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Founded in 1963 as a Child Guidance Clinic, West Bergen has grown into a comprehensive mental health center serving the residents of Bergen County and beyond. The agency offers a full spectrum of critical psycho-therapeutic treatments for children, adolescents, adults and families suffering from trauma, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, including those resulting from COVID-19. Through its mission of hope and healing, the Agency now serves over 3,000 individuals, couples and families each year.

If you are a high energy, compassionate individual, interested in pursuing a career in the field of social work, and seeking to make a difference in the lives of others, West Bergen offers a nurturing, collegial, team-oriented environment.

Sign-On Bonus, up to $2000 for all newly hired staff.

The following positions are available

PC Clinical Case Manager P/T

PC Clinical Case Manager P/T

Seeking a 25 hour per week Clinical Case Manager for our Partial Care program.

The Clinical Case Manager on the Partial Care Treatment Team provides supportive clinical and case management services to the young adult and adult consumers with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders.

Case manager duties include assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating actions required to meet the client’s health and human services needed. They maintain a caseload of consumers to include EMR documentation as needed, provide supportive individual and family counseling, facilitate and co-facilitate psycho educational groups and activities and provide basic clinical case management services.

Additionally required, meeting of documentation standards and required clinical competencies as identified; Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, ability to learn and use the electronic client recordkeeping system, etc., additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve.

This position comes with the offer of voluntary insurance plans such as Critical Illness, Life insurance, Accident Insurance, Legal Services and Identity Theft. There is also the availability to participate in a Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), participation in a 403B Retirement Plan (with matching when criteria met) and NJ Earned Sick time as required.

Qualifications: are flexible needing either a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited school, or an associate’s degree and two years’ experience in providing human services, or five years of human service experience, or possess a relevant professional credential, such as Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing. CPR/First Aid trained, to be obtained prior to delivering services alone and within 30 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications: Same as above, plus prior experience with adult psychiatric population. One-year experience as mental health worker in a Partial Care setting. Valid driver’s license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.


Nurse, LPN

Nurse, LPN

LPN level position is for a Partial Care Relief Nurse. This is a fill-in position in our Partial Care Program and provides for covering of absent staff. This nurse serves as a resource for consumers and agency staff regarding health-related issues such as self-care, medication monitoring and management, community health awareness updates and overall health and wellness promotion. Works in conjunction with the Multidisciplinary Team to include the Medical Director, Psychiatrists, APN’s, all assigned psychiatric and medical staff, all agency staff as needed to support the quality of consumer care in the overall therapeutic milieu.

Qualifications include holding a NJ Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license. Prior experience in a mental health setting a plus.

Residential Relief Workers and Stand-Alone Shifts

Residential Relief Workers and Stand-Alone Shifts

We are seeking qualified applicants to work in our Residential program. The relief positions are fill in work.

You will be called and given the opportunity to work when another staff member is out, whether for vacation, sick, etc.

In addition we have several stand alone shifts which can be worked separately, or  in combination with relief.

 These positions provide supervision and support to clients living in a group home or apartment/community setting. The Residential Worker encourages residential client’s wellness and recovery through group activities, education in daily living skills, supportive counseling and medication management.

 The position requires meeting of documentation standards, and required clinical competencies as identified. Basic computer/keyboarding skills, including familiarity with word processing programs, (MS Word preferred) for report writing, forms, records, letters, etc., ability to learn and use the electronic client record keeping system, additional requirements may occur as specific job needs evolve. Understanding of various treatment theories and modalities, which are considered as standard or usual in the treatment of the adult psychiatric population and their families, needed.

 Qualifications are as listed in the above ad for Residential Case Manager and/or Residential Worker F/ T .

Licensed Clinician LPC LCSW LAC LSW

Licensed Clinician LPC LCSW LAC LSW

West Bergen offers a comprehensive benefits package for this full time position. Benefits include health insurance, dental, employer paid long term disability & life insurance, 403b retirement (matching when criteria met), flexible spending accounts and generous paid time off including vacation, sick, personal and holiday time off.

 The Staff Therapist will provide direct service and be responsible for individual, couple, family and group services to clients and their families. In addition, staff therapists will provide outreach, educational and consultative services to the community, as well as marketing when requested by the supervisor. The target population includes children, adolescents or adults experiencing psychiatric symptoms or interruption of functioning affecting behavioral health and their families, as well as relevant community gatekeepers and the community at large for education. Staff therapists will also conduct risk assessments including school clearances on an as needed basis.

 Minimum Qualifications: M.A. in psychology from an accredited college and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Associate Counselor; M.S.W. from an accredited school of Social Work and required licensure from the state of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker, or other related masters degree and N.J. license/certification if required. Internship or other volunteer experience working with children, adolescents, adults or families in a therapeutic setting. Basic computer skills. Three positive professional or personal references.

 Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology or Social Work from an accredited college and licensed in N.J. as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Professional Counselor, or other related masters or doctoral degree with required full clinical licensure by the state of N.J. for independent practice. Supervision Certification if applicable. Extensive experience, 3 or more years, in a specialty area of practice dealing with children, adolescents, adults and families. Examples of such specialty areas are: depression, anxiety, developmental delays (e.g. Asperger Syndrome), eating disorders, ADHD, divorce, family violence, difficult adolescents, etc.; Valid drivers license. Good driving record, meets recommendations of Agency Automotive Insurer.

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status,

Resumes should contain a cover letter indicating position being applied for. Forward to: or fax to  201-957-1566

Updated: 7/15/24