Annual Salary: $42,556
Available Schedule: Monday - Friday 8a - 4:30p
Since 1971, Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board has provided a comprehensive continuum of high-quality, essential, and community-based services to citizens of the Peninsula who are affected by mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders.
The MH Regional Supervised Housing Program is to reduce the length of stay in local and state psychiatric facilities by providing a living environment that will maximize the individual’s opportunities and independence by providing quality supports, training and individualized services to individuals with mental health and possible co–occurring substance abuse. The MH Regional Supervised Housing Program will support individuals in their personal choices and will work closely with them to engage them in services to maximize their independence and reduce hospital admissions.
The Adult Mental Health Support Services Counselor performs a variety of functions in support of the seriously mentally ill, substance use disorders or emotionally impaired individual toward maintaining community placement, substance use disorders recovery, including independent living skills training, needs assessments, advocacy, crisis intervention, recreational and leisure activities training and supportive counseling. Monitors and documents client progress.
Full-time Benefits, include:
- Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending
- Employer Paid Life Insurance
- Employer Paid Disability Insurance
- Voluntary Life Insurance
- Annual and Sick Leave
- 10 Paid Holidays
- Cancer/ICU and Accident Insurance
- Legal Resources
- Identity Theft Protection
- Wellness Program
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 403(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
- Group Long Term Care Insurance
Bachelor's Degree in Human Services (Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling). Registered Qualified Mental Health Professional Adult (QMHP-A) with the Virginia Board of Counseling and at least one (1) year experience providing behavioral health services to adults with serious mental illness or emotionally impaired.
Valid Drivers Licenses.
As a condition of employment with Hampton – Newport News CSB, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID 19 or fit within an exemption under the law. Accordingly if selected, employment is conditioned on providing proof of vaccination or having an approved exemption prior to starting employment.
The selected candidate must successfully pass a criminal history fingerprint background investigation, DMV record check, Child Registry search, drug screening test and employment reference checks.