Human Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

703-324-3311
TTY 703-222-7314

12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 270
Fairfax, VA 22035-0035

Cathy Spage,
Director

Non-Merit - Counselor

The following non-merit substitute and relief counselor job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran 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.

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Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-21005
Salary: $18.88 - $31.46 
Hours: Varied 24/7 nights and Weekends
Location: Merrifield Crisis Response Center

This is an entry level staff position which includes primary responsibility for providing trauma-informed peer support, recovery support services, & other assistance to adults, adolescents, and children with co-occurring serious mental illness and substance use disorders in crisis in a behavioral health emergency services setting. Responsibilities include answering phones, responding to requests for information or services, transporting clients, assisting staff with meeting the needs of individuals and the operation of the program.  Must be able to communicate and write clearly and document provision of peer services in electronic health record. Attends and participates in staff meetings.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Graduation from high school or a G. E. D. issued by a state department of education;
Successful completion of 72-hour Virginia DBHDS Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Curriculum within three months of hire.
Plus 4 months of experience in providing peer/recovery support services.

Peer support services (PSS) is a behavioral health model of care that provides community-based recovery services to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness of substance use disorder. PSS assist individuals in initiating and maintaining the process of recovery and resiliency to improve their health, wellness and self-care skills. PSS are provided by individuals who have lived experience with recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders and utilize this experience in provision of services. Peer Support Service is an individualized, recovery focused approach that promotes the development of wellness self-management, personal recovery, natural supports, coping skills, and self-advocacy skills and development of independent living skills for housing, employment and full community inclusion.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Peer Support Specialist Certification-Required within 12 months of hire
  • Wellness of Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) certification or equivalent-Required within 12 months of hire
  • Wellness of Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Facilitator Certification or equivalent-Required within 12 months of hire
  • Drivers License-Required upon hire
  • MANDT-Required within 3 months


EQUIPMENT INFORMATION:

  • Van up to passengers 15%
  • Computer 15%

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to independently drive county vehicle, sit, walk, stand, bend & write as needed to complete duties of the job.
  • Must be able to observe client behavior/appearance, and converse with clients & coworkers.
  • Tb test required annually.
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination required.


Preferred Qualifications: 
3 years prior experience working as a Peer Recovery Specialist within a crisis setting. 
Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 
Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Please e-mail resume and cover letter to anna.davis@fairfaxcounty.gov with the subject line reading 2021 PEER SUPPORT SPECIALIST-53005064

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-21004
Salary: $23.7404 - $39.5669
Hours: 30 Hours per week; Work hours are between 8am and 5pm, Monday thru Friday.  Some evening hours expected during hypothermia season.
Location: Mondloch House Shelter, 3510 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306

Under close clinical and administrative supervision, the PATH Homeless Outreach Specialist delivers behavioral health interventions and case management services, along with skill-building supports to those served by the team.  The PATH team provides outreach and engagement services to Fairfax County residents who are homeless, mentally ill, and not adequately connected to needed services.   The individual selected for this position will be based out of the Mondloch House Shelter in the Southern part of Fairfax County offering support and case management services to individuals transitioning in/out of the shelter.  Mondloch House Shelter is an 8-bed shelter for chronically homeless, mentally ill individuals who traditionally resist admissions to emergency shelters and remain unsheltered in the community.  The shelter is operated by a local non-profit agency.  Additionally, the PATH Homeless Outreach Specialist helps prepare for and operate the Gartlan Homeless Drop-In Program twice a week in collaboration with PATH teammates.  The position is responsible for conducting community outreach to unsheltered homeless individuals and responding to community requests for specific outreach to persons deemed vulnerable by concerned citizens. 

The individual selected for the position must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to drive a car, be able to document services rendered in an electronic health record, have the willingness and ability to engage difficult to engage individuals, be able to work as part of a team or autonomously, be accepting of flexible scheduling to meet needs of homeless individuals to include night time outreach during hypothermia season, and be comfortable working with homeless individuals suffering from a serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, and medical issues.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Driver's License (Required)
  • MANDT (Required within 3 months)
  • CPR & First Aid (Required within 3 months)

