Virginia Family Services - Newport News, VA3.3

Part-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $52,000 a year
Virginia Family Services (VFS) is a private behavioral health company. VFS firmly believes in person centered approaches, promoting healthy outcomes, training and development. Are you seeing growth opportunities? Do you have a passion for helping those in crisis? Are you fulfilled by helping families in need of assistance? If this is you, apply today! VFS is the place for you!

Males are encourage to apply

Competitive Pay!
Flexible Work Schedule!
VFS is currently seeking a Community Support Specialist III . This position will provide individualized support and guidance to assist with daily life challenges.

CSS III can render services in the following programs:
Mental Health Skills-Building Services (MHSS)-provides adult supportive services, daily living skills training, medication management assistance, independent living skills, community service coordination, healthy relationship support establishing daily routine, budgeting assistance, social skills training, and coping skills training.

Intensive In-Home (IIH)- assist youth between ages 5-21 who are experiencing mental, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

CSS III education and experience requirements:
Relevant experience for this position is defined by VFS as: Experience providing services in a community or facility setting, preparing clinical documentation (daily, quarterly and progress notes) and assisting individuals with meeting their personal goals and objectives.

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Psychology, Social Work or related approved Human Services field AND one (1) year of relevant experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (not inclusive)

Ability to complete required documentation within deadlines

Demonstrated assessment and counseling skills (risk, suicidal, crisis intervention & diagnostic)

Ability to respond appropriately to aggressive behaviors with least restrictive interventions

Strong written and spoken communication skills

Proficient personal computer operations skills including Word, Excel

Previous case management and documentation related experience

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Must meet VA DBHDS qualifications for QMHP-C

VFS is an equal opportunity employer. We offer health, vision, dental insurance and more! Apply today to learn more. Turn your passion into your career today!