Recruitment #23-121-4099

Job Description

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services (MHSADS) is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Case Manager.

This full-time position is a member of the Case Management Program and will provide targeted case management services to youth and adults with serious emotional disturbance and serious mental illness, individuals with a substance use disorder and/or who are dually diagnosed with substance use and mental health disorder. Targeted Case Management is an intensive, community based service occurring within the individual's natural settings including their home.

Must have knowledge, experience and skills in:

  • supporting individuals with substance use disorders and/or mental illness;
  • conducting comprehensive psycho-social assessments utilizing ASAM criteria;
  • provision of case management services;
  • assessing an individual's strengths and needs;
  • developing and implementing a recovery oriented treatment plan;
  • linking individuals to requested services and supports while promoting individual choice;
  • working as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to include psychiatrists, therapists, family members and other community service providers;
  • facilitating intra-agency and interagency coordination;
  • facilitating client-centered team meetings;
  • monitoring service delivery;
  • working with multidisciplinary teams including specialty court dockets
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, strong organizational abilities, and proficiency in electronic health records and operating software programs is required.

Hiring salary is commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or a related field. Minimum of three (3) years related professional experience in the provision of mental health, substance abuse and/or case management services. QMHP-A and QMHP-C eligible.


  • Master's degree;
  • bilingual (Spanish) highly desirable.

Special Requirements

Work schedule requires the flexibility to include evening hours. Office locations include the Leesburg and Eastern Loudoun Centers.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing pre-employment background check to include fingerprinting, credit, NCIC, DMV and TB test. Must have a good driving record and a valid driver's license in Virginia or regional state of residence.