Careers

NEW SIGN-ON BONUS FOR CLINICAL POSITIONS!  FCS is excited to offer a $500 sign-on bonus to newly hired clinical staff who successfully complete their probationary period; the bonus will be awarded at the six-month anniversary.  Additional longevity bonuses available at the one year ($500) and two year ($1,000) anniversaries!

Join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals!

We are seeking clinicians with a strong knowledge of trauma recovery and experience working with children and families.

Click here to view current openings.

Family Counseling Services welcomes employment inquiries from individuals who have an interest in working in behavioral health care and prevention services. We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental and life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plan, and more. In many cases, employees are eligible for loan forgiveness programs.

Positions may become available at any time within our service area of Broome, Cortland, Herkimer, Madison and Tioga counties. Skills, work experiences or education that are of particular interest to us include:

    • NY Licensed Master Social Worker
    • NY Licensed Clinical Social Worker
    • Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor
    • Volunteer Mentors for Youth

If you are interested in applying for one of our programs, please download our Employment Application, and submit your completed application, cover letter and resume to one of the following:

jobs@fcscortland.org

Fax: (607) 753-0286

Family & Children’s Counseling Services
Attn: Human Resources
165 Main Street, Suite A
Cortland, NY 13045

Current Openings

Behavioral Health Counselor – Madison County DSS Collaborative Project

Family & Children’s Counseling Services in partnership with the Madison County DSS has a new opportunities (one per county) for an experienced clinician to work collaboratively with Child Protective Services staff.  Duties and responsibilities include: develop knowledge specific to Child Protective Services (CPS) process and requirements; accompany CPS caseworkers in the field to provide direct consultation with CPS caseworkers and families regarding the benefits of behavioral health services; provide screening for adults and/or children, to offer early identification of behavioral health needs utilizing standard assessment tools; provide brief interventions directly to families, alleviating areas of concern and enhancing safety where appropriate; provide clinical assessments and documentation to inform CPS of recommendations related to behavioral health treatment; and for plans of safe care; develop knowledge specific to community resources within the local district, making referrals for identified children and/or adults who may benefit from ongoing services, and serving as liaison to behavioral health service providers; provide psycho-education and training to parents; provide formal education and training to the local district child welfare staff at least twice per year.  Qualifications: Must be licensed in the state of NY, with preference given to LCSW and special consideration for CASAC applicants. One year related professional experience with trauma-informed care and chemical dependency is preferred. The Behavioral Health Clinician will be provided office space at DSS. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.  SIGN-ON BONUS!