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:




Administrative Support – Bilingual Receptionist (Full Time – Aurora, IL) :
  • Greet clients and answer phones
  • Support program operations
  • Copying, faxing and distributing staff mail
  • Track use of and order needed office supplies
  • General Secretarial and Support duties
Education:
  • High School degree
Experience:
  • Two years full-time paid employment in general office procedures with secretarial duties involved
Skills:
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish and English

Case Manager Intake Coordinator (Full Time – Aurora, IL) :
The Behavioral Health Outpatient intake Case Manager is responsible for the provision of intake and assessment services to all clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness, seeking services in BHOP, AOD and PSR.  The intake coordinator is 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.  Other duties include:  entering of DARTs information and tracking outcomes and assignment of clients to case managers' caseloads.

Education:
  • Master's degree in human services field.
License/certifications:
  • CADC, LPC, LCPC, LSW, or LCSW at time of hire or within 2 years of date of hire.
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred.
Case Manager - Mental Health Professional (MHP) –
Behavioral Health Supported Living (Full time – McHenry)
:

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 - Mental Health Professional (QMHP) (Full time – McHenry):
The Case Manager QMHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. The Case Manager QMHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The Case Manager QMHP 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.
License/certifications:
  • LPC/LSW preferred and/or working toward LCPC/LCSW preferred.
Experience:
  • Some experience working in social services preferred.
Case Manager Mental Health Professional /
Qualified Mental Health Professional (MHP/QMHP) CST
(Full Time – Elgin/McHenry, IL)
:

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.
Case Manager Mental Health Professional (MHP) – Lead CST
(Full Time – Elgin/McHenry, IL)
:

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 il
  • Knowledge of the DSM V & Rule 132
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

Case Manager QMHP – CST (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 CIS/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 Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) –
BH Group Services Counselor (Full Time – Aurora, IL)
:

The Behavioral Health Group Services Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling, skills training and case management services to a caseload of clients who are diagnosed with persistent mental illness. Services are provided in group and individual treatment settings. 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. Staff also provide therapy services.

Education:
  • Master's degree in a human services field
License/certifications:
  • License preferred
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred
Case Manager QMHP –
Bilingual Licensed / License Pending (Full Time – Aurora, IL)
:

The Behavioral Health Outpatient Counselor is responsible for the provision of counseling and case management services to a caseload of approximately 25 clients who are diagnosed with persistent 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
Skills:
  • Fluent verbal and written Spanish and English
Experience:
  • At least 1 year of experience in behavioral health preferred

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
Case Manager Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)
(Full Time – McHenry, IL)
:

The Case Manager QMHP is responsible for developing and implementing individual programs to maximize the clients' independent community living skills. The Case Manager QMHP must complete daily documentation of mental health services provided in accordance with state and agency standards as applicable. The Case Manager QMHP 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.
License/certifications:
  • LPC/LSW preferred and/or working toward LCPC/LCSW preferred.
Experience:
  • Some experience working in social services preferred.
Client Accounts Receivable (Full Time – Elgin, IL) :
  • Responsible for maintaining client accounts receivable balances, ensuring that bills are paid timely and accounts are up to date with current movement reports. Record monthly client social security deposits in Financial Edge, issue checks as required and send monthly client statements. Complete and monitor filings with the Social Security Administration. Maintain client income requirements in CX360 in compliance with the State of Illinois (DHS). Maintain client LINK information for use within the finance department. Miscellaneous client responsibilities throughout year as assigned.

  • Ability to interact professionally within all levels of the organization.

  • Familiarity with accounting software and Finance Department responsibilities in order to be cross-trained with other staff to fill in for other Finance positions as directed by CFO.

  • Various Finance Department tasks as directed by CFO.
Education:
  • High School (Advanced education preferred, but not required.)
Experience:
  • Minimum of one year experience in accounting.
  • Experience with Financial Edge software preferred, but not required. Requires proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, and especially Excel).

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.

Direct Support Professional (DSP) - Behavior Support (Part-time - 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
(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 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.

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) – Rehab Instructor (Full Time – Elgin, IL):
Responsible to provide training and support to clients per AID program guidelines; for the over-site of Direct Support Persons (DSP) on their team and to train them on client programs, production work, and daily living skill training on-site, in the community, and through volunteering. Responsible to be familiar with and maintain all applicable program and agency rules and regulations. The Rehabilitation Instructor may also assist in the development of client-centered Individual Plans for assigned clients, and to be the on-site liaison for residential clients.

Education:
  • High School/GED and five years paid full-time experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
  • OR
  • Associates Degree in a Human Service Area and three years paid full-time experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
  • OR
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Service area and one year full-time experience working directly with individuals with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities.
License/certifications:
  • Must be registered as DSP trained on the Illinois Nurse's Registry

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
Education:
  • 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.

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/certifications:
  • 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