Below you will find our current openings. Inquiries regarding these positions can be directed to our HR Director, 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.
Full-Time LCSW Therapist (posted 9/10/2020)
Turning Point seeks Clinician to serve as Full Time LCSW Therapist. Therapist must possess current LCSW license in the state of Illinois. Therapists provide outpatient therapy to individuals, couples and families, as well as having the opportunity to run groups within our Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Transitions, and Outpatient Groups programs. Individual in this position will also have the opportunity to provide clinical supervision to staff and student interns. Required to work at least one evening during the week until 8 pm, with additional evening hours available as well if desired.
We strongly encourage BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color) and LGBTQIA candidates with a commitment to working with diverse and marginalized identities as we strive to meet the needs of our clients.
Applicants must have a valid Illinois LCSW for this role.
To apply, please email resume and letter of interest/cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 16, 2020.
Recovery Support Specialist
Turning Point is seeking Recovery Support Specialists (Peer Counselors) for our innovative Living Room program. The Living Room is a nonclinical alternative to a Hospital Emergency Department for people experiencing acute psychiatric crisis. 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, expanding to Sunday through Saturday from 12:00pm to 8:00pm. **Evening and weekend availability are required for this role.**
Part time rate of pay for this role is $16/hour; full time rate of pay is $32,000 annually. Candidates for this position must have minimum educational achievement of either a Bachelor's degree, or a certification of CRSS or CADC issued by IAOADAPCA.
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.