Employment Opportunities

Applications are accepted for posted positions only.

When applying, please specify the position title and the department under which the position is listed with a cover letter indicating the position for which you are applying and shift if applicable, and preferred status (full-time; part time; and /or sub/flex).

You may email your resume to hr@barryrobinson.org, fax to 757-965-9546 or apply in person. All new hires will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation which includes fingerprinting. (EOE/Drug Free Workplace)

As an employee of The Barry Robinson Center you may be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package depending on your position and employment status. The following benefits may be available to you: Health Insurance options through Optimal, Dental Insurance through Delta Dental, Paid Annual Leave (PAL), 403(b) retirement plan with a generous company match, Sick leave, Company paid Life Insurance, Company paid Long term disability/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Holiday incentive pay and Entertainment discounts.


Posting Date: November 25, 2015

Team Leader – (Adolescent Boys)

» Team Leader – (Adolescent Boys)
Team Leader will assist the Unit Manager in clinical management of residential program providing supervision to Residential Counselors responsible for the direct care of residents. This position requires 1 shift team leader supervisory duties every other week in addition to direct-care responsibilities in our Residential Adolescent Boys Program mostly in the Evening. Requires supervision of staff, treatment planning, staffing reports, assistance in MD medical rounds, and assistance in communication process with multi-disciplinary team members & outside agencies. Must possess strong leadership, problem solving, communication and team-building skills. Must be able to function independently with minimum supervision. Day/evening rotation every other weekend.  Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field and 2 years professional experience working with children; 1 year must be CRF; or High school diploma or GED with 5 years professional experience working with children; 2 years must be CRF; or A combination of education and experience approved by the lead regulatory authority. (Full-time)

Family Therapist (Licensed Preferred)

»Family Therapist (Licensed Preferred)
Family Therapist needed immediately. Current license in VA as LCSW, LMFT, LPC or LCP by the Department of Health Regulatory Board strongly preferred, but will accept License Eligible Clinician. Must be able to perform complex diagnostic clinical planning and therapy including individual, administration, as well as participate on all treatment team activities.

Must be experienced with treating severely emotionally disturbed children or adolescents with demonstrated expertise providing services. One (1) year experience treating children ages 6-12 preferred. Master’s degree in a human service curriculum (i.e. social work, psychology or counseling) and 3-4 years of progressively responsible clinical and clinical administrative experience. (Full time)

Floor Tech/Janitor

» Floor Tech
Immediate opening for a dependable Floor Tech to work with minimum supervision for the main facility to provide carpet care, floor care and general cleaning. Must demonstrate ability to follow directions.  Must be able to lift/push a minimum of 25-30 pounds and have one to two years of experience in the housekeeping field.  Rotating weekends. (Full-Time)


» Special Education Teacher
Responsibilities include providing education services, assessing student progress, managing student behavior, participating on multi-disciplinary team and providing required documentation. Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field required. Two (2) or more years of teaching experience preferred. Experience working with high school special education students preferred. Must hold a VA license in Special Education. (Full-time)

Community Living Programs/Foster Care Programs

» Foster Care Case Worker
Therapeutic Foster Care has an immediate opening for a case worker to provide case management for children and families. Responsibilities include monitoring and supervising foster care placements, treatment planning, response to crisis on-call, linking clients to community resources/services to ensure continued stability in the community and home. Completion of home study re-evaluations is also required. Must be able to maintain flexible schedule. A baccalaureate degree in social work or Human Services related field and 1 (one) year of experience in providing casework services to children and families; or in any field plus 2 (two) years of experience in providing casework services to children and families. (Full-time)

» Community Living Programs Director
This position requires a minimum of 4 years’ experience in providing casework services to children and their families with 2 of those years in a Child-Placing Agency. At least 1 year of experience as an administrator or supervisor of casework services is required. Requires a Doctor’s or Master’s degree in social work from a University accredited by the Council on Social Work Education or a Master’s in Psychology, Sociology, Special Education or Counseling. Duties include supervision of staff, case management and back-up consultation to on-call staff. This person works closely with and reports to the Director of Community Based Services and works with a team of professionals who provide this position support in the areas of Foster Care Recruitment, Medical Records, Utilization Review, Training and Personnel. Compensation based on experience and qualifications. (Full-time)

 Utilization Case Manager – Clinical

» Clinical Utilization Case Manager
Clinical Utilization Case Manager will provide a supportive clinical link between the clinical team, the Center and external case management companies to support justification and documentation of clinical care.  The Clinical Utilization Case Manager reviews and collates information necessary to support clinical service delivery, maintains accurate and detailed case management records as required by regulatory agencies and managed care companies, and collects and evaluates data necessary to continually improve the quality of care provided. Minimum caseload of 20 patients. Active RN licensure required.  BA or BS in a Human Services field preferred with 1 year clinical experience in a medical setting.  Working knowledge of MS Office suite required.  (Full-time)

Counselors – Residential

» Residential Counselor
Residential Counselors provide direct care to our youth to ensure safety and protection of their human rights in accordance with agency policies and procedures. Counselors guide clients to develop necessary skills through role modeling and build therapeutic relationships with clients. Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field and six (6) months experience working with emotionally disturbed children preferred, but High School diploma + six (6) months experience is a minimum. Current DMV transcript of less than 30 days old will be required at time of interview. Every other weekend and every other holiday required. (Full-time) (Part-time) (Sub/Flex)


» Charge Nurses
Registered nurse as Charge Nurse needed for the 12 bed residential dorms for children and adolescents. Candidate will provide selected nursing care for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents within the framework of the nursing process and TJC guidelines, the Human Rights Plan and established policies and procedures of the Center per assigned shift. Duties may include admissions, discharges, triage, MD rounds, staffings, medication administration, assessment, de-escalation, therapeutic communication, intervention specific to presenting problem e.g. anxiety, anger, etc. Psychiatric nursing experience preferred. Minimum qualifications include: a graduate of accredited school of nursing; and current status as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia required. Day, evening and night shift, includes every other weekend and every other holiday. (Full-time) (Part-time)


Application Requirements

Applicants should be prepared to meet the following requirements when applying for a job vacancy
at The Barry Robinson Center.

When called in for an interview, a current DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Driving History Transcript of less than 30 days old MUST be obtained and submitted AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW.  If you recently surrendered or still possess an out-of-state drivers license, please obtain the out-of-state driving record from the applicable state authority.  In addition, all other documentation such as educational verification (copy of transcripts and Diploma) and any original license/ certification required for a position must be presented at the time of interview.

When you arrive for an interview:

  •  Complete the Center’s Application for Employment form. Attach a recent resume with cover letter if available.
  •  Complete a Child Protective Services (CPS) Request for Search of the Central Registry and Release of Information form.
  •  Review the job description for the position for which you are applying.
  •  Review and sign the Job Description Review Acknowledgement form.

All applicants for the following classifications ~ new employee, volunteer, contractual provider, and intern must submit to an extensive criminal background investigation upon interview.

Background checks include:

  • Child Protective Services investigation
  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Criminal history investigation which includes fingerprint checks through: State Police, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI)

Be prepared to complete criminal background investigation documents and be fingerprinted following completion of your interview or return the next day.

If offered a job, new employees must submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the US Department of Justice INS. ID’s required on 1st day of employment.

The Barry Robinson Center processes payroll using the banking method of direct-deposit.  New employees should be prepared on first day of orientation with bank account number, cancelled check or deposit slip.