Mental Health Clinician

$38,250 yearly
  • Gateway-Longview, Inc.
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Sep 10, 2021
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Starting Salary: $38,250

**Offers above the base are dependent on relevant experience

Department within Gateway Longview: Children & Family Treatment and Support Services

As a Community Based Mental Health Clinician with Gateway Longview, you will use your clinical experience to provide therapy, counseling, and crisis intervention in an in-home/community setting for children and their families.

Communication and collaboration will be your keys to success.

As a Mental Health Clinician, you should expect to:

  • Assist children and their family to identify behavioral strengths and service needs through a comprehensive evaluation
  • Create and establish a diagnosis and treatment plan that meets medical necessity
  • Work collaboratively with the child and family system of care

An ideal Mental Health Clinician will...

  • Be an effective relationship builder
  • Be detail oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Have the ability to work independently and be an enthusiastic team player

Non-negotiable – if you are applying you MUST:

  • Be a licensed professional (LCSW, LCSW-R, LMHC, LMFT) with a Master’s Degree in human services or related field and minimum 2 years’ experience providing therapy to children
  • Have a valid NYS Driver’s License and your own vehicle with adequate insurance and registration
  • Have ability to communicate with a diverse caseload of clients from a variety of backgrounds
  • Have the flexibility to work evenings and weekends
  • Have an unwavering ability to demonstrate Gateway Longview’s mission and core values effectively with clients, families, other staff and community contacts from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds

Your benefits may include:

  • A generous time off package, including 11 holidays and 28 days of personal time annually
  • Up to a 90% contribution toward medical & dental health insurance
  • Up to a 3.5% contribution to your Retirement Savings Plan
  • Tuition assistance and/or loan-forgiveness (a federal program)

Gateway Longview cares for over 3,600 children and families annually from across Western New York through Behavioral Health Services, Community-Based Services, Residential Treatment Services, and Special Education Services.As a not-for-profit agency, Gateway Longview is committed to working together to protect, to give hope, and to enrich the lives of every child and family served.

For a more in-depth description of this position, along with benefits offered by Gateway Longview, you can visit