Clinical Therapist (3 Positions)
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Erie Neighborhood House, a community-building agency empowering Chicago’s low-income and immigrant families, and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society is seeking experienced, bilingual professionals to serve as a Clinical Therapist. The basic functions are to provide comprehensive assessments, counseling and crisis intervention for participants that experience extensive amounts of trauma while providing clinical support.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helps maintain counseling and mental health support services for participants experiencing trauma.
  • Responsible for providing professional psychotherapeutic services using evidence-based practices and psychosocial support to individuals and families.
  • Responsible for keeping clear communication with participants, and being mindful of their needs when scheduling them.
  • Conducts assessments, crisis intervention and follow-up services.
  • Provides treatment planning, safety planning and case management for children, youth and families.
  • Responsible for making ethically and educated decisions when providing mental health support to participants.
  • Provide and complete needed documentation for clients and program.
  • Travels between Erie sites and partnering agencies when needed to provide direct services.
  • Attends school meetings, and home visits for participants as needed.
  • Makes referrals to other supportive agencies as appropriate.
  • Assists with developing, facilitating and evaluating therapy groups, providing guidance and support to facilitators as needed.
  • Provide clinical and reflective supervision of graduate level interns.
  • Responsible for data collection, program evaluation and timely reporting on direct services and referrals completed.
  • Represents Erie Neighborhood House to the public and participates in community      meetings/events.
  • Attends monthly department, all staff, funder and other required meetings.
  • Attend professional development applicable to field and population being served on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide In House training to staff, interns, partnering agencies when needed
  • Performs other duties as required.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Masters in Social Work or Counseling; at least 2 years’ experience in the social work or counseling field; LCSW or LCPC preferred.
  • 40 hour Domestic Violence Training Certificate
  • Familiarity with domestic violence, community violence, child abuse, mental health obstacles
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with fluency in both English and Spanish
  • Knowledge and appreciation of cultural issues and differences.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility and ability to work evening and weekend hours as necessary. 
  • Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and  challenges of a diverse group of participants. 
Requirements
  • Masters in Social Work or Counseling; at least 2 years’ experience in the social work or counseling field; LCSW or LCPC preferred.
  • 40 hour Domestic Violence Training Certificate
  • Familiarity with domestic violence, community violence, child abuse, mental health obstacles
  • Strong organizational and effective time management skills 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with fluency in both      English and Spanish
  • Knowledge and appreciation of cultural issues and differences.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Flexibility and ability to work evening and weekend hours as necessary. 
  • Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and  challenges of a diverse group of participants.

TEAM MEMBER BENEFITS 

  • Compensation of  $47,000-$57,000 based on experience  and qualifications
  • Work / life integration 
    • Generous paid time off  

(examples below for full-time employment) 

  • 12 accrued sick days per year 
  • 3 personal days 
  • Paid birthday off 
  • 8 paid holidays, including Juneteenth 
  • In addition to  above paid holidays, paid week off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day 
  • Vacation 
    • Year 1 = 8 days 
    • Year 2 = 13 days 
    • Year 3 + = 20 days 
  • Access to alternative and flexible work schedules and personal leave, where possible 
  • Two-weeks fully paid Parental Leave, for eligible employees  
  • Time off for school conferences and activities as well as bereavement leave 
  • Professional Development 
    • Employer-sponsored learning and development programs 
    • Paid day off annually for personal professional development  
    • Tuition Assistance & Debt Relief Program, as budget allows 
    • DEI Council-sponsored education and engagement series  
  • Wellness support 
    • Employer-sponsored health, dental, and vision insurance 
    • Employer-paid life insurance 
    • Voluntary life and AD&D and shot and long-term disability 
    • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical, vision and dependent care 
    • 403b with employer match 
    • Employee Assistance Program 
    • Yoga, Zumba and Book Club, when onsite 

Un ion / Exempt 


Erie Neighborhood House is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us at hr@eriehouse.org


NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE!

MUST BE A MEMBER OF AFSCME OR JOIN AFTER 30 DAYS

ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

RECOGNIZED BY DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE; 

UNITED WAY MEMBER

Salary Description
$47,000-57,000 based on experience