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Community Support Specialist - North Side

Company: Thresholds
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Community Support Specialist provides direct service to clients through individual and group counseling/therapy, vocational support, crisis intervention, and psycho-social rehabilitation. They identify risk factors related to release and develop relapse prevention plans and strategies. -ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops and reviews members' care plans by identifying goals, objectives, and specific mental health services needed.
  • Teaches members independent and community living skills, such as housekeeping, meal preparation, coping skills, etc.
  • Provides support to members with collateral social service agencies and the community.
  • Documents services provided in an Electronic Health Record in a timely manner.EDUCATION
    • Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and have:
    • High school diploma or GED certificate with 5 years of supervised job-related experience in the field of social services OR - Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related fieldREQUIREMENTS
      • Daily access to a personal vehicle
      • Valid driver's license
      • Willingness to provide transportation for members of the program
      • Must obtain and maintain liability car insurance of:
        • $100,000 per person bodily injury
        • $300,000 per accident
        • $100,000 property damage
        • Covid-19 Note
          • In the spirit of caring for one another and our community, please note that upon accepting an offer of employment from Thresholds, you will be required to share proof of a Covid-19 vaccination. The requirement is subject to accommodation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. -WHAT WE OFFER:
            • Generous Paid Time Office Policy (Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days) -
            • 4 Medical Insurance Plans -
            • Dental Insurance -
            • Vision Insurance -
            • 403(b) with 3% employer match -
            • Mileage Reimbursement -
            • Public Service Loan Forgiveness -
            • Supervision for Clinical Licensure at no cost (LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCPC) -#CB

Keywords: Thresholds, Chicago , Community Support Specialist - North Side, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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