Jewish Family Services of Western New York
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

5 - 6 weeks of PTO, 13 Holidays, Generous Health Insurance (BCBS) plan, 401k, Life Insurance and LTD

JFS is seeking an innovative Mental Health Therapist to join our exceptional mental health team in our outpatient clinic.

  • Are you passionate about assisting clients to overcome the challenges of everyday life?
  • Can you work effectively with people of diverse cultures, ages, and economic backgrounds?
  • Does your toolkit include evidence-based, trauma-focused, and systemic interventions utilized to provide therapy to individuals diagnosed with a broad range of psychiatric disorders?

If so, you may be perfect for this position. At JFS, our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth.


Your rewarding career as a Mental Health Therapist is founded upon providing the tools necessary for our clients to develop a strong sense of self, emotional strength, healthy relationships, and good communication skills. Your education and experience coupled with your patient demeanor will assist you in providing unparalleled psychotherapy and counseling for the individuals we work with. From the completion of comprehensive assessments to implementing therapy methods, you have a profound impact on our clients' progress and the quality of their lives.


  • Master's degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling
  • LMSW or LMHC required, LCSW Preferred
  • Experience utilizing evidence-based therapeutic techniques
  • Organized and able to balance a varied caseload
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Computer proficiency and ability to effectively utilize medical record systems


For more than 150 years, our agency has been committed to providing high-quality health and social services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." Our broad range of services is available to all individuals regardless of religious affiliation, ethnicity, race, culture, or gender. In every service area offered, we focus on client-directed treatment of the whole self.

We rely on our top-notch clinical team to help those we serve find greater happiness and peace in their lives. This is why, in addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages the sharing of ideas and empowering of our employees.


This position offers a competitive salary of 49- 52K for LMSW/LMHC, $57K for LCSW, and $60 for LCSW-R. We offer great benefits including 5-6 weeks of accrued PTO and 13+ paid holidays, excellent health insurance options, a 401k plan, life insurance and a performance-based bonus opportunity. Additionally, this position is eligible for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

Our work week totals 35 hours with the office closing at 2:00 pm on Fridays. We are open Monday - Friday and are closed weekends and all major holidays to allow our staff to enjoy a family-work life balance and there is no on-call.

Our administrative offices are conveniently located off of Delaware Avenue with free parking. This position requires evidence of having received the Covid-19 vaccination and requires an OMH background check, reliable vehicle, a clean driver's license and required liability insurance levels of 100/300K.

If you are a Licensed Mental Health Provider seeking a rewarding career where you can make a difference in people's lives, apply today. We look forward to meeting you!

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