.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling and/or Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in the provision of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prefer Master’s degree, VA clinical licensure (LCSW, LPC, etc.) or license eligible and experience working with an inmate population in a correctional setting.
  • Prefer related experience in correctional mental health field and knowledge about Virginia criminal justice system.

POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES

  • Must have a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.
  • Employment is contingent upon criminal background check, driving record check, and TB test.

CONCLUSION

Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development

 



 
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