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Social Worker II – #11801

Illinois Department of Human Services

Location

1401 W Dugdale Rd Waukegan, IL 60085-6263

End Date

01-06-2022

Job description

Agency: Department of Human Services
Closing Date: N/A (As of now posting to 6/1/22)
Posting ID #: N/A
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $5,047 – $7,530 per month
Work Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM 1 late day and 1 early day per week; 1 weekend day per month
Work Location: Ann M Kiley Developmental Center; 1401 W Dugdale Rd Waukegan, IL 60085-6263
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Lake
Number of Vacancies: 1

Apply Instruction:
To apply, please email your resume to Zhuya.yang@illinois.gov.

Position Overview
Under general supervision, performs professional level social work services as a caseworker in habilitation services and supports to adults with developmental disabilities. Serves as professional member of an interdisciplinary team; serves as liaison with family, case coordination worker and other people/organization significant to the individual served; receives in-service and on-the-job training.

Job Responsibilities
1. Performs professional level social work services as a caseworker in habilitation services and supports to adults with developmental disabilities.
2. Provides services to individuals served and families assigned in the individual habilitation plan including such activities as individual, group and family therapy and indicated coordination with community agencies and resources.
3. Serves as professional member of an interdisciplinary team.
4. Prepares referral placement packets of residents.
5. Monitors the quality of care.
6. Receives in-service and on-the-job training designed to enhance abilities.
7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires a master’s degree in social work from a recognized college or university supplemented by one year of professional social work experience in the evaluation and treatment/habilitation of mentally ill, developmentally disabled or other disabled persons.

Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
2. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.
3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.

 

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