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.
Turning Point Behavioral health Care Center appreciates the opportunity to provide services to its diverse community, including people of color, low-income and financially insecure, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ individuals. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities and other marginalized communities to join our staff to better serve our clients. Turning Point makes hiring decisions without regard to any person’s race, color, sex, creed, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, military discharge status, disability, source of income, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.
Established in 1969, Turning Point serves diverse communities throughout metropolitan Chicago. We provide outpatient individual and group therapy for all ages, case management, and a residential living program for a diverse client base. Turning Point is conveniently located close to public transportation. 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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Salary offered at hire is based on experience and licensure.