Intensive In-Home Counselor

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Job Code: WBS-476
Department: Mental & Behavioral Health
Location: VA - Chase City
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: Bachelors Degree

Job Description:

Do you have the heart, desire and passion along with the knowledge, skills and abilities it takes to help children, families and individuals who are struggling with behavioral or mental health disorders? Are you a team player, understanding the holistic approach and the importance of communication and collaboration? Do you want to become part of an organization that cares about your personal and professional growth?   If you have answered YES to these three questions, then we should have a conversation!

Since our inception in 1992, Family Preservation Services (FPS) of Virginia has been a leader and innovator in the development of community-based services here in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FPS of Virginia currently operates 30 office sites, each designed to meet the unique needs of each community through the integration and use of evidence based and trauma-informed practices. With more than 900 employees servicing more than 3,000 individuals and families each year, FPS is the largest private provider of community based services in Virginia.

As a leader in the area of mental health and behavioral health services, Family Preservation Services of Virginia, with the support and collective expertise of our global parent company, Pathways by Molina, will continue our commitment to promoting positive change in the individuals, families and communities we impact each day.

One of the most rewarding jobs in the world is helping to preserve one’s family.  As an Intensive In-Home Specialist your goal is to support and develop family structure and prevent children from an “out of home” placement, or in some cases support a family and child that may be transitioning back into their home.  You will use your education, training and skills to implement proper therapeutic interventions, offer parent skills training, and serve as a liaison, advocate, and coordinator of other service offerings that will better the child and family’s chances for ongoing success in the home.

This position does require a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends and crisis response to our clients. Are you ready to help us create healthy communities, create healthier families?

Qualifications: In order to successfully apply for this position; you must, at a minimum, be registered as a Qualified Mental Health Professional - Children (QMHP-C) through the Virginia Department of Health Professionals. Please visit this link for more information, https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Counseling/QHMPapplicants.htm.

Family Preservations Services is committed to creating the best possible work environment for our team members and offers the following total rewards package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision including a Health Savings Account
  • Health, Dependent and Transportation Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Basic and Optional Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
  • 401 K with employer contribution (100% for the first 4% contributed)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (buy stock at a 15% discount)
  • Training, Development and Continuing Education Credits for licensure requirements
  • Opportunities for advancement! As we grow, you grow with us!
  • Pathways or any of its subsidiaries does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Pathways is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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