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Outreach homeless individuals by vehicle and by foot in a variety of settings, including campsites in wooded areas, abandoned buildings, public sidewalks, metro stations, libraries, businesses, bus stops, and other non-traditional settings in collaboration with PATH teammates and homeless outreach partners to attempt to enroll in services.
  • Obtain appropriate documents for identification and/or the purpose of securing needed services/resources such as entitlements, medical care, and housing.
  • Once linked to services/resources, transport individuals to follow up appointments or help move them and their belongings from one location to another.
  • Work jointly with PATH teammates delivering engagement, case management, skills building, and supportive counseling services to individuals attending homeless drop-in sites or residing in emergency and hypothermia shelters.
  • Provide supportive services during PATH's homeless drop-in group at Gartlan Center twice weekly by assisting individuals obtain basic clothing, meals, access to laundry facilities and showers, and case management supports.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal and community partners in the homeless services continuum of care to support homeless, mentally ill individuals (e.g.: shelters, hospitals, jails, health department, police department, local businesses, libraries, local elected officials, landlords, SSA, food banks, and housing authority).  
  • Provide direct habilitative and rehabilitative support services to assist individuals improve or develop skills to address personal hygiene, community functioning, substance abuse refusal or harm reduction, medication management, crisis prevention, and personal safety.
  • Minimum qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, sociology, nursing or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • Experience delivering services to homeless mentally ill population
  • Experience providing outreach and engagement services 

Special Requirements:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Carlos.Estrada@Fairfaxcounty.gov 

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20013
Salary: $30.09 - $50.15*
Hours: Tue 8-4:30, Wed 8-4:30, Thu 8-4:30 and Fri 8-2:30.
Location: The Gartlan Center 8119 Holland Rd. Alexandria, Va. 22306

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) has an exciting part-time opportunity available in our Behavioral Health Outpatient (BHOP) Services Area. This treatment provider/case management position serves adults with substance dependence disorders, serious mental illness, and co-occurring disorders, who may also have developmental disabilities, and/or physical illnesses. Provides substance dependence treatment programming to include group therapy modality of treatment. Functions independently in a multidisciplinary team as primary case manager/therapist performing a comprehensive array of professional treatment services for the most acute adult behavioral health population. Case management duties include providing both outpatient and community-based care, completing urinalyses and breathalyzers, linking, monitoring, and collaborating with family and various community partners such as PCPs, Probation and Parole, court system, Department of Family Services, etc. Maintain detailed Electronic Health Records meeting state local and federal performance contract expectations. A strong commitment to program development with an approach of "nothing is impossible" is required.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience.

Certificates and Licenses Required:
Possession of a current license to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia in one of the following: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Training and/or experience providing integrated services to seriously mentally ill, substance use
  • disorder and/or co-occurring adults.
  • Strong/expert level group facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of the aging population and its issues, particularly life stage/developmental challenges common to the geriatric population.
  • Competent in crisis management.
  • Knowledge of DSM and diagnostic intake procedures.
  • Knowledge of psychotropic medication and its effects, as well as in-depth biopsychosocial history development.
  • Knowledge of CSB, county, and community resources.
  • Motivational interviewing and stages of change.
  • Knowledge of various substance abuse prevention and treatment methods/techniques.
  • Culturally competent.
  • Bilingual capability a plus. 

Physical Requirements:
Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability observe, process and
document clinical information and make clinical interventions appropriate to client need. Must be able to independently transport self and fulfill duties at other sites as needed. Work is located in general office. All duties perform with or without reasonable accommodations.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Dewayne.Mack@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-21000
Salary: $23.74 - $39.56
Hours: Thursday evening 4-12 am, Sat-Sunday hours – Possible Saturday to Sunday over night
Location: Merrifield Center

Seeking an energetic, flexible, and engaging Mental Health Technician to work in a large multidisciplinary Emergency Services serving individuals with mental health/co-occurring disorders in psychiatric crisis.  Must have strong communications skills and ability to work collaboratively across programs, agencies, and with the community to meet the needs of at risk seriously mental ill individuals.  This is an exciting opportunity to work with a program that provides specialized services such as assessment for temporary detention, evaluation for hospitalization, critical incident stress management, and short-term crisis intervention treatment in a 23-hour program.  Must be able to work with individuals of all ages with a recovery-based orientation and able to provide support and direction regarding referrals and resources within Fairfax County and the community.  

Position responsibilities include: Coordinates placement pre and post commitment hearing for hospitalization or admission to Crisis Stabilization Units; Manages all related administrative duties including record review, medical clearance documentation, providing report to receiving hospital, and care coordination with psychiatric placement facilities; Collaborates and coordinates with Crisis Intervention Specialists/Psychiatrists regarding clinical status and admissions; Answers phone calls and provides  referrals; Observes and monitors patients for high risk behaviors and assists with providing food/water and access to facilities.  Works closely with Crisis Intervention Specialists/Psychiatrists in maintaining a safe assessment setting.  Assists with inventory and supply management for the Emergency Services. 

