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Residential Counselors

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services, a trauma-informed psychiatric residential treatment Facility located in Jarratt, Virginia, seeks positive role models to work directly with children and young adults ages 11 to 21. The Residential Counselor is responsible for role-modeling healthy behavior and teaching life skills while implementing trauma-informed treatment practices. This is a full-time position.

Qualified applicants must possess the availability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays. Flexibility is a must. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or other Human Services field is preferred, a High School Diploma/GED is required. Starting pay ranges from $15.00/hr. to $17.00/hr. depending upon experience and credentials. $1.00/hr. Shift Differential is paid for week-day evening shift. $1.50/hr. Shift Differential is paid for first and second shifts on Saturday and Sunday. JFBHS also pays time and a half overtime for any hours worked over forty in a workweek.

A $1,000.00 Retention Bonus is paid after 12 months of full-time employment.

Applicants with corrections or mental health experience are encouraged to apply.

Compensation package includes 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance. JFBHS’ pays employees $415.00/month towards their Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance. JFBHS’ also provides a Matching Contribution to employees’ 401(k) Retirement Plan Accounts. JFBHS is a Drug Free Workplace. Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening. EOE. Positions open until filled.


E-mail cover letter and resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services

Attn: Chris Thompson

Job # 2021-21


Fax: (434) 634-6237