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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineFebruary 11, 2021
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary Range$80,000


Our client, The Virginia Home (TVH), is seeking a full time Director of Social Services and Admissions for planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing the Social Services Department in accordance with current existing federal, state & local standards, as well as established facility policies and procedures, to ensure that the medically-related emotional and social needs of the resident are met/maintained on an individual basis. This supervisory position acts to meet those needs through individual and group social services programming. The Director is an integral part of the admission process as well as discharge process/planning. Reports to the Executive VP/COO.

For over one hundred years, the TVH has provided compassionate and professional residential care to adult Virginians with irreversible physical disabilities, ensuring that their lifelong comfort and security will never be compromised regardless of ability to pay. The Home remains the only facility of its kind in Virginia, a unique model for residential care of adults with disabilities “Living with Courage & Grace.”

Centrally located in Richmond, VA overlooking the beautiful William Byrd Park, TVH offers a friendly, collaborative work environment, higher staffing levels for residents and the opportunity to have a positive impact on their mission! Learn more at our website.

Summary of Job Responsibilities

  • For Social Services responsible for monitoring the resident’s mental and psycho-social needs and to provide the services to meet these needs in order to attain or maintain the highest practical level of physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being
  • For Admissions responsible for facilitating the admission process for the psychosocial health of all residents, determining admission acceptance, and resident assessments. The Director is the community appointed resident advocate for all residents and is responsible for ensuring community practices are in residents’ best interest
  • Supervises two direct reports
  • Perform cross over responsibilities for social services and admissions
  • Completes additional responsibilities related to the success of TVH, as needed

Key Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities

  • Master’s degree in social work (MSW) highly desirable; a combination of education, certification and experience will be considered
  • Minimum 5 years of long-term care experience in all aspects of social services and discharge planning, or a related field; some team lead or supervisory experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, and electronic communication and electronic medical records programs (e.g., Point Click Care (PCC)),
  • Communicates in English, both verbally and in writing, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to perform the tasks required
  • Exhibits tact, diplomacy and compassion
  • Organized and able to handle multiple priorities with strong attention to detail and initiative
  • Demonstrates a confident and positive attitude and enjoys interfacing with residents and staff
  • Builds relationships and generates trust at every level including among colleagues, staff, residents and families
  • Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday with some special events; this full-time role is not a telecommuting opportunity; minimal travel
  • All Virginia Home employees must provide verification of TST (tuberculin skin test) as required by state law and are required to pass a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package including health, dental, life insurance, paid time off and 403(b) savings plans!

APPLY by sending your resume and salary requirements. This position will remain open until filled.

EOE M/F/D/V on behalf of our client, Warren Whitney, reserves the right to alter, change, modify, and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.