Recruitment #23-126-4276


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 currently seeking an energetic and dynamic mental health clinician for the position of Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Clinician.

This position will provide assertive community treatment services to adults with serious mental illnesses, and/or co-occurring substance use disorders. The ACT team serves individuals throughout Loudoun County and is responsible to respond with treatment interventions in non-clinic based settings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assessment, treatment planning, crisis intervention, care management and supportive counseling; and interagency consultation and coordination of treatment services.
  • Maintains all clinical records and documentation according to federal, state and agency policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to function as a member of a busy, mobile clinical team utilizing advanced clinical skills.
  • Will be required to transport individuals in program vehicles.
  • Clinicians support 24/7/365 response for those supported by the ACT team with: advanced clinical skill, creative problem solving, flexibility in rapidly changing demands for service, and a collaborative approach to those supported while in crisis.

Selected candidates will be provided opportunities and supervision resources to obtain and maintain professional licensure as LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LCP. Selected candidates will also receive training and supervision for certification from Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) as a Certified Preadmission Prescreening Clinician.

Hiring salary commensurate with experience.

Job Requirements

  • Master's degree in a field eligible for professional licensure as: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP); or other licensure where permitted and one (1) year of professional experience working with individuals who have a mental health and/or substance use diagnosis.
  • Bilingual (Spanish-speaking) and multilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

Special Requirements

  • Must be fitted for N-95 (or similar) mask to safely provide on-site services as needed
  • Must be able to provide behavioral health services remotely using appropriate technological support and according to professional standards
  • Schedules include: days, evenings, overnights, weekends, holidays, and County closures.
  • May include on call responsibilities and compensation will be provided.
  • Meet local standards for certification as a co-occurring disorder (COD) specialist preferred.

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.

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