Clinical Supervisor
NSO header

About the Position:

The Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is seeking a self-motivated person to run a new and promising program within a correctional environment. This is a full time position.

Duties of this position include:

  • Provide direct supervision of all employees within the defined program. This may include but not limited to time and performance management including disciplinary / corrective actions.
  • Create strategic plans for the program and creates processes and procedures to attain the goals of the plan. Sets operational goals and objectives for the program.
  • Conducts pre-screening of potential inmates, caregivers and minor children for consideration of participation within the program.
  • Lead group classes for both incarcerated parents and the caregiver / minor children.
  • Coordinate with medical contractor representatives and jail staff on issues with participating inmates that have been identified with mental health or substance abuse problems.
  • Monitor program utilization, measurable outcomes and any other statistical reporting through observations, clinical chart review and computerized data systems as available.
  • Responsible for coordinating the transfer of inmates from the jail to contact visit locations.
  • Maintain effective communication with the respective courts and other partner stake holders as it pertains to the program and its participants.
  • Assures compliance with agency policies and procedures regarding the proper maintenance of participant records to include documentation, treatment planning, service referral and access.
  • Ensures adherence to confidentially provisions through chart reviews / sweeps, monthly supervision and direct observation of activities of assigned staff / programs.
  • Performs other duties as needed by the program, upper management and the as assigned by the Sheriff

Employment with the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all required pre-employment screening checks. Criminal background check results are reviewed and analyzed in accordance with applicable law and all appropriate factors are considered, including the nature and gravity of the offense(s), the amount of time that has passed since the commission of the offense(s), the relationship between the offense(s) and the job being sought, operating contract requirements and factors required by state law.


  • Formal Education / Knowledge: Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through six (6) years of college resulting in a Master’s Degree in a Human Service field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Experience: Five (5) years of clinical experience in a management and/or administrative role.
  • Certifications and Other Requirements: Must have a valid Virginia or North Carolina driver’s license (depending upon residency). Must be certified or certifiable in Basic First Aid and CPR.
  • Reading: Work requires the ability to read forms, documents and manuals used by the Norfolk Sheriff's Office.
  • Math: Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Writing: Work requires the ability to write general and technical reports, letters and correspondence on behalf of the program.
  • Managerial: Responsibilities include managing multiple tasks and coordinating subordinate activities.
  • Budget Responsibility: Maintains program budgets and provides reports to designated members of the NSO staff.
  • Supervisory / Organizational Control: Work requires managing and monitoring work performance by directing staff, evaluating objectives and effectiveness of staff, establishing goals and priorities, and aligning work and assignments as necessary.
  • Complexity: Work requires a broad knowledge in a defined specialty area.
  • Interpersonal / Human Relations Skills: Contacts others within the organization. These contacts may involve similar work units or departments within the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office which may be involved in decision making or providing approval or decision making authority for purchases or projects. Works with individuals outside NSO who may belong to professional or peer organizations. Vendors and suppliers may also be called upon for information on purchases, supplies or products.


Automatic Disqualifiers:

The following will cause the processing of the applicant to be immediately discontinued:

Criminal Record:

  1. Conviction of any felony
  2. Conviction of driving while intoxicated or under the influence of a controlled substance (within 3 years)
  3. Conviction of any charge of domestic assault or violence against a family member
  4. Conviction of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude (i.e., larceny, embezzlement, perjury, etc.)

Driving Record:

  1. Current driver’s license suspension
  2. Driver’s license suspension within the last 12 months.
  3. Conviction of a misdemeanor hit and run
  4. Extensive traffic violation convictions exceeding minus five (-5) DMV demerit points

Drug Usage:

  1. Use of heroin, cocaine, or illegal hallucinogen within the past 5 years
  2. Use of heroin by injection at any time
  3. Any substantiated illegal act, other than use (i.e., sale, manufacture, etc.) of any narcotic, controlled substance, or dangerous drug, as defined by State and Federal Law, except marijuana
  4. Use of marijuana or hashish within the past 12 months prior to submitting your application, or any time thereafter

Click HERE to submit applications

hampton roads best place
V3 2

Get In Touch

  • 811 E. City Hall Avenue
    Norfolk, VA 23510

  • (757) 664-4700

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.