Posted 3 weeks ago

Social Worker/Counselor 1 or 2

Company: Metropolitan Family Services
Category: Nonprofit, Social Work

 Lake County, Wheaton

Type: Full Time

Metropolitan Family Services is hiring for a full-time Social Worker/Counselor I or II to join their Adoption Support and Preservation Team serving Lake County. Essential job functions:

  • Performs comprehensive, in-depth assessments for a variety of program services.
  • Provides a full range of case management, counseling, advocacy educational and related services.
  • Identifies and utilizes agency and community resources.
  • Assesses community conditions affecting clients to identify resource gaps and problems.
  • Recommends financial assistance for clients.
  • Provides group services as indicated by program need.
  • Represents and interprets programs of agency in community.
  • Complies with agency record-keeping expectations.
  • Completes assessments and provides individual, family, and group therapy services.
  • Provides specialized treatment services in the areas of attachment, grief, loss, and trauma.
  • Assists the Adoption Support and Preservation team with groups and events for families with new adoptions.
  • Evening hours are required.
  • Main office out of Wheaton, IL.
  • Meets agency expectation for quantity of direct service.
  • Joins or develops groups and coalitions to address community needs.
  • Works effectively with diverse staff and service population.