Case Manager

Lake County IL Waukegan , IL 60079

Posted 2 months ago

General Description

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. We are looking for passionate, qualifiedteam members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community.

As Case Manager/Counselor IIof the (GBHI) Grants for the Benefits of Homeless Individuals the chosen candidate will primarily target clients with the primary diagnosis of substance abuse and are experiencing homelessness. Case management activities are generally community based to support continuity of care.

Essential Functions

  • Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program.

  • Provides ongoing assessment of client's progress/growth and prepares and implements treatment plans with clients.

  • Provides therapeutic and supportive services to clients, including individual, group, and family counseling and case management.

  • Prepares and presents education seminars to clients, their families, the general public and other service providers on chemical dependency and/or mental health.

  • Works with clients to secure and maintain entitlements, housing and other needed services.

  • Monitors clients to ensure that they are caring adequately for themselves and for the facility and furnishings.

  • Demonstrates/teaches ADLs, when required and teaches independent living skills, including cooking, cleaning, budgeting, medication management and leisure time planning skills.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field, or

  • Bachelor's in any field and two (2) years experience, or

  • High School diploma or GED and five (5) years experience

  • Valid current driver's license with car insurance

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • Monday-Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)

Supplemental Information

You can find additional information aboutthe Lake County Health Department,our culture,and why you should join our teamat

As a public health department, we believe in the science, data, and power of vaccines, like the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, to protect against and prevent illness. Therefore,we require all Health Department staff to receive the primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as the annual influenza vaccineunless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteranstatus,and other protected characteristics.

At this time, you must reside in either Illinois or Wisconsin to work for the Lake County Health Department.

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