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Available Positions

Available Positions at Sinnissippi Centers, Inc.

Interested in making a difference every day?  We’d love to meet you! 

Our organization is trauma-sensitive.  We welcome staff who are looking to work in an environment that embraces these concepts.

Sinnissippi Centers, Inc., is a community based behavioral healthcare center that has provided quality care to the Illinois residents of Carroll, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties since 1966. Sinnissippi is a fully accredited behavioral healthcare agency by The Joint Commission. We’re committed to bringing passionate and professional individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunities below and submit your application.

Last Reviewed/Updated: March 13, 2020

Area Office Clinical Supervisor/ LCSW/LCPC

We hold our staff to high standards of excellence and are looking for someone who is up to the challenge of fostering a commitment to quality in all levels of the organization. Our staff are energetic and motivated and ready for your leadership.

In this position you would be providing supervision to our Sterling, IL area office consisting of 6-7 clinical staff. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, this position carries a caseload and performs client services as well. Occasional emergency work and after hours/on call (for additional compensation) is also a part of this position.

Qualified candidates will have behavioral health treatment experience with a variety of diagnoses and ages. SUPR/MRO experience is very beneficial.

Position requires LCSW/LCPC and supervisory experience.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: Area Office Supervisor LCSW/LCPC

Clinical Supervisor / Behavioral Health

Are you looking to do meaningful work that makes an impact in the lives of others? Are you interested in a professional atmosphere where you can continue to grow and learn new skills? If so, then Sinnissippi Centers has the position for you!

In this position you would be providing supervision to our Dixon, IL area office clinical staff. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, this position does carry a caseload and client services as well. Emergency work and after hours on call (for additional compensation) is also a part of this job.

Qualifications: Candidates will have behavioral health treatment experience with a variety of diagnoses and ages. SUPR/MRO experience is very beneficial. Position requires LCSW/LCPC and supervisory experience.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: Clinical Supervisor/Behavioral Health Posting

CST Supervisor / QMHP

Use your leadership skills to help guide one of our newest programs!

A Community Support Team aims to decrease hospitalization and crisis episodes for adults with behavioral health concerns and to increase community functioning by attaining recovery goals. This is an intensive level of service program in which at least 60% of services must be provided in the natural setting. This position would function as the Clinician and Supervisor for the team of 3-4 staff.

The ideal candidate would be able to apply a trauma sensitive, collaborative approach to clients’ recovery. We use an electronic medical record so computer skills are a must.

Can you see yourself in this role? We’d love to meet you!

Qualifications: Requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work or related field. Candidate must meet the requirements of a Qualified Mental Health Practitioner (QMHP) as defined by the State of Illinois.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: CST Supervisor / QMHP

CST Recovery Support Specialist

A Community Support Team aims to decrease hospitalization and crisis episodes for adults with behavioral health concerns and to increase community functioning by attaining recovery goals. This is an intensive level of service program in which at least 60% of services must be provided in the natural setting.

The ideal candidate would be able to apply a trauma sensitive, collaborative approach to clients’ recovery. We use an electronic medical record so computer skills are a must.

This position works directly with those in recovery. Participate as a team member in the delivery of treatment services to clients and their families and to facilitate the issues of recovery into their daily living situations. Provide continuity of program services in an ethical, legal and moral manner within a safe and therapeutic environment, consistent with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.

Qualifications: Full-time hours available for candidates who have an interest in substance abuse recovery support. IAODAPCA certification preferred but may be obtained within 2 years of employment.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: CST Recovery Support Specialist

Substance Use and Recovery Counselor

Our clinicians (sometimes referred to as Counselors, Therapists or Case Managers) provide assessment, treatment planning, case management and counseling. While our staff may specialize in services to Adults or in services to Youth, we value versatility and provide training and education so that our staff are competent to see most any client who presents with a substance abuse need. We offer services to persons with Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance. This individual could see clients in our outpatient office in Dixon, our Dixon Recovery Home or community settings.

Our most successful clinicians are organized, energetic, recovery-oriented, trauma-informed and proficiently use computers in a treatment setting. If you fit this description, please contact Sinnissippi Centers!

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree is required for these outpatient positions and interest in obtaining licensure is required (CADC).

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: Substance Use and Recovery Counselor Posting

Substance Abuse Recovery Home Supervisor

The Substance Use Recovery Home Supervisor is an exciting position at Sinnissippi Center that reflects the agency’s commitment to expanding its continuum of services for people who use substances. The SCI Recovery Home Supervisor will be responsible for the clinical and operational oversight of one of our Recovery Homes, a residential facility.

