CAREERS AT AID

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Benefits

  • 21 - 31 paid days off a year
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • Free life and disability insurance
  • Tax-free savings plan
  • Retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid training
  • Great work environment

It is the policy of AID to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, age, gender, color, creed, disability,
religion, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran's status or status within any other protected group
.



Applications must be completed online. It is recommended that you apply for the position that best matches your skills and abilities. You may apply only for one position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You may apply at our Kiosk at 309 W. New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506 at the main lobby. If you have any questions, please contact AID HR - Recruiter at (630) 966-4028.


As a facility that provides services for people with disabilities, we cannot knowingly employ or retain any individual who performs direct care for clients, patients, or residents if that person has been convicted of committing or of attempting to commit any offenses listed under the
Health Care Worker Background Check Act
.


Employment Opportunities with AID:




Accounts Payable Specialist (Full-Time - Elgin, IL):
Process vendor invoices for payment by the appropriate entity, either AID or a HUD corporation for which AID serves as the business agent / manager. Daily responsibility to verify accurate coding of expenses, and authorization for expenses on Check Requests or Purchase Requistions. Produce weekly invoice reports for check issuance.

Responsible for filing of documentation, and distribution of information to back up and accompany payments for accurate credit by vendors. Process bi-weekly staff expense reimbursements to be transmitted to HR for inclusion on paychecks. Respond to AID staff questions/inquiries/notifications on any related matters. Back-up for other Accounting/Finance tasks (Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts/Deposits).

Education:
  • High School and minimum two years of accounting experience. Pleasant phone manner and interpersonal skills to represent AID in dealing with clients, staff and other parties. Must be proficient in MS Word and especially Excel.
Experience:
  • Familiarity with computerized accounting systems, general office experience

BHOP QMHP Licensed PAS & MFP Reviewer (On Call - Aurora):
The Behavioral Health PAS & MFP Reviewer is responsible for the provision of screening and review for PAS Screens and Resident Reviews and MFP Resident Reviews. Services are provided primarily in the community at local hospitals and nursing homes.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LCSW or LCPC
Additional Requirements::
  • At least 2 year of experience in behavioral health required

Case Manager - Mental Health Professional (QMHP) (Full time – McHenry):
The residential Case Manager QMHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. Evening, weekend, and holiday hours are required to maintain appropriate residential coverage. The MHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The MHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach.

Education:
  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field required
Experience:
  • Some experience working in social services preferred.

Case Manager QIDP – Employment Specialist (Full Time – Elgin, IL) :
The QIDP/Case Manager is responsible for managing a caseload and developing a client-centered individual plan for each assigned client. The QIDP/Case Manager trains the DSP's in the implementation of the Individual Service Plan. It is the responsibility of the QIDP/Case Manger to be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency rules and regulations. QIDP works with a team of Direct Service people, Employment Specialists, agency staff to ensure the client participates in community activities and employment and monitors their daily living skills. Promote and preserve Cultural Diversity. QIDP assists and provides support for clients with disabilities in developing positive relationships within community.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in social services, special education or related field
License/certifications:
  • QIDP or be QIDP qualified; Certified Employment Support Professional Certification preferred
Experience:
  • One year of experience working with adults with disabilities

Case Manager QMHP – Hesed House (Aurora, IL – Full Time):
The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a large caseload of clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness and are enrolled in Hesed House's transitional housing program. The counselor will work with case management staff from Hesed House's SEEDS program, as well as substance abuse treatment staff from Breaking Free to meet the treatment needs of homeless individuals in Aurora.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Coordinator – Behavior Health Employment Specialist
(Aurora, IL – Full Time)
:

Provides leadership for AID's Employment Services for clients in PSR and BH Outpatient Aurora. Coordinate services to meet criteria of IPS (Individual Placement Services) and follow the guidelines of IPS to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining employment that is consistent with their preferences. Engages in job development in the community 50% of the work week. Assist clients in expanding and developing microbusinesses.

Education:
  • Master Degree - preferred or Bachelor's Degree required in Human Services field
Experience:
  • Two or more years' experience working with people with serious mental illnesses and experience providing employment services is preferred.

DSP- Behavior Support (Full-time - Aurora & Elgin):
  • Works with clients whose behaviors necessitate intensive frequent interventions.
  • Responsible to work directly with the program/location staff, case managers, and behavioral support staff to implement assigned clients' behavior plans, goals/objectivities and approaches as defined in the clients' Individual Plan.
  • Provides client training to assist in developing vocational and life skills, including in areas of health promotion;
  • Trains other staff members in the implementation of behavior protocols, and assists both staff and clients to assure adherence to clients' programs.
  • Maintains daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to delivered services; and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. • Maintains daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to delivered services; and functions as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team.
Education:
  • A minimum of a High School education, or equivalent.
License/certifications:
  • Autism training/certification is desirable.
Experience:
  • A minimum of one (1) year of work experience with persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities required; experience working with people requiring specialized behavioral supports preferred.

