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Middle River Regional Jail Case Manager 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.

Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

 
Open Date 11/3/2022  
Close Date 12/5/2022  
Position Middle River Regional Jail Case Manager  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number CAS-22-00011  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board (VCSB) is looking for a Case Manager to join our Middle River Regional Jail team! Under the direction of the Lead Jail Clinician, the Case Manager provides comprehensive case management and care coordination services to adults held at the Middle River Regional Jail to facilitate re-entry into the community.

Benefits

  • Health insurance as low as $16.00/month for individuals. Family and dependent plans are also available.
  • Sign-on bonus of $1,500, included in full with the first paycheck.
  • Nine paid holidays.
  • Accrue up to 20 days of paid time off (PTO) per year from year one. PTO is immediately available upon accrual.
  • Participation in the Virginia Retirement System.
  • Professional development assistance provided at no cost.

Summary of Essential Functions

  • Develops and maintains positive, professional relationships with clients based on courtesy, compassion, and respect.
  • Conducts assessments to determine appropriate supports.
  • Ensures linkage between MRRJ and community services to foster a successful transition.
  • Collaborates with a multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational team to coordinate services for inmates.
  • Provides crisis stabilization as needed.
 
Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic human needs.
  • Community resources.
  • Interviewing techniques.
  • Basic psychopathology.
  • Criminogenic risk factors for recidivism.
  • Clinical casework documentation requirements.
  • Etiology and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, including psychotropic medication.
  • Basic crisis intervention techniques.
  • Ethical standards governing helping relationships.

Skills pertaining to:

  • Assessment of a client's ability to adequately maintain themselves in the community.
  • Helping clients identify appropriate resources for support.
  • Conflict resolution.
  • Written and oral communication.

Ability to:

  • Advocate for clients.
  • Intervene in a crisis.
  • Work effectively with adults with a wide range of mental and substance use disorders or co-occurring disorder.
  • Form productive, professional relationships with clients and their families, as well as colleagues within and external to VCSB.
  • Organize and work effectively.
  • Communicate clearly in written and oral formats.
  • Demonstrate sound professional judgment.
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships within and outside VCSB.
  • Maintain high professional ethical standards and appropriate confidentiality.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in human services or related field.
  • Previous work or internship experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Must pass required pre-employment screenings, including, but not limited to, criminal history and experience verification.
  • Current Virginia driver’s license with zero points or more.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) or Licensed Mental Health Professional (LMHP) certification preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience serving incarcerated adults with mental health or substance use challenges.

Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
Salary Information Starting at $35,568 annually.  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Additional Requirements  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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