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Benefits

  • 21 - 31 paid days off a year
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • Free life and disability insurance
  • Tax-free savings plan
  • Retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid training
  • Great work environment

It is the policy of AID to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, age, gender, color, creed, disability,
religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran's status or status within any other protected group
.



Applications must be completed online. It is recommended that you apply for the position that best matches your skills and abilities. You may apply only for one position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may apply at our Kiosk at 309 W. New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506 at the main lobby. If you have any questions, please contact AID HR - Recruiter at (630) 966-4028.


As a facility that provides services for people with disabilities, we cannot knowingly employ or retain any individual who performs direct care for clients, patients, or residents if that person has been convicted of committing or of attempting to commit any offenses listed under the
Health Care Worker Background Check Act
.


Employment Opportunities with AID:




Behavioral Health Registered Dietitian (Full Time - Aurora, IL):
The Registered Dietitian is responsible for assessment and coordination of client's nutritional needs. Responsibilities include completing nutrition assessments, menu planning for residential clients, providing dietary consultation to clients, teaching nutrition and food sanitation to clients and staff's, assuring facilities meet food sanitation standards, and assuring agency compliance with all applicable program, agency, and regulatory requirements.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • Must be Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist Counselor in Illinois and registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
License/certifications:
  • Current Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist in the State of Illinois; Current CPR/AED Certification
Experience:
  • One year of previous experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred. Computer experience preferred.

Case Manager Bilingual Child & Adolescent Counselor
Licensed or License pending (Full-time - Aurora, IL):
:
  • Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of 25 to 50 primarily child or adolescent clients who are diagnosed with mental illness.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.
Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred
Experience/Skills:
  • Some clinical experience with children or adolescents required.
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish and English.

Case Manager Child & Adolescent Counselor
Licensed or License pending (Full-time - Aurora, IL):
:
  • Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of 25 to 50 primarily child or adolescent clients who are diagnosed with mental illness.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.
Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred
Experience/Skills:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred.

Case Manager/LCSW/LCPC Behavioral Health Quality Improvement
(Full-time - Aurora, IL)
:
  • Provide leadership and guidance for staff in the interpretation of Rule 132
  • Track QI data and complete timely reports
  • Track Quality in programs and ensure that all aspects of each service comply with all applicable Federal, State, and accreditation standards
  • Key contributor to the Behavioral Health team and the agency as a whole
Education:
  • Master's Degree in Human Service Field required
License/certifications:
  • LPHA or LCSW required
Experience:
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience working in the behavioral health field

Case Manager – MHP/QMHP Community Support Team (CST)
(Full-time - Elgin, IL)
:
  • Responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services.
  • Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.
Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field required. At least one year experience working with mentally ill.
  • Knowledge of the DSM V & Rule 132
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Case Manager QMHP Lead - Community Support Team (CST)
(Full-time - Elgin, IL)
:
  • Provides training, leadership and supervision to CST staff and directly provides and documents CST services designed to decrease crisis episodes, increase community functioning and assist clients to achieve their recovery goals.
  • Oversees all team members, ensuring the delivery of quality CST services and ensuring documentation of assessments, treatment plans, and CST services provided in accordance with the standards of Rule 132, other applicable regulatory and accreditation bodies.
  • Collaborates with the team to ensure that at least one team member is available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
  • A minimum of 60% of Community Support Team services are delivered off-site in community settings. Staff utilizes their privately owned vehicles to provide services in community settings.
Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field (QMHP)
License/certifications:
  • Licensure Preferred
Experience:
  • At least 2-3 year of experience working with individuals with serious mental illness. Crisis experience also required. Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 preferred.

