Behavioral Health Therapist

2488 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458, USA Req #1708
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Make a bigger difference
Behavioral Health Therapist
At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:
 
  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here.  Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live. 
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision towards licensure, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.
  • This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!
 
How you can make a bigger difference: 
 
Youth Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) services are focused on improving the significant challenges experienced by youth due to mental illness or serious emotional disturbance. The Youth ACT Team is a multi-disciplinary team and works together to provide family-driven, youth-guided and developmentally appropriate services to address the needs of youth within the family, school, medical, behavioral, psychosocial and community domains. 

Based in the Fordham area of the Bronx, NY the Youth ACT Team’s Licensed Behavioral Health Therapist works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment and support services to families and youth, ages 10 to 21, who have significant behavioral health needs and who are at risk of entering, or returning home from high end services. The role involves 
  •  providing highly-individualized supports focused on clinical treatment, family education and skills development in their homes and communities 
     
  •  collaborating closely with other service providers and systems with which the family interacts.  

This a field position with work related travel reimbursement, a hybrid flexible schedule that includes at least one late night per week and rotating on-call coverage.    

Qualifications:
 
  • Licensure (LMSW, LCSW, LMFT, LCAT) in a Behavioral Health or related field
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in providing direct services to children with serious emotional disturbance and their families
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • Frequent travel throughout the assigned borough (Bronx); infrequent travel throughout NYC

 If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:
 
  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans 
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities 
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation 
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program  
  • Life and disability insurance 
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee
  • This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!
 
Who we are:
 
The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Misc Professionals
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
Location on Google Maps
  • 2488 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10458, USA