Join a team that works closely together to support adults with achieving mental and substance use stability and developing recovery behaviors. This shared supportive housing program (SSHP) provides office-based services at the Gartlan Center with the flexibility to do field work when beneficial to the individual's recovery. The SSHP team supports 35 male and female adults with co-occurring serious mental illness, substance use, and physical health disorders; nursing and psych med services are center-based at Gartlan Center. The position serves as the primary case manager and treatment provider for less than 20 individuals. Daily team collaboration occurs to best meet the needs of clients and to provide support to staff when individuals require home-based care. Individual's shared living environments provide ideal opportunities for clinicians to provide support in building interpersonal effectiveness and distress tolerance. Clinicians are encouraged and supported with developing their clinical skills in crisis management, collaborative assessment and management of suicide, DBT, trauma-informed care, and other effective interventions. The SSHP hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, nursing, counseling or a related field, plus one year of clinical experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
MANDT Certifications within six months of appointment and annually thereafter;
First Aid and CPR certification, within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment;
Medication Administration Assistance Certification within 90 days of appointment;
Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or the equivalent in another State) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.
Qualified Mental Health Professional – Adult (QMHP-A)-Required within 1 month of hire
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and a sanctions screening to the satisfaction of the employer. TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.
Ability to quickly respond to a crisis and to work directly with clients teaching housekeeping, cooking and shopping skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed or license eligible, or able to begin the licensure process to be a LPC or LCSW.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Independently drives vehicles and transport clients; ability to climb stairs, walk, stand, bend, and physically support clients as needed to carry out job duties. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. Ability to observe client behavior/appearance, document in Electronic Health Records and staff logs, and use keyboard driven equipment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interview; may include written exercise
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.
Internal Number: 19-00135
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