Driver Virginia Southern VA Mental Health Inst Danville

Title Driver
Date 28 October 2020
Company Virginia Southern VA Mental Health Inst
City Danville

Short Description :

The client by State vehicle to the site of the 48hour pass, ensure the client is settled at the site, and return to the facility Driving record must be in good standing The driver will also provide assistance for the transfer or discharge ,…

Full Description :


SVMHI is seeking a driver to provide safe transport of clients receiving services to and from destinations related to community transition. The primary duty of the position will be to transport clients who are on 48-hour passes to locations outside of our service area. The driver will transport the client by State vehicle to the site of the 48-hour pass, ensure the client is settled at the site, and return to the facility. The driver will travel back to the site to transport the client back to SVMHI, ensuring that the client arrives back at the facility when the 48-hour pass ends. A Social Worker or a designated alternate SVMHI staff member will serve as an escort during the both transports. The driver will also provide assistance for the transfer or discharge of clients to another facility or residence as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Valid Virginia driver’s license is required. Driving record must be in good standing.

Candidate must have positive communication skills.

Candidate must have basic computer skills.

Candidate must have good map reading skills and/or competence in using a GPS to be able to plan for and arrive at required locations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with individuals diagnosed with mental illness, personality disorders, or substance abuse disorders is preferred.

Special Requirements

The successful applicant must pass a criminal history fingerprint background investigation, CPS search, drug screening test and employment reference checks.

Special Instructions to Applicants

For consideration, interested applicants must apply online, completing the Employment Equity Initiative Application (EEIA) in its entirety. Applications should include relevant work history, contact information for current and previous employers, reasons for leaving all prior employment and explanations for any periods of unemployment. A resume may also be included with your submission. However, emailed, faxed, and hand-delivered applications and/or resumes will not be accepted. Completed applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date listed above.

SVMHI is a smoke and vape-free facility in all buildings and outside facility grounds.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 434-799-6220 for assistance. Minorities, individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY

Name Human Resources
Phone (434) 799-6220
Fax No faxed applications accepted
Email No emailed applications accepted

382 Taylor Drive, Danville, VA 24541

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