Established community mental health center in Skokie, IL seeks a clinician to serve as a Full-Time Emergency Services Worker. This is a 40-hour per week position providing crisis stabilization services to clients who reach out to Turning Point’s 24-hour crisis line during daytime business hours. The EST therapist also carries an individual caseload and provides therapy to agency clients of all ages (child, adolescent and adult). Required to work 5 days a week, including 1 evening until 8 pm, Fridays from 9-4, and at least 4 mornings per week beginning at 9 am.
There is no required after-hours or weekend work in this position.
Established in 1969, Turning Point serves diverse communities throughout metropolitan Chicago. We provide outpatient individual and group therapy for all ages, psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring, case management, and a residential living program. Turning Point has consistently been awarded the highest rating from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Turning Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Culturally Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a minimum educational attainment of a master's degree in Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or a related field.
Applicants must have experience in managing psychiatric crises and be able to demonstrate that knowledge with concrete examples.
The position is a 40 hour per week position, with one evening required until 8 pm. This position has on-call responsibilities, during regular business hours, Monday-Thursday 9-5 and Fridays 9-4.
To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest/cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 4, 2017.
Additional Salary Information: Salary offered at hire is based on experience and licensure.