Posted 4 weeks ago

Social Worker II – #30369

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Category: Social Work

 Elgin

Type: Full Time
Open until 6/1/2022.
Agency: Department of Human Services
Closing Date: N/A (As of now posting to 6/1/22)
Posting ID #: N/A
Salary: $5,047 to $7,869 / month
Work Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, With Weekend Schedule
Work Location: Elgin Mental Health Center; 750 S State St Elgin, IL 60123-7612
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: app_cms100.pdf (illinois.gov)
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
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.
2. Determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment. Evaluates clinical problems of patients.
3. Develops and implements treatment strategies and conducts treatment/psychoeducational groups, conducts patient and family counseling sessions.
4. As part of a treatment team, identifies options for best practice treatment interventions in lieu of restraint/seclusion.
5. Evaluates community provider services for future placement based on the needs of patients; assists patients in completing forms for public aid assistance, Social Security, Medicare, etc.
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.
2. Requires licensure as a Social Worker by the Department of Professional Regulation.