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 Cortland and Madison 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 Counseling Services
Attn: Human Resources
165 Main Street, Suite A
Cortland, NY 13045

Current Openings

Behavioral Health Counselor – Cortland DSS Collaborative Project

New Opportunity! Family & Children’s Counseling Services in partnership with the Cortland County Department of Social Services has a new opportunity 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 psychoeducation 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!

Prevention Specialist – Cortland – 2 Positions Available!

New Opportunity! Love kids and want to provide programming to empower our youth? Cortland Prevention Resources, a division of Family Counseling Services, is seeking a Prevention Specialist to join our team in Cortland, New York. Duties: Provide programming to educate the community and schools about the risk and protective factors associated with addiction, substance abuse and related social problems . Together with the Prevention staff, establish, coordinate and implement Evidence Based Programming working with youth of all ages in schools and in the Cortland County community. Promote supportive communities and healthy development for children, adolescents and young adults. Full-time position. Some non-traditional, evening and week-end hours are required. Driver’s license and dependable transportation essential. Regular travel within Cortland County is expected and regional travel 2-3 times per year may be required.Great benefits and professional work environment! Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field with two years’ experience working in school setting with elementary students preferred. Associate degree in related field with minimum of two years’ experience working in school setting with elementary students considered. Good communication and organizational skills a must. Supervision provided. Competitive salary and benefits.

Chemical Dependency Counselor/CASAC – Oneida

We are seeking an experienced chemical dependency counselor to join our team of talented and dedicated healthcare professionals at our outpatient chemical dependency clinic in Oneida, NY. Duties: Provide counseling, individual and group sessions, assessments and case planning. One evening per week required. Preferred candidates: Qualified Health Professionals including LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed professional. Experience preferred. Supervision provided. Full-time positions only. Competitive salary and benefits. Excellent benefits package.  Sign on bonus!

Registered Nurse – Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic  – Binghamton

New Opportunity! We have a new position available for an experienced RN to provide nursing and case coordination services in our Binghamton NY clinic.  Duties include:  Health care coordination and education; maintain electronic case records; assist practitioners with clinical appointments including intake, vitals, medication refill support, pre-authorizations, administer injectable medications and treatment planning. Additional duties as required.  Preferred candidates: Licensed and currently registered to practice as RN in NYS.  Prefer experience in office /clinic setting and some behavioral healthcare. Able to pass all pre-employment background checks and screenings. Competitive salary and benefits.

Behavioral Health Counselors – Binghamton and Cortland

We have opportunities for experienced behavioral health counselors for  full-time,12 month positions in our licensed mental health clinics in Binghamton and Cortland. 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!

Substance Abuse/Addictions Counselor – Mobile Outreach – Cortland and Herkimer Counties

We are hiring for brand new mobile outreach teams in Cortland AND Herkimer counties!  We need an experienced and skilled counselor to provide community-based assessments, brief interventions, ongoing treatment and referrals as well as network with other community agencies. Supervision and additional training provided. Preferred Candidates: LCSW, LMSW, LMHC, LMFT, CASAC or other licensed disciplines. Experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates. Competitive salary and benefits. 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!