Recruitment #20-A1-0069


Are you a passionate individual, committed to helping others? Do you enjoy being an advocate for the individuals you support? It is our mission to connect individuals and their families with person-centered, recovery-oriented services and supports in partnership with the Loudoun community.

Job Description

The Department of Mental Health Substance Abuse and Developmental Services is seeking a dedicated, team-oriented candidate for the full-time position of Program Manager, Residential Services. We are seeking an innovative leader whose values are consistent with the organizational values of integrity, dedication, and collaboration and who can take the lead in building independence and community connections for the people receiving services and developing sound therapeutic practices and excellence in program operations.

The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of mental health, substance abuse, and developmental issues as well the ability to develop and maintain meaningful working relationships with the team, and other community agents. The practice of leadership is imperative, and an increasing and ongoing knowledge of State Licensure and Medicaid requirements is expected. Job duties include quality assurance activities, staff supervision and scheduling, medication monitoring, recruitment responsibilities, and ongoing staff development.

The Program Manager takes the lead in developing treatment plans, and working collaboratively with the entire residential services system to ensure services and practices are consistent with state, local, and federal guidelines, while providing services that are person-centered, strength-based, and recovery-oriented.

The hours are varied and may include daytime, evenings, occasional weekends, and a rotating Manager-on-duty schedule.

Job Requirements

• Combination of education and experience equivalent to Master's degree in social work, psychology, or related field and two (2) years of directly related experience • Supervisory experience and experience in supporting people with disabilities • Ability to work directly with individuals with disabilities, their families and other programs and agencies • Proficiency in operating software programs, including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and Anasazi/Citrix

Special Requirements

  • Licensed Mental Health Professional preferred.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of criminal background, driving record check, credit check and TB test. Must have a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.


Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave
  • Sick leave
  • Annual Paid Holidays
  • Group Health Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education and Career Development