Community Support Team (CST) - Recovery Specialist
(Part-time - McHenry, IL)
:
  • Collaborates with the Behavioral Health Outpatient Treatment Teams to provide community support and psycho-social rehabilitation team services to individuals assigned to BHOP in order to decrease mental health dysfunction and increase community functioning
  • Assists clients to achieve recovery goals.
  • Assists with assessments, supports the development of treatment plans and delivers evidenced based care in collaboration with the client, other BHOP staff, other providers, and other parties the client identifies as important to their treatment.
  • Completes all required documentation in accordance with the standards of Rule 132, payers, other applicable licensing and accreditation bodies.
Education:
  • Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or able to obtain certification within one year of hire.
  • Candidate must hold a Bachelor's in Human Service's field if certificate has not been obtained.
License/certifications:
  • CRSS or Pending CRSS
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience working with individuals with serious mental illness. Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 preferred.

Crisis Intervention Worker - Substitute (Aurora, IL):
The Behavioral Health CIS Worker is responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services. Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes. The CIS Worker will also assist in covering crisis line calls when not providing mobile crisis intervention services. Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field/Master's preferred. At least one year experience working with mentally ill. Knowledge of the DSM IV
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Director of Psychiatric Services & BH Nursing (Full-time - Aurora, IL):
  • Responsible for assuring the provision of health services including nursing, dietary, audiology, and coordination of pharmacy services to meet identified treatment needs of clients. Responsibilities include creating and updating agency health related policies and procedures to assure compliance with regulatory and accreditation standards related to health care, hiring and supervision of health services staff and independent contractors, and assessing the quality of health services provided to clients.
  • Daily Oversight of Psychiatric and Support Services
  • Supervision of Nursing Staff
  • Provide Direct Service to clients
  • Key contributor to the Behavioral Health Team and the agency as a whole
  • On-Call Responsibilities
Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Nursing degree required.
License/certifications:
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Illinois, CPR Certification required.
Experience:
  • Five years' experience working with people with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments or general nursing services. Demonstrated ability in the area of staff supervision required, with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience preferred.

DSP- Behavior Support (Full-time - Aurora & Elgin, IL):
  • Works with clients whose behaviors necessitate intensive frequent interventions.
  • Responsible to work directly with the program/location staff, case managers, and behavioral support staff to implement assigned clients' behavior plans, goals/objectivities and approaches as defined in the clients' Individual Plan.
  • Provides client training to assist in developing vocational and life skills, including in areas of health promotion;
  • Trains other staff members in the implementation of behavior protocols, and assists both staff and clients to assure adherence to clients' programs.
  • Maintains daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to delivered services; and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. • Maintains daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to delivered services; and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
Education:
  • A minimum of a High School education, or equivalent.
License/certifications:
  • Autism training/certification is desirable.
Experience:
  • A minimum of one (1) year of work experience with persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities required; experience working with people requiring specialized behavioral supports preferred.

DSP - Day Program (Full-time/Part-time - Aurora, IL):
The DSP is responsible to implement assigned goals/objectivities and approaches with clients from the Individual Plan, and plan and implement meaningful client activities, training, and classes under the direction of a Rehabilitation Manager and/or QSP; for daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to these delivered services; and for functioning as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. The DSP is responsible for accuracy and quality of all assigned sub-contract work performed

Education:
  • High School Graduate/GED
Experience:
  • Previous experience working with persons with developmental or behavioral health disabilities preferred


Direct Support Person (DSP) - House Manager (Full-Time): Implements client's individual plan goals and objectives, documents services provided and facilitates interdisciplinary approach. Multiple Positions in Aurora, Elgin, Tri-Cities & Yorkville.

Duties:
  • Assists adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs with independent daily living skills

  • Establishes treatment programs by setting schedules and routines

  • Coordinates services being provided including transportation and recreation

  • Maintains client records by documenting progress and logging events

  • Assists clients with basic housekeeping within a group home setting
Skills/Qualifications:
  • 1 year paid experience working with adults with intellectual 
    disabilities required

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid IL Driver's license and auto insurance required
Shift: Hours vary depending on group home. Sample schedule is: - Sunday morning till Wednesday morning (off hours 9 am-2:30 pm) with overnight sleep shift. Also includes every other Saturday night. OR Wednesday through Saturday 8pm-9am with overnight sleep shift come back at 2:30pm-9am and Saturday entire day.


