Virginia State Government Clinical Social Worker in Petersburg, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Central State Hospital is seeking a qualified Clinical Social Worker to deliver recovery oriented and trauma informed care services. The qualified candidate will provide a full range of social work services to patients recently admitted to the hospital. The Clinical Social Worker will independently develop, implement, and maintain individualized treatment plans for patients, serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team and serve as a link between the hospital and families, community agencies and others that support the patient’s recovery. This individual will also conduct social work assessments, provide case management, identify patient’s discharge needs, collaborate with CSBs on discharge planning, establish and maintain effective working relationships with existing and potential community services providers and conduct family meetings and treatment groups.

Minimum Qualifications

The selected candidate must have at least a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Experience with case management and discharge planning is required. This candidate must be willing to work in a maximum security environment.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of mental health is desirable. Prior inpatient social work experience is preferred. Some experience with individual, group, and family therapy is also desired.

Special Requirements

An extensive criminal history background investigation, employment references and drug testing will be conducted.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Central State Hospital offers a comprehensive benefit package to include your choice of four health insurance plans, paid life insurance and retirement plans, 12 paid holidays, annual and sick leave.

Central State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics or disability.

Position will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days.

CSH is a tobacco-free campus.

Contact Information

Human Resources







Human Resource Department P. O. Box 4030 Bldg. 113 Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Working Title: Clinical Social Worker

Role Title: Counselor II - 49012

Job Open Date: 06/19/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $42,496 to commensurate with experience

Agency: Central State Hospital (703)

Agency Website:

Location: Petersburg - 730

Position Number: 00211

Job Posting Number: 1025995

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 04