Posted 1 month ago

Social Worker II (Upward Mobility)

Company: Department of Human Services
Category: Government, Social Work

 Chicagoland Area

Type: Full Time

Department of Human Services has an opening for the Social Worker position. Under general supervision, performs professional level social work services as a caseworker in rehabilitation services and supports to adults with developmental disabilities. Serves as professional member of an interdisciplinary team; serves as liaison with family, case coordination worker and other people/organization significant to the individual served; receives in-service and on-the-job training. If this position is a fit for you and you want to apply, you may send your resume to marie.iglesias@illinois.gov.

  • Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs professional level social work services as a caseworker in habilitation services and supports to adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Provides services to individuals served and families assigned in the individual habilitation plan including such activities as individual, group and family therapy and indicated coordination with community agencies and resources.
  • Serves as professional member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Prepares referral placement packets of residents.
  • Monitors the quality of care.
  • Receives in-service and on-the-job training designed to enhance abilities.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • 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 mentally ill, developmentally disabled, or other disabled persons.
    “This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.”