• Mental Health Therapist

    Posted: 03/27/2022

    • Clinical
    •  Fairview Heights, IL, USA
    •  Salary
    •  Full Time

     Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance; Health Savings Account; Retirement Plan; Employee Assistance Program; Paid Health, Vacation & Personal Time; Paid Holidays; Paid Parental Leave; Paid Short Term Disability

    Hoyleton Youth and Family Services is looking to hire a full-time Mental Health Therapist for our administrative offices located in Fairview Heights, IL. Are you ready to take your career in human services to the next level with a well-respected human services organization that has been serving southern Illinois for over 125 years?


    In addition to a competitive salary based on experience, this counseling position in human services is eligible for a full range of benefits including:

    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Health savings account (HSA)
    • 403(b) retirement plan
    • Paid holidays
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Employer paid short term disability
    • Employer paid parental leave
    • Life insurance
    • Continuing education
    • Fun, celebratory culture with a yearly employee retreat

    Currently, we are also offering a sign-on bonus with the signing of a one-year retention agreement that would be paid out in 3 installments - one with the first paycheck, one at 90 days, and one at 6 months.


    If this sounds like the right opportunity in social work for you, apply today!



    We are a faith-based organization, founded upon the social justice heritage of the United Church of Christ. Since our founding in 1895, we have grown to be one of southern Illinois' leaders in providing emotional and mental health services for every stage of youth and family development. We offer a wide variety of programs, including foster care, counseling, residential, and community programs. Our mission is to enable all people, young and old alike, to realize the wholeness of life that God intends.


    Our team of professionals is energized daily because they have the opportunity to bring positive change to someone's life. In fact, "changing lives" is in everyone's job description. We also offer competitive payexcellent benefits, and positive work culture.



    As a Mental Health Therapist, you assist in providing mental health services and advocacy for families both within and outside of the agency. Using evidence-based practices and a variety of therapeutic approaches, you provide individual and group therapy to children, adults, couples, and families in an office or community setting. You complete bio-psycho-social assessments and develop treatment goals with the client and their guardian. As needed, you participate in clinical case staffing and provide crisis intervention.


    Collaboratively, you work with other professionals as a part of a care team. You also collaborate with external agencies and families to coordinate appropriate services that support the client's mental health and overall stability. You ensure proper billing for self-pay and insured clients. You participate in utilization reviews (URs) of clinical files and make sure that all insurance and Medicaid requirements are met. Conscientiously, you keep all documentation in order. You find providing counseling to youth and families in a constructive environment to be highly rewarding!


    • Master's degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or another related human services field
    • Knowledge about evidence-based practices and a variety of treatment modalities used with the population we serve
    • Understanding and appreciation of multiculturalism
    • Ability and willingness to complete the children and residential experiences (CARE) and therapeutic crisis intervention (TCI) training
    • Valid driver's license and proof of insurance

    A licensed clinical social work (LCSW) or licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) is preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Do you thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative multidisciplinary team environment? Can you show compassion and empathy while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries? Do you have strong organizational and time management skills? Do you have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written? Are you patient, respectful, tactful, and calm under pressure? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? If so, you might just be perfect for this Mental Health Therapist position!



    This full-time social work position typically works 40-hour weeks on Monday - Friday.


    If you feel that you would be right for this social work job in mental health counseling, please complete our initial 3-minute mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!