Bilingual Outpatient Counselor

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Counselor/Therapist Job Number: 6177

Job Description

We are assisting a community mental health agency serving Wheeling and Buffalo Grove, IL in its search for a full-time master’s level Bilingual Therapist. The role will provide counseling services to individuals, groups, families, and community members. 
  • Provide individual, group, and family counseling using a trauma-informed and evidence-based approach.
  • Perform comprehensive intake, assessments, treatment planning, and diagnosis for new clients.
  • Maintain clear and concise client files with trauma-informed documentation of treatment efforts.
  • Enter required reports, case notes, and other appropriate information into the billing database on time.
  •  Collaborate with team members for case management, program planning, and program development.
  • Master’s degree in human services field. (Required)
  • Dependent Licensure or plans to become licensed as LSW, LPC, or MFT
  • Ability to read, write, and speak in Spanish and English(Required)
  • Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance. (Required)
  • Cultural competency with both clients and peers including but not limited to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work evening and/or weekend hours if needed to fulfill job responsibilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the capacity to handle sensitive and confidential situations with care.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience working with youth and adults in areas of family conflict, substance abuse, and other behavioral health issues with a range of low to high-risk symptoms. (Preferred)
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Hybrid schedule
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan assistance as eligible
  • PTO
  • Retirement Plan
  • 403(b)
Please apply on-line or email your resume to


Meet Your Recruiter

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.
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