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Social Worker II – #29147

Illinois Department of Human Services

Location

750 S State St. Elgin, IL 60123

End Date

01-06-2022

Job description

Agency: Department of Human Services
Closing Date: N/A
Posting ID #: N/A
Salary: $5,047 – $7,570 per month
Work Hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm with weekend Schedule
Work Location: OHS – Elgin MHC 750 S State St. Elgin, IL 60123
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Kane
Number of Vacancies: 1

Apply Instruction:
To apply, please complete and submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) via email to: Zhuya.yang@illinois.gov

CMS100 Application Download Link:
https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/work/Documents/pdfs/app_cms100.pdf

Position Overview
Under general supervision, administers professional social work services involving the application of social work principles and techniques in the evaluation, problem identification and treatment of adults manifesting complex emotional and psychosocial disorders. Determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment.

Job Responsibilities
35% 1. Administers professional social work services involving the application of social work principles and techniques in the evaluation, problem identification and treatment of adults manifesting complex emotional and psychosocial disorders. Manages a caseload of patients with intellectual disabilities.
30% 2. Determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment. Evaluates clinical problems of patients.
20% 3. Develops and implements treatment strategies and conducts treatment/psychoeducational groups, conducts patient and family counseling sessions.
5% 4. As part of a treatment team, identifies options for best practice treatment interventions in lieu of restraint/seclusion.
5% 5. Evaluates community provider services for future placement based on the needs of patients.
5% 6. 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 intellectually and developmentally disabled, or other disabled patients.

Knowledge, skills, and Abilities
• Prefers licensure as a Social Worker by the Department of Professional Regulations.

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