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Northern Rivers Family  Services
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • Schenectady, NY
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Social Worker/Mental Health Counselor, Residential - Schenectady

This clinical position is responsible for providing assessments and therapeutic services for the youth in our care residentially and their families using differential treatment modalities. While work is primarily performed in the office setting, some work is also completed in the home. The Clinician works closely with the Case Managers as well as the child, family, legal guardian, psychiatrist, nurse, psychologist, educators, child care staff, and other providers toward achieving permanency for the youth.  

This position qualifies for a $2,000 sign-on bonus (payable in two parts). With access to benefits including intensive paid training and continuing education, extensive paid time off, and a supportive, nurturing environment, Northern Rivers is the best place to continue your rewarding career in Human Services. This position also offers training in evidence-based models and practice.  


Minimum Qualifications:  

·Master's Degree in Social Work, counseling, psychology, or related human services area required  

·Related experience preferred  

·Professional licensure preferred: LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, or LMFT; if candidate does not currently have licensure they must have an MSW and intend on earning licensure within a few months or be an MHC close to obtaining licensure (supervision is provided by an LCSW)  

·Requires a valid, clean driver's license  


Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. 

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.