Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field preferred. Candidates should have an equivalent combination of education and work experience that demonstrates that the candidate possesses the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position, including:
Services, systems, and programs available in the community including primary health care, support services, eligibility criteria and intake processes, generic community resources, and mental health, developmental disability, and substance abuse treatment programs.
The nature of serious mental illness, developmental disability, and substance abuse depending on the population served, including clinical and developmental issues.
Different types of assessments, including functional assessments, and their uses in service planning.
Treatment modalities and intervention techniques, such as behavior management, independent living skills training, supportive counseling, family education, crisis intervention, discharge planning, and service coordination.
The service planning process and major components of a service plan.
The use of medications in the care or treatment of the population served; and
All applicable federal and state laws, regulations, and local ordinances.
Identifying and documenting an individual’s needs for resources, services, and other supports.
Using information from assessments, evaluations, observation, and interviews to develop Individual Service Plans.
Identifying services and resources within the community and establishing service systems to meet the individual’s needs and documenting how resources, services, and natural supports, such as family, can be utilized to achieve an individual’s personal habilitative, rehabilitative, and life goals; and
Coordinating the provision of services by public and private providers.
Work with team members, maintaining effective inter- and intra-agency working relationships.
Work independently, performing position duties under general supervision; and
Engage and sustain ongoing relationships with individuals receiving services.
Benefits Package includes 9 paid holidays and generous paid time off package. Valley CSB provides robust options for insurance, including competitive health insurance and participation in the Virginia Retirement System. This position is eligible for a $1500.00 sign-on bonus.