Below you will find our current openings. Inquiries regarding these positions can be directed to our HR Coordinator, Ronit Peikes. Please email Ronit Peikes with your resume and cover letter to be considered for one of these positions. Be sure to specify which position you are applying for.
Due to the volume of inquiries and applications received, we are unable to respond to every application individually. If we are interested in more information or setting up an interview, we will reach out to you directly.
Recovery Support Specialist (On-Call)
Please email Peter Robichaux directly if interested in this position.
Turning Point seeks multiple individuals to serve as On-Call Recovery Support Specialists (Peer Counselors) in our innovative Living Room program. Recovery Support Specialists must self-identify as current or previous consumers of mental health services, as well as have comfort with self-disclosure in both private and public settings regarding their mental health challenges and recovery.
The Recovery Support Specialist works in the Living Room, providing support and interventions to help manage crises of guests of the Living Room. This position requires some flexibility with one’s work schedule and must be available to work during Living Room hours, currently Monday through Friday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. The Living Room is a nonclinical alternative to a Hospital Emergency Department for people experiencing acute psychiatric crisis.
- Minimum one year experience offering recovery support to and working with population of people struggling with issues of mental health/substance use preferred but not required.
- Must self-identify as a past or present consumer of mental health services.
- Must be at least 21 years of age and have a minimum education attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, thus qualifying to work an MHP (Mental Health Professional) –a job title as defined by Medicaid.
- Cannot be current or previous recipient of services at Turning Point
- Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Certification a plus
- Ability to lift up to 10 Lbs.
To apply, please email resume and letter of interest/cover letter to Peter Robichaux.
**This is an on-call position, and does not have regularly scheduled hours. A training schedule will be set upon hire, but there is no minimum guaranteed hours on an ongoing basis.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Adult)
Please email Ronit Peikes directly if interested in this position.
Turning Point seeks a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a contract position, 14 hours per week. The APN will see Adult patients for psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring and consultation, as well as provide after hours coverage to manage medication-related crises.
This is a contract position with an hourly rate, and candidates must provide proof that they hold a malpractice insurance policy.
Residential and Adult Case Managers
Turning Point seeks Bachelor's level individuals to serve as full-time Residential and Adult Case Managers in our scattered site residential program. This is a 40-hour per week position.
As part of the Residential and Adult Case Management team, this position works with clients to maintain/gain their independence and reach a higher level of functioning. This is done by providing direct services including but not limited to: assessing client's individual case management needs, developing a treatment plan, assisting clients to obtain benefits, linking clients to providers (therapist, psychiatrist, dentist, PCP, etc.), developing a monthly budget, helping clients maintain their apartment, and providing client support in their community.
This position requires travel, including a valid driver's license, and time spent in the community with clients.
1. Minimum Bachelor's degree in Human Services or Social Sciences related field
2. Must possess valid Driver's License and current vehicle insurance
3. Strong verbal and written communication skills
4. Models professional behavior for staff
5. Must be able to lift 10 pounds
6. Working knowledge of securing IDHS entitlements/benefits adn community resources a plus.
Interested candidates for this position should send a resume and cover letter to Dr. Noy Frial at email@example.com.
Turning Point is seeking to hire a full-time Scheduler. The Scheduler is responsible for scheduling clients for appointments with therapists and doctors, as well as helping to staff our reception desk and performing other clerical duties.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to Rayna Trayanova at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.