Project LINK Case Manager

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on June 27, 2024
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Project LINK Case Manager

If you are interested in providing gender-specific treatment services for women of child-bearing age and their children, Project LINK is for you!

The goal at Project LINK is to engage parents in needed services and improve outcomes for newborns and families. Project Link has targeted treatment opportunities specifically for women using substances. They offer trauma informed treatment, case management, connections to other treatment providers, and specific programming to cut down on barrier to treatment. Project Link case managers will submit for Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) credential supervision and co-facilitate substance abuse disorder (SUD) groups.

Case Managers in Project LINK are responsible for engaging women in individualized services, education, assessment and discharge planning services. Case Managers outreach clients through home visits to engage absent clients, assess safety of parent and child, and intervene when clients are in crisis. The parents may have emotional and/or substance abuse issues and have difficulty accessing needed medical, psychiatric, social, educational, vocational, and other supports essential for living in the community and meeting their basic needs.

Entry Level Pay: $19.81/hour. Additional compensation commensurate with experience.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in an acceptable human services field.
  • Experience: One year of experience working with individuals with substance abuse disorder, or with co-occurring diagnoses of substance use disorder and mental illness; or a Board of Counseling Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or CSAC-Assistant under supervision.
  • Licensure/Certifications: Have CSAC or be CSAC eligible
  • Safe Driving Record: Candidates must have an unrestricted driver's license and a good driving record (no more than two moving violations in the last three years AND no criminal violations in the last five years).
  • Background Check: Candidates who are offered a position are required to undergo a background check and drug screen.
Why work at BRBH?
  • See the Difference: Each day you will spend time providing support for women and their families to live in the community.
  • Great co-workers: Our staff work hard and support each other in a team atmosphere.
  • Day schedule: The schedule is Monday - Friday, day shift.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 21 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day, plus 8 paid holidays!
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information: http://www.brbh.org/employee-benefits/
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders. BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. BRBH maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.