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Welcome applicants! Focus Behavioral Health Services, LLC want you to make an informed decision about joining our team of professionals. We hope you will review all employment options, available positions, employment screening requirements, member benefits, and all information related to the services we provide. If you are still interested we encourage you to contact a recruiter for our agency or fill out our employee application and forward it to our office.


Depending upon the position you are applying for, interested applicants must review job postings and minimum job qualifications. At a minimum, employees must be at least 21 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or high school equivalency. You will find that many positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University as well as post-graduate experience with the populations you would be serving. If you are interested in a Therapy position you must have a License or Provisional License by a North Carolina Licensing Board – i.e. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Additions Specialist (LCAS), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), etc. You must be eligible to enroll with the North Carolina Medicaid and/or Medicare systems. Provisionally licensed therapists and board eligible counselors may also apply. If you are not enrolled with NC Medicaid, we will assist you in this process.


  • Comprehensive Clinical Assessments

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Outpatient Child / Adolescent / Family Therapy (Individual, Group)

  • Medication Monitoring and Management

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

  • Residential Level III (ages 11 to 18)

  • Residential Level II (ages 13 to 18)

  • Intensive In-Home Services

  • Child/Adolescent Day Treatment (ages 5 to 18)


We are recognized as a highly professional agency that offers comprehensive clinical treatment to children and families that desperately need a caring and nurturing continuum of care.


We like our employees to take ownership of their jobs. This is more than a J-O-B! We feel that each employee is part of a team and each employee has a voice in their TEAM! We strongly encourage an environment and culture that supports a, “Team Approach” – this reinforces the provision of quality services to children and families. Our Local Leadership Team Meets monthly and Individual Program Staff meet regularly (up to once weekly) to discuss program quality improvement projects, clinical cases and for staff to receive both clinical and administrative supervision.
We also provide Clinical Learning Forums on all levels of programming at a minimum of monthly. This helps our teams stay connected and assists them in handling barriers and challenges our teams face on a day-to-day basis. It is inevitable that from time to time there will be conflict within the agency and/or with members on a team. We are very supportive of having open dialogue even when we all may disagree. Our Team Culture requires that all members of a team talk openly and honestly. After all, isn’t this what we expect from the children and families we serve? We cannot expect anything less from those that will be serving them.
It is common that you will be interviewed by a team, as teams within our agency often times recommend almost all of the final hires within the agency. Expect after the initial screening to be called in for a face-to-face interview with members of Leadership. If you are hired, then you too may become part of a team that helps recruit and hire new members. We are proud of the fact that our agency experiences very little turnover.


  • TB Screening

  • State Criminal Background Check

  • NC Health Care Registry Check

  • State Drivers License Check

  • Sex Offender Registry Check

If you have not lived in the State of North Carolina for the past 5 years – you will also be required to submit to a Federal Background Check (which involves fingerprinting)

If you will be transporting clients in your personal vehicle you must show proof of adequate automobile insurance coverage.

Failure to disclose any past criminal activity may result in immediate dismissal from Focus Behavioral Health Services, LLC


  • Energetic and thriving culture

  • Very flexible and laid back environment

  • Promote a culture of accountability and trust

  • Professional Training and Development

  • Living in the beautiful foothills of Western North Carolina


  • 401(k)

  • Vacation Leave – 1 to 3 weeks of Vacation Leave depending on years of service

  • Sick Leave – 48 hours annually

  • Holiday Pay for hourly staff at 1.5 x your hourly rate

  • Bereavement Leave – up to three days for death of an immediate family member (parent, spouse, child, sibling, grandparent)

  • Flex – Time – (dependent upon certain positions)

  • Health Insurance

  • Life Insurance - $20,000

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • May have secondary employment if no conflict of interest is present

  • Paid Training up to 80+ hours initially and up to 40+ hours annually thereafter

  • Cell Phone (for some positions)

  • Lap Tops (for some positions)

  • Mileage Reimbursement (for some positions)

  • Opportunity to earn Employee of the month (EOM) & Employee of the year (EOY) – which entitles the winner to a $25.00 check for EOM and $100.00 check and 8 hours off with pay for EOY. Nominations are made by your co-workers and supervisors.

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