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, sociology, nursing or a related field. First Aid and CPR certification, within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment; MANDT Certifications within six (6) months of appointment and annually thereafter; Medication Administration Assistance Certification within 90 days of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: (Optional) Undergraduate degree in counseling related field, Mental Health First Aid, CPR and First Aid

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 
Note: This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter to Stephanie.Costanza@Fairfaxcounty.gov

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-21003 
Salary: Starting hourly rate: $18.8801
Hours: 12-20 hours per week.  Some weekend hours may be required based on the need for Peer Specialists. 
Location: Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, temporarily located at 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151 

Note on 2/1/2021: This job number was changed to from ELT-CSB-20013. Please use ELT-CSB-21003 going forward.

Exciting opportunity to join state of the art multi-disciplinary team at Woodburn Place Crisis Care Program, a 16 bed, short-term residential crisis stabilization unit that serves individuals with mental illness and co-occurring disorders who are in psychiatric crisis. Services include: crisis intervention, individual, group and family counseling, case management, medication management, social and medical detoxification and linking individuals to ongoing mental health, substance use or co-occurring services.
Under supervision and direction of a Crisis Care Supervisor, this position utilizes personal experience and professional training to assist Crisis Care clients in stabilizing their psychiatric crisis and developing coping skills as indicated by the individuals’ intake assessment and service plan. This position assists the team’s primary treatment providers with the provision of comprehensive mental health assessment, treatment, rehabilitation, intensive case management, crisis intervention and stabilization, and support services to persons with serious and persistent mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Services are provided via individual and group modalities. The position requires the individual to work in a group setting within close proximity of team members and effectively communicate information with the team. 

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:
Graduation from high school or a GED issued by a state department of education;
Successful completion of 72-hour Virginia DBHDS Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Curriculum within three months of hire. Plus 4 months of experience in providing peer/recovery support services.

Peer support services (PSS) is a behavioral health model of care that provides community-based recovery services to individuals diagnosed with a mental illness of substance use disorder. PSS assist individuals in initiating and maintaining the process of recovery and resiliency to improve their health, wellness and self-care skills. PSS are provided by individuals who have lived experience with recovery from Mental Health or Substance Use Disorders and utilize this experience in provision of services. Peer Support Service is an individualized, recovery focused approach that promotes the development of wellness self-management, personal recovery, natural supports, coping skills, and self-advocacy skills and development of independent living skills for housing, employment and full community inclusion.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
Certificate of Completion of Wellness and Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) within 1 year of appointment;
WRAP Facilitator Certification within 1 year of appointment;
Certified Peer Recovery Specialist within 1 year of employment;
Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB, for positions in residential programs;
MANDT Certifications within six months of appointment and annually thereafter, for positions in CSB residential services;
First Aid and CPR certification, within 90 days of appointment and maintained throughout CSB employment, for positions in residential programs.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or nursing with a minimum of one year post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in an intensive treatment group home, hospital emergency department or psychiatric unit, community-based behavioral emergency services, and/or crisis stabilization setting.  Certified Peer Support Specialist and WRAP-facilitator.  

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

* This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.  Individuals in these positions are not eligible for County benefits.

To apply: To apply please email Woodburn Place Behavioral Health Supervisor, Samar Helmstutler at Samar.Helmstutler@fairfaxcounty.gov 

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20009
Salary: Starting at 18.0170/ hour
Hours: 24-hour residential facility, hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays.
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), Residential Treatment & Detox Services area, is hiring for Substitute Relief counselor positions to work with our co-occurring detoxification program for adults. This is a great opportunity for hands on clinical experience and professional development with the CSB. Duties include facilitating admissions, monitoring clients, documentation, transporting clients, phone screening, urine screens, crisis management and working on a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field.

Preferred Qualifications: Currently hold a CSAC-A or CSAC certification in the State of Virginia

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

To Apply: Please provide an email address, where the applicants will be sending the resumes. Submit your resume to Jason Kasper via email at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov
Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in this position are eligible for limited employee benefits (including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage) and participation in flexible spending programs, but not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20007
Salary: Starting at 18.0170/ hour
Hours: Part-time work hours will be any time between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with some evening hours

The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) team provides outreach and engagement services to Fairfax County residents who are homeless, mentally ill, and not adequately connected to needed services.  Under close clinical and administrative supervision, the PATH Homeless Outreach Specialist delivers behavioral health treatment and case management services, along with support and skill-building interventions to homeless adults who are severely mentally ill.  
 
Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Outreach homeless individuals by vehicle and by foot in a variety of settings, including campsites in wooded areas, abandoned buildings, public sidewalks, metro stations, libraries, businesses, bus stops, and other non-traditional settings in collaboration with PATH teammates and external homeless outreach partners.
  • Obtain appropriate documents for identification and/or the purpose of securing needed services/resources such as entitlements, medical care, and housing.
  • Once linked to services/resources, transport individuals to follow up appointments or help move them from one location to another.
  • In collaboration with PATH teammates, work jointly on engagement, case management, skills building, and supportive counseling services to individuals attending homeless drop-in sites or residing in emergency and hypothermia shelters.
  • Provide supportive services during PATH's homeless drop-in group at Gartlan Center twice weekly by assisting individuals obtain basic clothing, meals, access to laundry facilities and showers, and case management supports.
  • Partner and collaborate with internal and external community partners in the continuum of care to homeless, mentally ill individuals (e.g.: shelters, hospitals, jails, health department, police department, local businesses, libraries, local elected officials, landlords, SSA, food banks, and housing authority).  
  • Provide direct habilitative and rehabilitative support services to assist individuals improve or develop skills to address personal hygiene, daily community functioning, substance abuse refusal or harm reduction, medication management, crisis prevention, and maintaining personal safety while homeless.

The individual selected for the position must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to drive a car, be able to document services rendered in an electronic health record, have the willingness and ability to engage difficult to engage individuals, be able to work as part of a team or autonomously, be accepting of flexible scheduling to meet needs of homeless individuals to include night time outreach during hypothermia season, and be comfortable working with homeless individuals suffering from a serious mental illness, co-occurring substance use disorders, and medical issues.
 
Work hours for this position will be any time between 8am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, with some evening hours during hypothermia season.  Work schedule will be determined and finalized at time of hire.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual (Spanish/English); Experience working with homeless and/or mentally ill population

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.  Individuals in these positions are not eligible for County benefits.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Carlos Estrada at Carlos.Estrada@Fairfaxcounty.gov.
 

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job #: ELT-CSB-20006
Salary: Starting at $19.54/hour
Location: The Crisis Care Program at Woodburn Place, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA 20151. For more information, click here.

Hours: Hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays.

Job description: Works as part of an interdisciplinary team. Promotes quality of life for people receiving mental health, substance use disorder and developmental disabilities services in residential facilities. Our treatment philosophy is comprehensive, dynamic, integrated and recovery-based. We are currently hiring part-time non-merit substitute relief counselors to perform a wide range of counseling and therapeutic tasks such as client admissions, group and individual therapy, mental health skill building, mental health and substance use recovery development, community-based outings and activities, and promotion of wellness and physical health.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree plus significant experience working with seriously mentally ill adult consumers in either residential or inpatient hospital settings.

Special Requirements: The appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certifications Required: Certified by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Qualified Mental Health Professional – Adult (QMHP-A) within 6 months of hire.

Note: These positions are exempt and are not eligible for benefits such as health insurance, leave and retirement.

To Apply: Email your resume to Orit.Paytan@fairfaxcounty.gov

Job #: ELT-CSB-20005
Salary: $30.09-$50.15
Hours: TBD
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center Chantilly, VA 20151

The CSB is hiring a Relief Senior Clinician for its Detox and Diversion team. As part of a multidisciplinary team, this individual will serve as a clinical expert and/or primary therapist, independently performing psychiatric diagnostic assessments and multi-dimensional assessments. This Clinician will perform ongoing diagnostic and treatment evaluations to include service authorizations; and provide consumer care and treatment, including Interventions for stabilization, relapse prevention, community maintenance, adaptive behavior change, case management, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, skill building with focus on recovery from substance abuse or co-occurring disorders.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing; plus two years of clinical experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Licensed or License eligible as LCSW or LPC in Virginia

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Troy.Criser@fairfaxCounty.Gov

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer. 

Note: This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for County benefits.
 

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20003
Salary: Starts at $18.01
Hours: Hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings and holiday
Location: Residential Intensive Care Programs located in the South, Central and North County

The Residential Intensive Care (RIC) Program is currently hiring part-time, non-merit substitute relief counselors. Our treatment philosophy is comprehensive, dynamic, integrated and recovery based. The substitute relief will perform a wide range of counseling and therapeutic tasks such as case management, mental health skill building and substance use recovery development, community-based outings and activities, and promotion of wellness and physical health.

Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, or equivalent experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders.

Preferred Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of one-year post-degree experience working with adults who suffer from serious mental illness and co-occurring disorders in intensive residential treatment settings.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Certifications Required: Candidate must be eligible for certification by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Qualified Mental Health Professional – Adult (QMHP-A) upon hire.

