Qualified Mental Health Professional

Riverside Regional Jail has an opening and is currently accepting applications for the position of Qualified Mental Health Professional.  This is a full time position with benefits.

Duties:  Provides confidential evaluations and crisis counseling as needed. Provides ongoing monitoring, support, and behavioral health support for the facility. Has knowledge of mental health concepts and some substance abuse familiarity.

Education and Experience: Applicant must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or any other human service related field. Must have knowledge of mental health and some knowledge of substance use.  Must be a QMHP or eligible for certification (if claiming eligibility for QMHP, applicant must be able to provide proper documentation), submit within the first 30-60 days of hire.  A minimum of (2) years’ experience in a jail or prison setting/corrections facility, or a private, public, and or government sector required.  Prior experience in a correctional environment preferred.

Full-Time: $61,078 – $116,487

Close Date: Open Until Filled

To apply, submit a completed Riverside Regional Jail application. An application may be obtained from the Richmond/Petersburg V.E.C., the Jail site, or by accessing our website at www.rrjva.org. Resumes may be included, but will not be considered in lieu of a completed Jail application. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For additional questions, contact the Human Resource Office at (804) 524-6600.

Riverside Regional Jail
ATTN: Human Resources Office
500 FOLAR Trail
N. Prince George, VA 23860
Phone: (804) 524-6600
Fax: (804) 524-6659

Riverside Regional Jail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer
February 14, 2024