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.
Please note that all employees of Turning Point are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Full-Time Therapist and Dedicated Assessor
Turning Point seeks Clinician to serve as Therapist and Dedicated Assessors for our Open Access program. Evening hours will be required. Weekly schedule of hours will be structured around the program hours for Open Access, including at least one evening until 8 pm.
Clinician will carry a diverse caseload of clients, and will also have dedicated shifts weekly working in our innovative Open Access program. As a Dedicated Assessor, clinician will meet with new clients interested in services, complete their initial IM+CANS assessment, and make recommendations regarding case assignment if they are not able to continue working with them individually. The Clinician and Dedicated Assessor will be a member of the agency's Intake team and will participate in both Intake team supervision and weekly case assignment meetings.
To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest/cover letter to [email protected].
Turning Point seeks an individual to fill the position of Compliance Coordinator. This is a 40 hour per week position that performs a variety of work involving assisting the Compliance and Staff Development Officer with management of quality performance/improvement and compliance tasks. The Compliance Coordinator is responsible for scheduling QPI meetings and overseeing completion of QPI tasks, assisting with development and revision of procedures in response to changes from CARF or other regulatory bodies, and serving as a resource for personnel regarding quality performance/improvement and compliance issues. The Compliance Coordinator also provides direct service to clients, and may either be a master's level or licensed clinician.
To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Turning Point seeks Clinician to serve as Full Time Therapist. Therapists provide outpatient therapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, as well as having the opportunity to run groups within our Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Transitions, and Outpatient Groups programs. Required to work at least one evening during the week until 8 pm, with additional evening hours available as well if desired.
1. Must have minimum educational attainment of Master’s degree in field of Social Work, Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Psychology from an accredited program.
2. Must have experience working in a clinical setting, providing direct services to clients.
3. Must possess clinical licensure, or be in the process of working towards hours for licensure examination. Must complete licensure exam and attain clinical licensure within 6 months of attaining required hours.
4. Must be able to lift 10 pounds.
To apply, please email resume and letter of interest/cover letter to [email protected].
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Turning Point Behavioral Health Care Center seeks two Clinicians to serve as a Full Time Child and Adolescent Therapists. Therapists provide outpatient therapy to a diverse caseload of individuals, couples and families, as well as having the opportunity to run groups within our Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Transitions, and Outpatient Groups programs. A clinician with knowledge and experience working with families from a systemic perspective is highly preferred. Required to work at least three evenings during the week until 8 pm, with additional evening hours available as well if desired.
Per the Governor's order, all employees at Turning Point must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
At this time, work continues to be conducted remotely. Clinicians are welcome to come into the building and conduct telehealth sessions from our Skokie office. Eventually, full-time clinicians will be required to work from the office a minimum of two days per week.
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.
Interested parties should email their resume and cover letter to Ronit Peikes, HR Director.
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, currently Sunday through Saturday from 12-8 pm. *Weekend availability is a requirement for this role.*
Crisis Workers (24/7 shifts)
Turning Point is excited to announce it is growing its crisis services capacity. This growth will happen over time and be built upon the strong foundation of our current Living Room and Emergency Services Team. The program will actively engage people in community settings with the goal of making our agency services and supports accessible to anyone, anywhere and anytime. Staff of this program will be part of a team that will design, implement and maintain new collaborations with community stakeholders, such as first responders, local public services, and other non-profit organizations. Salary range for all positions is $35,000-$58,000 annually. Signing bonus is offered to all hires (including internal hires).
All positions require proof of COVID vaccination, maintaining a valid Driver’s License, and the function of this program will be 24 hours per day/365 days per year, so all candidates must be willing to work night, holiday, and weekend shifts as scheduled. Overnight coverage will be scheduled on rotation.
Crisis Workers – Direct service staff of the Community Support and The Living Room Program Team. Positions are filled by people with either clinical training, lived experience, or both. The CSTLR Program is a 24/7/365 (including holidays) service, therefore scheduled hours will vary from the scheduled open hours of the Turning Point Adult Outpatient Center. Active duty and on-call coverage will include day, evening and overnight shifts, seven days a week. Mobile crisis response (MCR), or performing crisis care in community settings, will be done in staff dyads following established agency protocol that maximizes employee and customer safety. Liaison work with community stakeholders and partners is also a desired activity of the job. Other duties as assigned by the direct supervisor.
Interested candidates should provide a resume and cover letter, specifying what position they are applying for to Ronit Peikes, Human Resources Director at [email protected]
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.