Join the Maryville Academy Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter and improve the lives of children and families! We have several full time openings for Bilingual Clinician at both our Des Plaines, IL and Bartlett, IL Campus.
About Maryville Academy
For more than 130 years, Maryville has been committed to providing protection and guidance to children. As the world has changed, so have the needs of the families and children we serve. Maryville has adapted by focusing on our community’s most critical issues. Today, our range of programs includes residential care, mental health services, healthcare and family support services, as well as a variety of educational and youth development offerings. Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral and emotional growth.
About the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter
The Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter is home to boys and girls from newborn to age 18 through the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR). This program provides a safe setting for children during their first days in America until a permanent setting can be established for them.
About the Clinician Position
The Bilingual Clinician provides a wide range of therapeutic services to individuals including assessments, counseling and crisis intervention. The employee’s primary duty is work that requires advanced knowledge in the field of psychology or social work. This position is a grant position related solely to the Unaccompanied Children’s Shelter as funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and any successor funding.
Provides individual and group, therapy according to individual needs.
Completes all necessary clinical paperwork, including but not limited to mental health assessments, service plans, comprehensive progress reports and discharge summaries, while adhering to established timelines and all licensing and accreditation standards.
Participates in completing outcome measurements.
Provides crisis intervention as needed.
Assesses the placement and service needs and serves as an advocate for the client to assure appropriateness of placement and services.
Participates in utilization review as requested.
Actively seeks supervision and utilizes supervisory input.
Other duties as assigned.
Education, Experience, and Skills
Graduate degree (Master’s or Doctorate) from an accredited clinical program.
Experience providing clinical services to a child and adolescent population is preferred.
Clinical license preferred.
Must conduct oneself in an ethical and professional manner;
Bilingual English/Spanish language competency required.
Required to lift/ move objects weighing in excess of 40 pounds;
Must possess ability to provide physical restraint to youth;
Must have visual, hearing, and learning capabilities sufficient to perform the essential functions defined above.
Environment and Scheduling
Work is performed in and in association with Maryville program settings, as well as, but not limited to schools, recreational facilities, court rooms, hospitals, correctional/detention institutions, and various community settings;
Duties may involve contact with youth who are traumatized.
24 hour on-call (pager) responsibilities;
Must be flexible and available to work additional hours when necessary;
May be scheduled to work on weekends and/or holidays.
This person may work at either the Bartlett or Des Plaines Campus
Why Join the Maryville Family?
Maryville offers all full-time employees:
PPO health insurance options
Dental insurance (after one year of service)
FSA and HSA
Paid vacation and sick days
9 paid holidays a year
Long Term Disability and Life Insurance (after one year of service)
Tuition reimbursement (after one year of service)
For more information about all of the services that Maryville provides, please visit our website at www.maryvilleacademy.org.
If you are looking for a career in an organization with an extensive history of taking care of children and adolescents, then Maryville is your answer. Maryville helps children and families in difficult situations seeking resources to better themselves. Since our founding in 1883, Maryville has valued and promoted employees who demonstrate a sincere interest in nurturing, mentoring, educating, an...d providing an environment conducive to growth. This position requires compassion and dedication but making a difference in a child’s life is everlasting.
Maryville’s mission is to help children and families to reach their fullest potential by empowering intellectual, spiritual, moral, and emotional growth.