The Clinician provides clinical and wellness services to CHA residents within the Quality of Life Services model.
The clinician provides clinical services to CHA residents; including assessments, treatment plans, individual and family services, referrals and advocacy. The clinician ensures ethical treatment of clinical issues and provides consultation and support to FamilyWorks employees with regard to clinical issues.
Working and Reporting Relationships:
Reports to the Senior Clinician and works in collaboration with E&ES staff. Will also maintain positive relationships with CHA staff and partner agencies.
Functions and Duties:
Caseload will consist of clients that request or are referred for clinical and wellness
Outreaches clients via various outreach methods (In-Person, Telephone, Email/Mail correspondence, Social Media, etc.) to engage in
Conduct Quality of Life assessments with clients that request services. Identify clinical and wellness services that are needed and connect client with
Develop treatment plans, provide individual and group counseling services, and advocacy when appropriate.
Provide wide range of clinical services to individuals, groups and families including therapy, support and crisis management
Develop appropriate referrals to community services/supports
Train E&ES staff on how to identify signs of Substance Abuse/Abuse and Neglect/Domestic Violence/Mental Health issues
Assist clients in application and management of SSI/SSDI benefits
Provide guidance/consultation to staff when Crisis Intervention is needed
Participate in Case Staffings
Manage or assist to the management of cases with clinical issues
Act as a support to Case Coordinators, Resident Service Coordinators and Career Coaches
Utilize strong time management and organizational skills
Maintain quality and timely documentation for services provided– assessments, case notes,
Other duties as assigned
Ideal Candidate Qualifications:
Experience in working with diverse populations
Leadership and team building skills
Work well within team setting and on own
Flexibility and willingness to conduct home visits
Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows 7, email,
Possess an active LCSW license or LCPC
Have experience working with diverse, at risk, and vulnerable
Have excellent presentation, communication and computer
Be knowledgeable of the community educational and employment resources to available
Posses a valid driver's license, automobile insurance, and reliable
Work well independently and as a team
Have communication skills that lend themselves to building effective partnerships with CHA and related service
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with full benefits package
About Employment & Employer Services
Employment & Employer Services (E&ES) is a Chicago-based organization offering a range of services, from talent recruitment and career development to clinical services. E&ES began in 1982 as a company focused on employment preparation and job placement for Chicago area residents. Since 2000, E&ES has broadened its service delivery to include case management, clinical services, housing, and employment support. In collaboration with government agencies at the federal, state, county, and city levels, E&ES operates 19 locations and employs more than 140 staff. E&ES operates under the mission that quality employment is the foundation of human dignity, economic stability, and community self-sufficiency.