Under the Supervision of the Recovery Home Manager, the Recovery Home Supervisor will develop evidence-based substance use management and treatment programming; supervise non-clinical staff; create and facilitate staff training related to substance use disorders and services; ensure regulatory compliance of services and documentation; collect data on service utilization and quality; and perform other administrative and clinical functions as required. Experience providing or supervising substance use disorder services strongly preferred.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from accredited college or university in a relevant human services degree program required; plus five years of related experience or training in the area of social work, counseling, or psychology. Supervisory experience preferred. CADC Required, LCPC/LCSW/RN preferred.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: Substance Abuse Recovery Home Supervisor Posting

On Call Crisis Care Clinician

This Crisis Care Clinician position provides crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services for our community outside of Sinnissippi Centers regular hours of operation.

Seeking a quality focused individual to fill a current vacancy for an on-call, after hours/weekends Crisis Clinician in our integrated service system.

Conduct crisis assessments of all ages of clients with behavioral health issues. Focus on collaboration with consumer support and recovery-oriented structures. Assessments are completed in local emergency rooms, police departments, etc.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred. Spanish speaking a plus. Qualified candidates will be able to use computers in a treatment setting as we operate with an electronic medical record.

Job Type: On Call overnights/weekends; Current need is for Saturday hours 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

To learn more, go to our Indeed posting at: On Call Crisis Clinician Posting

Recovery Home Support Specialist

We have a full-time opening at our Recovery Home for someone who is passionate about empowering the lives of others! This transitional residence for adult males provides a healthy and sober living environment for individuals participating in outpatient substance abuse services.

Directly supervise residents in recovery housing. Participate as a team member in the delivery of treatment services to clients and their families and to facilitate the issues of recovery into their daily living situations. Provide continuity of program services in an ethical, legal and moral manner within a safe and therapeutic environment, consistent with applicable regulatory and accreditation standards.

Qualifications: Full-time hours available for candidates who have an interest in substance abuse recovery support. IAODAPCA certification preferred but may be obtained within 2 years of employment.

Hours will vary and will include evenings and weekends.

$13.30+/hour dependent on qualifications.

Apartment Support Staff / Full-Time & Part-Time

Are you looking for a job where you can help others? Where you can make a difference in someone’s life? Then we would love to have you on our team!

Apartment Support Professionals make it their mission to ensure the comfort and safety of each client. They interact with high-functioning adults with mental illness who serve as their own guardians and spend day-in and day-out focused on helping their clients succeed. They see them at their best and at their worst. Their relationship is one of mutual respect and admiration.

Role of an Apartment Support Professional: Assist in activities of daily living skills and teaching activities; Medication monitoring; Assists individuals in the pursuit of recreational, social and community activities based on their preferences and individual plans.

Qualifications: High School diploma or GED, Experience in a helping role is required, Must be at least 21 years of age, Ability to pass criminal/registry background checks

Current opportunities:

Full-time position Rochelle FT 3rd Shift/ Mt. Carroll PT 2nd & 3rd Shift

School-Based Mental Health Therapist

Are you a mental health therapist who loves working with children and adolescents? Would you thrive as part of an intensive, high-acuity, team-oriented school environment; working in tandem with guidance counselors, teachers and administrators to help meet the mental health needs of students where they are? If so, then this may be the ideal position for you! This position will work directly with parents assisting them in meeting the mental health needs of their children and developing healthy bonding relationships.

This position provides a great opportunity for a self-directed mental health clinician to make a significant contribution to the larger care team. Working as an independent health care provider, you’ll play an integral role in our care teams by providing high-quality, cost-effective care to patients while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team.

We are seeking a School-Based Care Coordinator/Social Worker to:

  • Collaborate with other medical professionals in a fast-paced environment.
  • Provide brief evidence-based interventions.
  • Provide short, but intense follow-up.
  • Connect patients to resources.
  • Use outcome-based models to track patient improvement.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain effective and professional relationships with patients and other members of the care team.
  • Comfortable working in a medical setting as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to effectively engage patients in a therapeutic relationship, when appropriate.
  • Experience with screening, assessing, and carrying out treatment plans for common mental health disorders.
  • Working knowledge of differential diagnosis of common mental health disorders.
  • Working knowledge of evidence-based psychosocial treatments for common mental health disorders.
  • Basic knowledge of psychopharmacology for common mental health disorders.
  • Familiarity with social/human service practices, confidentiality, and risk/malpractice issues within health care settings.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree and demonstrated experience in the treatment of children, adolescents, adults and families; individually and in group modality required.

If you are ready to experience cutting edge behavioral health provision, please send your resume and cover letter to:

By Email (preferred):

careers@sinnissippi.com

By Mail:

ATTN: Human Resources – Sinnissippi Centers, Inc.
325 Illinois Route 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021

Fax: (815) 284-6642

Joint Commission accredited/drug free/EOE


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