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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:




BHOP QMHP Licensed PAS & MFP Reviewer (On Call - Aurora):
The Behavioral Health PAS & MFP Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews and MFP Resident Reviews. Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LCSW or LCPC
Additional Requirements::
  • At least 2 year of experience in behavioral health required

BHOP Child & Adolescent Counselor– Licensed or License pending
(Full Time - Aurora)
:
The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is 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:
  • Some clinical experience with children or adolescents required.

Case Manager - CST (Full Time - Elgin): The Behavioral Health CST Case Manager is 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:
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field/Master's preferred. 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
Additional Requirements::
  • Flexibility to work evening/overnight/weekend/rotating holidays
  • Ability to work rotating on-call shifts.
  • Maintain automobile liability insurance as defined by AID's personnel policies
  • Maintain valid Illinois driver's license
  • Drive self and clients in agency or personal vehicle.
  • Complete Training as required within 30 days of hire.

Case Manager - Mental Health Professional (MHP) (Full time – Aurora):
The residential Case Manager MHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coveriage. The Case Manager MHP completes all required case management documentation (assessments, treatment plans, consents, residential paperwork) as well as daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. Works with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field required
Experience:
  • Experience working in social services preferred.

Case Manager - Mental Health Professional (QMHP) (Full time – McHenry):
The residential Case Manager QMHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coverage. The MHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The MHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach.

Education:
  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field required
Experience:
  • Some experience working in social services preferred.

Case Manager QMHP - Child and Adolescent Therapist
(McHenry, IL – Full Time)
:

The Behavioral Health Master's Level Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling, skills training and case management services to a caseload of clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Services are provided in group, family and individual treatment settings. 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. Staff also provide therapy services.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • License pending preferred (LPC or LSW)
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Case Manager QMHP Navigator (McHenry, IL – Full Time) :
The Behavioral Health Master's Level Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling, skills training and case management services to a caseload of clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Services are provided in group, family and individual treatment settings. 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. Staff also provide therapy services.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • License pending or License preferred (LPC or LSW)
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Coordinator – Behavior Health Employment Specialist
(Aurora, IL – Full Time)
:

Provides leadership for AID's Employment Services for clients in PSR and BH Outpatient Aurora. Coordinate services to meet criteria of IPS (Individual Placement Services) and follow the guidelines of IPS to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining employment that is consistent with their preferences. Engages in job development in the community 50% of the work week. Assist clients in expanding and developing microbusinesses.

Education:
  • Master Degree - preferred or Bachelor's Degree required in Human Services field
Experience:
  • Two or more years' experience working with people with serious mental illnesses and experience providing employment services is preferred.

Crisis Intervention Worker - Substitute (Aurora):
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. 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.
Experience:
  • At least one year experience working with mentally ill.
  • Knowledge of the DSM V

DSP- Behavior Support (Full-time - Aurora & Elgin):
  • 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 & Elgin):
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: DSP is responsible for the implementation of the clients Individual Plan goals and objectives, under the direction of a QMRP. DSP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The DSP will assure client rights, dignity, and privacy, while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations. The DSP will function as a member of the Interdisciplinary team.

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

JanAid Crew Supervisor (Full Time - Aurora, IL):
The Jan-Aid Crew Leader is responsible for being a lead worker of approximately a 5-person crew, which clean worksites both at AID and in the community. This is a working position, which requires the ability to clean and have the ability to work well with clients and customers. Additionally, paperwork and computer skills are required to assure workers receive fair wages. Reporting on client progress/behaviors is required nightly at the end of each shift.


Manager – Day Program / Employment Services (Full Time - Aurora, IL):
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Community Day Services and Employment Services programs assuring compliance with all applicable DHS, DRS, DPH, CARF, local rules and standards and agency policies and procedures. Supervise assigned staff, and provide clients and staff members with a team oriented, positive, professional and safe environment to learn and work. Function as the QIDP for assigned caseload in the development and implementation of individual programs to maximize clients' vocational and daily living skills, health promotion, and inclusion in the community. Provide documentation on clients in accordance with all applicable state, local, and agency standards and procedures.

Education:
  • Master's Degree preferred; Bachelor's degree in a human service field required
License/Certification
  • Must meet qualifications as a QIDP
  • Attend and pass DHS mandated QIDP training within 6 months of hire
  • Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certificate preferred.
Experience:
  • Minimum two years paid experience in the field of developmental disabilities
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Sales/Marketing background would be helpful

Maintenance Technician (Full-Time - Aurora):
Responsible for the repair, improvement, and overall maintenance of AID properties. Includes carpentry, electrical, plumbing, roofing, flooring, and HVAC. Able to perform complex tasks independently.

Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
License/Certification
  • Valid driver's license
Experience:
  • One to three years in the maintenance field required.

Mental Health Professional (MHP) - Behavioral Health Residential):
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

Receptionist – Administrative Support
(Bilingual - Full Time - Elgin)
:

The Secretary/Receptionist is responsible for reception and telephone duties, data entry, typing, mail, filing, and copying and copier maintenance. The Secretary/Receptionist also performs a variety of support functions for the program. Bi-lingual Secretary/Receptionist will assist in translation and communication with Hispanic clients and their families.

Education:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
Experience:
  • Two years full-time employment in general office procedures with secretarial duties involved.
  • Written and conversational Bilingual-Spanish required.


Recovery Support Specialist -

Community Support Team (CST) (McHenry, IL & Elgin, IL):

  • Provide community support team services to individuals assigned to CST in order to decrease crisis episodes and increase community functioning, assisting clients to achieve recovery goals.
  • Conducts assessments and develops treatment plans in collaboration with the client, other CST members, mental health team, other providers, and other parties client identifies as important to treatment.
  • Documentation in accordance with the standards of Rule 132, payers, other applicable licensing and accreditation bodies.
  • Staff utilizes their privately owned vehicles to provide services in community settings.
  • A minimum of 60% of Community Support Team services are delivered off-site in community settings.
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.
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience working with individuals with serious mental illness. Experience with Medicaid Rule 132 preferred.

Registered Nurse (Part time – Elgin and Full time – Aurora):
  • 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.