Social Worker (Sw)

The Stepping Stones Group Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 days ago

Together we can stand even stronger behind our mission to bring children and families first-class social work services. As industry leaders, we'll continue to bring you unrivaled opportunities for professional and personal growth.

The Stepping Stones Group is currently interviewing Social Workers for the 2022-2023 school year in Chicago, IL!

Our teams are constantly raising the bar to excite, inspire and unite Social Workers across the nation and beyond. Join our team today! Together we can continue to transform lives and make a difference.

Our SWs now have access to even MORE:

  • Opportunities to Grow

  • Career Possibilities

  • Support you Deserve

  • Stability you Need


  • Master's Degree in Social Work

  • Current license as a Social Worker in IL with PEL

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  • Full health benefits

  • Professional development allowance & wellness stipend

  • Clinical support

  • Online resources, approved webinars, therapy ideas and free CEUs

  • Student loan repayment plans

  • Referral bonuses for every new hire!

  • 401(k) and more!

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Social Worker (Sw)

The Stepping Stones Group