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Community Based Licensed Clinician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-849541
    • Job Location: Liverpool, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 20, 2023
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Earn $59,000 - $70,000/annually based on level of education, 3 weeks of vacation, Hybrid work schedule, 10 calendar holidays (including 1 floating holiday), 24 hours personal time, and up to 80 sick days. Supervision available for licensure!


Share our commitment to helping children, youth and families build strong/life changing relationships and avoid hospitalization or placement. Bring your experience, compassion, and energy to the team and make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and families!

Cayuga Centers is seeking clinicians / therapists / counselors who are passionate about strengths-based, youth-and family-centered work. As a member of our innovative Children and Family Treatment and Support Services team you will provide services that are designed to offer goal-directed support and solution-focused interventions to address challenges associated with behavioral health needs through the Other Licensed Professional (OLP) function within CFTSS.

Clinicians provide clinical services to children and families in the home and/or community to help achieve stability and improvement in daily living and family and interpersonal relationships in school and community integration. This program provides ample opportunities to expand your application and experience of assessment, evaluation, and evidence based practice while supporting program growth within the agency and community.

Does this sound like it interests you? We’d love for you to join our team in helping children and families create safe, happy and healthy environments.

Schedule: We are looking for an applicant who is willing to work a flexible schedule that suits the youth and family needs. This is a full-time, 40 hour a week position that will require evening and possibly weekend hours.

How you get to use your skills…..

  • Demonstrate your areas of clinical strength by implementing a variety of therapeutic interventions/modalities in your practice.
  • Apply and develop your clinical assessment and evaluation skills.
  • Establish a leadership role within the team as the clinical guide to treatment planning.
  • Become a primary support in helping children/youth and families respond and intervene to crises.
  • Utilize a strengths-based and trauma informed practice to help families recognize and work through issues that have been identified.
  • Enhance the functioning of youth and their families while helping them build stronger relationships for their future.
  • Demonstrate an inclusive practice both in the office and in the field to support a diverse and accepting culture
  • Contribute to a multidisciplinary team that shares your passion for children and families.

    Experience and Skills:

    • NYS licensed clinical degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy or Mental Health Counseling and/or Limited Permit with 2 years experience in strength-based family and children’s services

    • Experience working with children and families in a community-based or "in-home" setting

    • Excellent communication, organizational and collaboration skills

    • A strong belief in the capacity of people to grow and change

    • Possess the knowledge, skills, and attitude needed to appreciate and encourage diversity, an understand the concept of cultural trauma as it applies to individual and family functioning

    • Knowledge and experience in assessment based treatment planning and formulating clinical diagnoses and/or impressions

    • Ability to engage families who may have been unsuccessful in clinic settings

    • Ability to have flexibility in hours worked both routinely, so as to meet children and families when they are available, and occasionally, in response to crises which may occur at any hour of any day.



    • Driving to and from appointments and activities as assigned.

    • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, completing computerized documentation.

    • Lifting of Agency fil books - weighing approximately 6-8 lbs each - 5 inch binders. File in them as needed, including sorting paperwork, hole punching, opening and closing of binder rings.

    • Completing paperwork, such as copying and stapling.

    • Sitting for extended periods of time.

    • Walking distances.

    • Walking up and down stairs inside/outside.


    As a full time benefits position, staff are eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.