Direct Support Person (DSP) - Residential: Responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. DSP completes daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The DSP assures client rights, dignity, and privacy, while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Must be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations. The DSP functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary team. 3 Full Time Positions. Location: Aurora, Tri-Cities and Elgin.

Education:
  • HS diploma or GED required
Qualifications:
  • Valid driver license required

HR Specialist Recruiter & Generalist - (Full-time - Aurora, IL):
  • Responsible for general Human Resources functions with primary responsibilities for recruitment, including interviewing and sourcing. Other responsibilities include onboarding background checks and other general compliance.
  • Position requires excellent skills in interviewing techniques, basic knowledge of agency policies and procedures and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.
  • Provides back-up to other functions including risk management and processing payroll. Works within a multi-functional team approach.
Education:
  • Bachelor degree preferably in human resources, health or human services.
License/certifications:
  • Human Resource specialization certifications including SHRM or HRCI Human Resource certification and/or Certified Payroll Specialist preferred.
Experience:
  • One to two years general or specialized experience in human resource functions preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

Jan-Aid Crew Leader Substitute :
  • Responsible as lead worker of crew cleaning work sites both at AID and in the community
  • Working position, which requires the ability to clean and have the ability to work well with clients and customers
  • Paperwork and computer skills are required to assure workers receive fair wages
  • Reporting on client progress/behaviors is required nightly and the end of each shift.
Education:
  • High school Diploma or equivalent.
Experience:
  • One year in the cleaning industry and/or experience working with people with disabilities./li>

Mental Health Professional (Full-time - Aurora, IL): The MHP is responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. The MHP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The MHP will assure client rights and dignity while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations..

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Preferred
  • High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in Social Services
Experience:
  • Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred

Program Manager/Education Specialist (Day Program)
(Full-time - Aurora, IL)
:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the DT program at Keeler Center with the primary support functions being directed towards those clients with Autism and other clients in need of specialized DT services.
  • Supports the staff in the areas of scheduling, monitoring modeling, training, and the implementation of overall curriculum development.
  • The curriculum will encompass various areas of needs and interests to promote independence and learning in areas of community job skills, leisure, general academics, microbusiness, social skills, and health and nutrition.
  • There must be assurance and compliance with all applicable DHS, DPH, CARF, local rules and standards and agency policies and procedures.
  • Supervises assigned staff, and provide clients and staff members with a team oriented, positive, professional and safe environment to learn and work.
  • Functions as the QIDP if needed in the absence of assigned case managers. Provide documentation on clients in accordance with all
  • applicable state, local, and agency standards and procedures.
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Special Education required
  • Master Degree preferred
License/certifications:
  • Illinois State Board of Education LBS I/Type 10 preferred
Experience:
  • 2 years working with individuals with development disabilities including Autism and/or 2 years teaching special education including students with Autism.

Receptionist - Bilingual (Full-time - Aurora, IL):
  • Greet clients and answer phones
  • Support program operations
  • Complete monthly psychiatric billing
  • Enter RSA MRO Rule 132 services into Cx360
  • Scanning client records into Cx360
  • Copying, faxing and distributing staff mail
  • Track use of and order needed office supplies
  • General Secretarial and Support duties
  • Fluent in Spanish and English
Education:
  • High School degree
Experience:
  • Prefer two years full-time paid employment in general office procedures with secretarial duties involved.

Registered Nurse (Full-time - McHenry, IL):
  • Responsible for the provision of nursing service, to meet the identified health care needs of a designated population of clients.
  • Assesses the health needs of clients, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team, as needed.
  • Works within the framework of AID's goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs.
Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program.
License/certifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification.
Experience:
  • A minimum of two years of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.