Job Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director of Health & Wellness, the full-time Clinician (LPC/LCPC/MFT/LMFT/LSW/LCSW) position provides comprehensive services to the Health & Wellness department in all levels of direct therapeutic service (psychosocial assessments, individual, family, couples, groups counseling, etc), case management, EA/GA assistance, community outreach, and consultations. This position responds to and interacts with residents, employees and/or others within and outside the organization in a professional and effective manner. Normal business hours are Monday to Thursday, 8 AM to 5 PM, and Friday, 8 AM to 1 PM.


· Provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy to all ages using holistic and integrated approaches.

· Create a treatment plan (determining the level of care needed) for each client upon completion of an initial assessment, including referrals/resources and linkage if the service needed is not available at Health & Wellness.

· Connect clients with services in Ela Township (if appropriate).

· Manage a caseload of 25-35 clients for counseling, case management, and consultations.

· Maintain documentation, including but not limited to, intakes, session notes, assessments, treatment plans, summaries, and professional correspondence (as indicated).

· Supervise, if assigned, interns from an undergraduate or graduate school of counseling or related field, which uses the agency as field placement for student training in clinical skills.

· Assist Township supported police and fire departments, if assigned.

· Participate in community education and prevention.

· Complete needed continuing education hours and additional trainings to maintain licensure status.

· Provide community outreach to promote Health & Wellness in the community.

· Conduct community and home visits, as necessary.

· Assist with Lending Closet distribution and donation pick up as needed.

· Accurately assesses the needs of area for adults and the aging, youth, and families to develop programs and services that address these needs or make appropriate referrals.

· Facilitate groups based on current trends and needs of the community.

· Perform case management service when needed; including but not limited to, EA/GA assistance.

· Mandated Reporter for child abuse, neglect, and elder abuse; and

· Reports directly to and performs all other duties as assigned by the Director.

Basic Qualifications:

· Must have a graduate degree from an accredited school of psychology, social work, or related field.

· Licensed in Counseling, Marriage and Family, Clinical Social Work, or related field (min. required is a LPC, MFT, or LSW license) among other relevant certifications, or eligible within 6 months of hire.

· Must have a working knowledge of the DSM-V.

· Must be highly organized and able to work effectively with all personnel.

· Must have basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive).

· Must have good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

· Must demonstrate appropriate behavior with all types of individuals and/or clients, some of which may have behavioral, cognitive, and learning limitations.

· Ability to effectively organize and lead group programming.

· Ability to maintain professional working relationships with staff, residents, and external agencies; and

· Must pass an employment background check and/or drug testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Bilingual preferred.

· Independently licensed preferred.

· At least 1-3 years of experience working in a comparable position within a local government agency (county, township, or municipality) is highly desired.

· At least 1-3 years of experience working with low-income populations, non-profit organization, or DCFS experience is highly desired.

Work Environment / Physical Requirements:

Work is performed in an indoor office environment. May be required to work outside of normal business hours of operation at times depending on the needs of the department. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasional operation of a motor vehicle. There may also be occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling and lifting/moving objects weighing up to 30 pounds.

Compensation and Benefits:

Benefits include eligibility for Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health benefits, PTO, and no weekends.

This position offers supervision from a LCPC.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit an employment application (see, cover letter, resume, and three work-related references to Sara Marx ( Director of Health & Wellness.

This job posting will remain open until filled.

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