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To apply for any of these positions please contact our Human Resources Dept:

22 U.S. Oval
Suite 218
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Email your resume to:


This list gets updated frequently, so if you don't see an opportunity which meets your talents, check back with us regularly to see when we'll post "your" position.



The Employee Assistance Services Program of BHSN is seeking a part-time or full time Clinician to provide diagnostic evaluation, motivational counseling, and referral activities. Qualified candidates must be a LCSW-R, or CEAP, with a minimum of 3 years experience in a clinical mental health setting. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation required.


CLINICIAN  (School-Based)

BHSN is looking for a School Based Clinician to provide evidence based individual, group and family interventions entirely in school settings. This is a full time position, following a modified school calendar. Primary responsibilities include engaging child/family in a comprehensive assessment of strengths/needs of a child/family and developing treatment plans based on assessment of need. Will also provide individual/group/family therapies and facilitate crisis intervention services as clinically needed and have the ability to coordinate services in different schools. Qualifications include: NYS LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW. Previous experience working in a school setting preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of children and families. Travel between schools required. 


DRIVER (P/T) (Transportation)

BHSN seeks part-time Drivers to transport people to and from our Morrisonville, NY, location. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Valid NYS Driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carriers required.



BHSN is seeking a full-time, part-time & relief Support Staff to assist adults with mental illness in permanent supportive living settings.  Position entails assisting with daily living skills, advocating for clients, developing individualized housing assessments and support plans to insure clients are connected to appropriate supports in the community. Good interpersonal, organizational, computer and data entry skills required. GED/HS Diploma required; Associates degree in relevant Human Services field with 2 yrs. employment experience in a helping capacity and/or certification of peer support training preferred. Reliable transportation and valid NYS driver’s license for required travel.



BHSN is seeking a qualified Peer Driver to provide transportation assistance to help individuals keep wellness appointments.  Will track daily mileage of transports, perform maintenance checks of vehicle, and insure that all required regulatory paperwork is completed. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier required. Must maintain an excellent driving record as a requirement of continued employment. High School diploma or equivalent is required.



BHSN seeks a F/T Rehabilitation Practitioner to provide individual/group rehabilitation interventions designed to teach skills and offer support to adults with mental illness. Qualifications: licensed or credentialed mental health professionals including LMHC, MSW/LMSW/LCSW, CASAC, RN, CRC, occupational therapist, marriage/family therapist, psychologist, or psychoanalyst with 1-2 yrs. experience in a mental health/rehabilitation environment preferred.



Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery from chemical dependency, is seeking dependable and responsible individuals for Relief positions. Duties may include: assisting counselors, providing client supervision in a residential setting, recordkeeping, filing, medication supervision and accountability and monitoring daily activities as necessary. Must be at least 25 years of age to apply. Valid NYS driver’s license for at least three years and reliable transportation a must. Experience in human services related field preferred. Training provided. Relief hours will vary.


RESIDENTIAL RELIEF STAFF (All Shifts) (Adult Residential)

Breakthrough II, a community residence for mentally ill adults, is seeking dependable and responsible adults for Relief positions. Duties include assisting counselors, providing client supervision in residential setting, record keeping and monitoring daily activities as necessary. Training provided. Previous experience in human services field preferred. Hours are Midnight to 8:00 AM and various other shifts to work on an as-needed basis available.


RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT STAFF (F/T, P/T, Relief) (Adult Residential)

Breakthrough II, a community residence for adults, is seeking candidates to assist residents with daily needs including medication management, transportation, linkage to other services, care coordination and discharge planning.   Will develop service plans following regulatory policies and procedures and document progress. Shifts available: Mon – Fri 4PM – 12AM and Mon – Fri 4PM to 8PM in addition to “as needed” positions . Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; relevant experience in human services field preferred. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier required.   CPR certified or able to achieve certification within 6 months of hire. Basic computer and keyboarding skills essential. Must be able to climb/descend stairs, perform light household indoor and outdoor chores, and react quickly to situations inside and outside the residence. 



BHSN seeks a full-time Coordinator to oversee the fiscal management and operation of the VIP program designed to teach non-controlling, non-abusive behavior to adult men for the safety and justice of women. Will conduct weekly group meetings that provide education designed to stop violent behavior.  Will provide psycho-educational group services to VIP clients; keep the group focused on the issues of violence, abuse, control and change; maintain an atmosphere that is supportive, challenging and non-collusive and teach non-controlling relationship skills. Bachelor’s degree in related human services field, strong communication and teaching skills and prior experience in domestic violence services required.  Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation a must for required travel.

To apply for any of the above positions, please contact our Human Resources Dept:

BHSN - Human Resources Department
22 U.S. Oval
Suite 218
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Fax: 518.324.2178
Email your cover letter and resume to:

Job listings updated Thursday June 16, 2016


To help you understand the terms Relief, Part-time or Full-time above: a Relief staff member works on an "as needed" basis; a Part-time staff member usually works less than 40 hours per week depending on the program/job description. A Full-time staff member is someone who normally works at least 40 hours per week.

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