DSP - Day Program (Full-time/Part-time - Aurora & Elgin):
The DSP is responsible to implement assigned goals/objectivities and approaches with clients from the Individual Plan, and plan and implement meaningful client activities, training, and classes under the direction of a Rehabilitation Manager and/or QSP; for daily and monthly documentation, records and reports relating to these delivered services; and for functioning as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team. The DSP is responsible for accuracy and quality of all assigned sub-contract work performed

Education:
  • High School Graduate/GED
Experience:
  • Previous experience working with persons with developmental or behavioral health disabilities preferred

Direct Support Person (DSP) - House Manager (Full-Time): Implements client's individual plan goals and objectives, documents services provided and facilitates interdisciplinary approach. Multiple Positions in Aurora, Elgin, Tri-Cities & Yorkville.

Duties:
  • Assists adults with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs with independent daily living skills

  • Establishes treatment programs by setting schedules and routines

  • Coordinates services being provided including transportation and recreation

  • Maintains client records by documenting progress and logging events

  • Assists clients with basic housekeeping within a group home setting
Skills/Qualifications:
  • 1 year paid experience working with adults with intellectual 
    disabilities required

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Valid IL Driver's license and auto insurance required
Shift: Hours vary depending on group home. Sample schedule is: - Sunday morning till Wednesday morning (off hours 9 am-2:30 pm) with overnight sleep shift. Also includes every other Saturday night. OR Wednesday through Saturday 8pm-9am with overnight sleep shift come back at 2:30pm-9am and Saturday entire day.


Direct Support Person (DSP) - Residential: DSP is responsible for the implementation of the clients Individual Plan goals and objectives, under the direction of a QMRP. DSP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The DSP will assure client rights, dignity, and privacy, while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations. The DSP will function as a member of the Interdisciplinary team.

Education:
  • HS diploma or GED required
Qualifications:
  • Valid driver license required

Jan Aid Crew Leader – Substitute (Part Time – Aurora, IL):
The Jan-Aid Crew Leader is responsible for being a lead worker of approximately a 5-person crew, which clean worksites both at AID and in the community. This is a working position, which requires the ability to clean and have the ability to work well with clients and customers. Additionally, paperwork and computer skills are required to assure workers receive fair wages. Reporting on client progress/behaviors is required nightly at the end of each shift.


Manager for Community Living (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
The Manager is responsible to provide guidance and direction to clients, staff, family members and other stakeholders involved in the program. The Manager is in charge of the overall coordination of the client's individual service plan and the implementation of all aspects approved by the clinical team. The caseloads assigned may include residential/community/day program client's .The Manger is responsible for the hiring, monitoring and discipline of staff assigned. The Manger must assure that all aspects of community living comply with all applicable local, state federal regulations and the standards of operation for AID. The Manager job requires on -call responsibilities to assure quality services 24 hours a day/7 days a week. On call rotation of teams will be required and established.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or Master Preferred
License/Certification
  • QIDP Certificate Required
  • DSP Certificate Required
  • DSP/Medication Certificate Required
  • CPR/First AID
Experience:
  • 2-4 year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Caseloads may include residential/community/day program clients

Manager – Day Program / Employment Services (Full Time - Aurora, IL):
Responsible for day-to-day operations of the Community Day Services and Employment Services programs assuring compliance with all applicable DHS, DRS, DPH, CARF, local rules and standards and agency policies and procedures. Supervise assigned staff, and provide clients and staff members with a team oriented, positive, professional and safe environment to learn and work. Function as the QIDP for assigned caseload in the development and implementation of individual programs to maximize clients' vocational and daily living skills, health promotion, and inclusion in the community. Provide documentation on clients in accordance with all applicable state, local, and agency standards and procedures.

Education:
  • Master's Degree preferred; Bachelor's degree in a human service field required
License/Certification
  • Must meet qualifications as a QIDP
  • Attend and pass DHS mandated QIDP training within 6 months of hire
  • Certified Employment Support Professional (CESP) certificate preferred.
Experience:
  • Minimum two years paid experience in the field of developmental disabilities
  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Sales/Marketing background would be helpful

Mental Health Professional (MHP) - Behavioral Health Residential):
The MHP is responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan goals and objectives. The MHP demonstrates this through daily documentation of service provided to each client to whom they are responsible. The MHP will assure client rights and dignity while maintaining a clean and safe environment. Be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency regulations.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Preferred
  • High School Diploma and 5 years of experience in Social Services
Experience:
  • Experience working with mentally ill adults preferred

Registered Nurse – Behavioral Health (Full Time – Aurora):
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing service, to meet the identified health care needs of a designated population of clients. Responsibilities include assessing the health needs of clients, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team, as needed. The Registered Nurse works within the framework of AID's goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs.

Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program. Associates or Bachelors degree welcome
License/certifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification
Experience:
  • A minimum of two years of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.

Registered Nurse – Substitute (Part Time – Aurora and Elgin):
  • Responsible for the provision of nursing service, to meet the identified health care needs of a designated population of clients.
  • Assesses the health needs of clients, planning for the provision of needed health services, implementing a plan of care, and evaluating outcomes and ongoing health needs in collaboration with the client and other members of the health care team, as needed.
  • Works within the framework of AID's goals, policies, and procedures to assure that accreditation standards and regulatory requirements, pertaining to health care, are met in all programs.
Education:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited and approved nursing program.
License/certifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification.
Experience:
  • A minimum of two years of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.