To Apply: Please send resume to Michelle.Booth@fairfaxcounty.gov

This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for county benefits.

Agency: CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-20001
Salary: 34.6309 – 57.7183. Position qualifies for an additional stipend of $499.26 per biweekly pay period
Hours: Variable, Includes afterhours, holidays and weekends
Location: Merrifield Center-Emergency Services

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board is hiring two temporary part-time clinical psychologists to conduct comprehensive evaluations of both minors (16.1-642) and adults (37.2-815) who have been civilly detained pursuant to (16.1-640.1 or 37.2-809); and to complete independent examiner reports (adults) or qualified evaluator reports (minors) for submission to the court prior to civil commitment hearings.

Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSURES REQUIRED: 
Possession of a current license to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD/ PsyD; Knowledge and ability to apply psychological principles and methods in the diagnosis prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological problems, emotional and/or mental conditions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other professional staff members and the public. Conduct comprehensive clinical evaluations, comprehensive risk assessment and written reports; Provide psychoeducation regarding treatment needs, risk assessment, and other clinical information to client and parties involved in the involuntary detention process. Familiar with court proceeding, appear and testify as requested.

To Apply: Please contact, send resumes to Jennifer.newhard@fairfaxcounty.gov

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

*This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.  Individuals in these positions are not eligible for County benefits.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19035
Salary: Starting at 18.0170/ hour
Hours: 24-hour residential facility, hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays.
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), Residential Treatment & Detox Services area, is hiring for Substitute Relief counselor positions to work with our co-occurring detoxification program for adults. This is a great opportunity for hands on clinical experience and professional development with the CSB. Duties include facilitating admissions, monitoring clients, documentation, transporting clients, phone screening, urine screens, crisis management and working on a multidisciplinary team.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a human service field.

Preferred Qualifications: Currently hold a CSAC-A or CSAC certification in the State of Virginia

To Apply: Submit your resume to Jason Kasper via email at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are not eligible for county benefits.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
Job #: ELT-CSB-19033
Salary: Starting at 27.3154/ hr.
Hours: 24-hour residential facility, hours are on an as-needed basis and can include early mornings, late afternoons, evenings, awake overnights, weekends, and holidays. This position is emergency/ essential personnel. (Requires reporting for duty during inclement weather and/ or other emergencies) 
Location: Fairfax Detoxification Center, 4213 Walney Road, Chantilly, VA, 20151

Behavioral Health Specialist II is needed for co-occurring Detoxification program for adults. Opportunity for hands on clinical experience and professional development with the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. Duties include outreaching intoxicated clients in the community, facilitating admissions, monitoring clients, documentation, transporting clients, phone screening, urine screens, crisis management and working on a multidisciplinary team.

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.

Preferred Qualifications: Currently hold a CSAC-A or CSAC certification in the State of Virginia and/ or licensed or license eligible for licensed professional counseling (LPC) or Licensed Social Worker (LCSW)

To Apply: Submit your resume to Jason Kasper via email at Jason.Kasper@fairfaxcounty.gov

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record, a Child Protective Services Registry, a TB screen, and a Sanctions Screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: *This position may not exceed 900 hours per calendar year.  Individuals in these positions are not eligible for county benefits.

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/Assisted Community and Residential Services
Job#: ELT-CSB-16001
Salary: $18.01- $24.02 / hour (Grade S14)
Location:— 7 (4 to 6-bed) Group Homes throughout Fairfax/Annandale/ Springfield
Schedule: 17.3 or 30 hours per week; work schedules vary on an as needed basis and vary by site. Shifts may include early mornings, late evenings, or awake overnights. Candidates must be available to work weekends and holidays. Approximately 75% of the shifts are scheduled. Approximately 25% shifts are called on for immediate coverage.

The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board/ Intellectual Disability Services is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Substitute Relief Counselor to provide direct care services for group homes serving adults with intellectual and or development disabilities throughout the Fairfax/ Annandale/ and Springfield communities.

Minimum Qualifications: Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, is able to use computers and learn various programs, have a driver’s license, be able to lift 50 pounds or more, and be comfortable working with individuals in a residential setting and in the community who may have co-occurring disorders and medical issues.

Preferred Qualifications: The equivalent of two years of work experience in the human services field; a bachelor's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or another human services field is required. Work with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities in group home settings.

Special Requirements: Appointees to these positions will be required to complete a criminal background check, a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer, and must possess a valid driver’s license.

Note: 30 hour a week positions are eligible for healthcare benefits.

Selection Procedure: Panel interview.

To Apply: Send resume by email to carla.bryant@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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