CAREERS AT AID

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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:




Case Manager QIDP - Day:
  • Responsible for managing a caseload of clients.
  • Develops client-centered Individual Plans, including health related and behavior plans and activities.
  • Trains and monitors DSPs and Rehabilitation Managers to assure correct implementation and documentation.
  • Maintains client records per policies and procedures.
  • The Case Manager/QIDP is also familiar with and maintains all applicable program and agency rules and applicable DHS, DPH and CARF standards.
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Service Area.
Experience:
  • One year of experience, working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or other developmental disabilities.

Case Manager QMHP - Transition Coordinator (Full time):
The residential CM QMHP of subsidies and transition coordination is responsible to work with clients referred to Williams Class, Colbert Class, the MFP program (until completion), Bridge Subsidy program and the Nursing Home Diversion Program. The CM QMHP of subsidies and transition coordination is also responsible to manage a small caseload and develop and implement individual programs to maximize clients' independent community living skills. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coverage. The CM QMHP is expected to adhere to the emergency on call schedule for program coverage. The CM QMHP must act as a role model for all staff. The CM QMHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The CM QMHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree required
Experience:
  • At least one year working in social services preferred.
Additional Requirements:
  • The use of personal automobile, a valid driver's license, and the minimum amount of liability insurance as defined by the AID Personnel Policy
  • Drive self and clients in agency or personal vehicle.
  • Must acquire and maintain certifications in First Aid, CPR, Non-violent crisis intervention training, CEU's and other relevant trainings
  • Overnight, Evening, weekend and holiday hours required
  • Covering non-scheduled shifts as needed on call
  • Must be able to drive a passenger vehicle
  • May be required to work multiple locations

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 coverage. 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.

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. 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, 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 Production Assistant (Full-time - Elgin, IL):
The DSP Production Assistant is responsible to implement assigned goals/objectivities and approaches with clients from the Individual Plan, plan and implement meaningful client activities, job trainings, document records and reports relating to these delivered services; function as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. The DSP/ Production Assistant is also responsible for accuracy and quality of all sub-contract work, performed inventories, maintaining warehouse, complete shipping document, supply production line with raw material, load unload trucks, deliver finished product to customer when requested.

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

DSP - Day Program (Full-time/Part-time - Aurora, IL & Elgin, 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

DSP – Residential – Support
(Full-time – Positions in Aurora, Tri-cities and Elgin)
:

Responsible for the operational needs of the residential homes. Maintains weekly and monthly house schedules for the assigned teams. Ensures coverage for every shift of the assigned homes. Provides training to all residential staff on safety, house cleanliness, meal preparation, vehicle safety, etc. Ensures clients' dignity, privacy, and rights are protected. Monitor the cleanliness of the homes to ensure a clean and safe environment is maintained. Is familiar with and complies with all applicable program and agency regulations.

Education:
  • High School Graduate/GED
Experience:
  • One year experience working with developmentally disabled adults required.


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

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>

Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor /
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Full Time – Aurora, IL)
:

Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Will work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

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

Manager for Community Living:
The Manager is responsible to provide guidance and direction to clients, staff, family members and other stakeholders involved in the program. The Manager is in charge of the overall coordination of the client's individual service plan and the implementation of all aspects approved by the clinical team. The caseloads assigned may include residential/community/day program client's .The Manger is responsible for the hiring, monitoring and discipline of staff assigned. The Manger must assure that all aspects of community living comply with all applicable local, state federal regulations and the standards of operation for AID. The Manager job requires on -call responsibilities to assure quality services 24 hours a day/7 days a week. On call rotation of teams will be required and established.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or Master Preferred
License/Certification
  • QIDP Certificate Required
  • DSP Certificate Required
  • DSP/Medication Certificate Required
  • CPR/First AID
Experience:
  • 2-4 year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Caseloads may include residential/community/day program clients

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, Part Time, Behavioral Health)
:
  • Greet clients and answer phones
  • Support program operations
  • Provide data entry for CIS reports
  • Enter DARTS data
  • Copying, faxing and distributing staff mail
  • Track use of and order needed office supplies
  • General Secretarial and Support duties
  • Fluent in written and verbal Spanish and English
Education:
  • High School Degree
Experience:
  • Prefer two years full-time paid employment in general office procedures with secretarial duties involved

Recovery Support Specialist - Community Support Team (CST):
  • 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 (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.

Registered Nurse (Part time – Elgin, IL and Full time – Aurora, 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.