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:



Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) – (Exempt; Aurora, IL):
Responsible for and provides oversight for the quality of clinical services delivered. Develops and implements functional assessments and behavior plans. Provides treatment direction and treatment plan supervision in as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Provides ongoing training regarding behavioral services and best practices in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. Clinical services provided in day and residential settings.

Education:
  • Minimum graduate degree (e.g., master's or doctoral) in behavior analysis, education, psychology, BACB degree or other related degree.
License/certifications:
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Maintain current Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification
Experience:
  • Experience beyond certification preferred
Case Manager MHP – BH Supported Living (Full Time – McHenry, IL):
The Case Manager MHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. The Case Manager MHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The Case Manager MHP is expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency to ensure positive client-centered approach.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field required
  • Preferred to be working toward a master's degree in Human Services or related field
License/certifications:
  • Preferred to be working toward LPC/LSW/LCPC/ LCSW
Experience:
  • Experience working in social services preferred.
Case Manager QMHP - CST (Full Time – Elgin/McHenry):
The Behavioral Health CST Case Manager is responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services. Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes. Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field/Master's preferred.
  • At least one year experience working with mentally ill.
  • Knowledge of the DSM V & Rule 132
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred
Case Manager MHP Re-entry Initiative (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
The Behavioral Health Re-entry Initiative Case Manager is responsible for contacting people who are about to be released from detention and attempting to engage them in clinically appropriate services. Coordinate services with interdisciplinary team in order to ensure smooth transition back into the community. In addition, Behavioral Health Re-entry Initiative Case Manager is responsible for the provision of counseling and case manageme nt services to a caseload of approximately 25 clients who are diagnosed with mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Case Manager QMHP –
Bilingual Licensed or Pending (Full Time – McHenry, IL)
:

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Qualifications:
  • Bilingual (Spanish Speaking)
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
Case Manager QIDP – Home Based Support Services (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
The Home Based Case Manager assists the individual and the Family by providing training to enable self-directed services. The Case Manager provides assistance with budgeting and recruiting Personal Support Workers. The Case Manager will assist with the implementation of the Person Centered Service Plan. AID facilitates services for individuals from diverse backgrounds, embraces differences in individuals and promotes a positive attitude with peers and community members.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Service Field
Education:
  • QIDP
Experience:
  • One year experience working with disabled individuals
Case Manager QIDP – Residential Support Coordinator (Exempt – Elgin, IL):
The Case Manager/ QIDP/Coordinator is responsible for managing a caseload of clients; developing client-centered Individual Plans, including health related and behavior plans and activities; training and monitoring DSPs and Rehabilitation Managers to assure correct implementation and documentation; and maintaining client records per policies and procedures. Assist the Program Manager in the supervision of assigned staff. The Case Manager/QIDP/Coordinator is also familiar with and maintains all applicable program and agency rules and applicable DHS, DPH and CARF standards.

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Service Area.
Experience:
  • One year of experience, working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities and/or other developmental disabilities.
Case Manager QMHP – Bilingual Child and Adolescent Therapist
(Full Time – North Aurora, IL)
:

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of 25 to 50 primarily child or adolescent clients who are diagnosed with mental illness. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW preferred
Experience/Skills:
  • Some clinical experience with children or adolescents required.
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish and English
Case Manager - QMHP CST Worker (Full Time - Aurora, IL):
  • Responsible for the provision of mobile emergency crisis intervention services and community support and engagement services.
  • Services are provided primarily in the community, including local hospitals, other agencies, shelters, and client homes.
  • The CST Worker will also assist in covering crisis line calls when not providing mobile crisis intervention services.
  • Counselors are expected to work with a team of service providers within the agency and throughout the social service community to insure that all needs of clients are met.
Education:
  • Master's degree in Human Services field required. At least one year experience working with mentally ill. Knowledge of the DSM V
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred
Case Manager QMHP – Therapist (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
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
Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Day Services
(Full-time/Part-time - Aurora & Elgin)
:

The DSP Behavior Technician works with clients whose behaviors necessitate intensive frequent interventions. The DSP Behavior Technician is 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 to provide client training to assist in developing vocational and life skills, including in areas of health promotion; train other staff members in the implementation of behavior protocols, and assist both staff and clients to assure adherence to clients' programs. The DSP – Behavior Technician 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.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Community Day Services SUB:
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 education/ GED
Experience:
  • Previous experience working with persons with developmental or behavioral health disabilities preferred.
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Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Residential Sub:
Responsible for the implementation of the client's Individual Plan, goals and objectives under the direction of a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP). The 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:
  • High School education/ GED
Experience:
  • Experience working with developmentally disabled adults preferred.
Direct Support Professional (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 Professional (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 (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
The Jan-Aid Crew Leader is responsible for being a lead worker of approximately a 4-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. The Jan-Aid program facilitates services for individuals; From diverse backgrounds, embraces differences in individuals and promotes a positive attitude with peers and community members.

Education:
  • High school or equivalent
License/Certifications:
  • Attend NET
Experience:
  • One year in the cleaning industry and/or experience working with individuals with diverse disabilities - 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.

Licensed – LCSW (Full Time – McHenry, IL):
Responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Works with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field required
License/certifications:
  • LCPC or LCSW required
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred
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
Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor (Full Time – Aurora, IL):
The Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 50 clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness and or substance abuse. Counselors are expected to work with a team of behavioral health service providers within the agency.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field and CADC or LCPC/LCSW and addictions treatment experience.
License/certifications:
  • CADC, LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW required
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred
Registered Nurse (Exempt – Aurora, IL):
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.
License/certifications:
  • Current, unrestricted Illinois Registered Nurse License in good standing with the State licensing board; current BLS certification
Experience:
  • A minimum of one year of previous nursing experience working with persons with developmental disabilities, mental illness, and/or neurological impairments is preferred.
Staff Training Specialist (Full Time – Aurora, IL):

Assure timely implementation and completion of trainings in AID programs per standards, rules and procedures:
  • Organize, facilitate, and conduct trainings to assure timely completion of trainings by staff, interns and volunteers
  • Post training sessions and train staff on use of online Learning Management System
  • Set up locations for face-to-face training
  • Document and maintain training reports and records
  • Update training materials to keep them current
  • Assist with surveys and audits, and other quality improvement activities, as assigned.
Education and Experience:
  • High School and minimum two years of experience working directly with persons with intellectual/developmental disability.
Additional Requirements:
  • Minimum age requirement: 21 years
  • Position requires the use of the employee's personal automobile to drive self to work multiple locations Must have and maintain, a valid driver's license, the minimum amount of automobile liability insurance as defined by AID's personnel policies, and AID's driver eligibility requirements
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends to meet training needs.
  • Good teaching skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
QMHP PAS & MFP Reviewer (Substitute – Aurora, IL):
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. Comprehensive screening and training provided. 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
Experience:
  • At least 2 year of experience in behavioral health required