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

Social Worker- Sexual Abuse Treatment Program– Binghamton

New Opportunity! The Sexual Abuse Treatment Program at the Family & Children’s Counseling Services is seeking a dedicated licensed social worker. The program is known statewide for its work with children with problematic sexual behaviors. This position offers extensive training (including evidenced-based treatment) and the potential for trauma-based certification. Therapists in this program work closely together in a team environment.  Duties include: individual, family and group work with child victims of sexual abuse and their families as well as, therapeutic interventions with offending populations. The position will be split between Binghamton and Owego locations. Candidate requirements: minimal LMSW, preferred LSCW/LCSW-R.  Sign-On Bonus Available!

CD/MH Dual Disorder Counselor – Binghamton

New Opportunity! We are seeking an experienced CD/MH Dual Disorder Counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals.  This is a new full-time opportunity at our outpatient clinic in Binghamton, NY.  Duties: Individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients. One evening per week; flexible scheduling.  Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or other licensed professionals. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.  Sign-On Bonus Available!

Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland and Madison DSS Collaborative Project

New Opportunity! Family & Children’s Counseling Services in partnership with the Cortland County Department of Social Services (DSS) and 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!

Chemical Dependency Counselor – CASAC – Cortland

We are seeking an experienced Behavioral Health Counselor for a new full-time opportunity at our outpatient clinic in Cortland, NY.  Duties: individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients.  One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or other licensed professionals. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time positions only.  Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment. Sign on bonus!

Behavioral Health Counselor- Chemical Dependency Unit- Cortland

We are seeking an experienced full-time Behavior Health Counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals in our Chemical Dependency Unit in Cortland, NY.  Duties include: individual and group based clinical work, primarily working with adult clients. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, or other licensed professionals. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time positions only. Competitive salary and benefits. Professional work environment.  Sign on bonus!

Care Provider – Family Homes for the Elderly – Broome County

Do you enjoy helping others? Would you like to earn tax free income by providing housing and personal care assistance in your own private home? Then you might be a perfect provider for our Family Homes for the Elderly program! To Qualify: You must live in Broome County and own your own home, not rent. You cannot work outside the home (unless you receive special permission from DSS prior to being approved). You must have an outside source of income. This income can come from a spouse/partner, family member that lives with you whose income is used to support the household, Social Security benefits, or pension. Public Assistance or unemployment are not considered income and would be lost upon participation in this program.You must submit to a criminal background check. Additional Information: Each client must have their own private bedroom and allowed access to the shared living areas of the house. You will be monetarily compensated $1,255 per client per month (maximum 2 clients) AND the income is considered non-taxable. You receive respite time paid by the Agency.  Responsibilities Include: Provide assistance with personal care, provide meals, monitor medications, maintain accurate and up-to-date health records for each client, ensure clients have transportation to medical appointments (can include calling for a Medicaid taxi or BC Lift), provide general supervision for safety and oversight, and be available 22 hours per day.  If you are interested in becoming a provider for the Family Homes for the Elderly or would like more information about the program, please call (607) 296-7108 or (607) 296-7072. 

Behavioral Health Counselors – Binghamton

We have opportunities for experienced behavioral health counselors for  full-time,12 month positions in our licensed mental health clinic in Binghamton. Duties include: Individual and group based clinical work with children, adults and families. One evening per week; flexible scheduling. Competitive salary, great benefits and professional work environment. Supervision and additional training provided. Preferred Candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT or other licensed disciplines. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!

School-Based Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland and Broome Counties

Join our school-based team! Opportunity available for 10, 11, or 12 month positions in licensed mental health satellite clinics in Cortland County and Broome County. Duties include: Provide counseling, assessments and case planning for children and their family members. Supervision provided. Preferred candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT; must be licensed (or permit eligible) in NYS. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Competitive salary and benefits.  SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE!