The Village of Niles is seeking an Urdu/Hindi- speaking candidate for the position of part-time Social Worker in the Family Services Department. This position reports to the Family Services Director. This position provides comprehensive services including direct service (psychosocial assessments, individual/family/marital counseling), case management, community outreach, crisis intervention and leadership in the Village of Niles Adjudication Court. Social Workers are responsible for working with Social Work Interns, providing the Intern with guidance to support the department.
Essential Job Functions Include:
Provide psychosocial assessments using a holistic/integrated approach;
Create care plans (including the level of care needed) for clients and provide referrals and resources;
Manage a case load of clients for counseling, including home visits and transport of clients;
Complete documentation including, but not limited to, progress notes, initial/closing summaries and professional correspondence;
Complete performance measurement and monthly statistics;
Participate in staff meetings and professional meetings;
Respond to emergency personnel when requested in situations that require Family Services support;
Assist with representing the department in Adjudication Court and follow up with Adjudication referrals along with court reports;
All other duties as assigned.
Requirements and Conditions:
Graduate degree from an accredited school of social work preferred;
Licensed in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) or in the process of working toward licensure;
2 years’ experience in a clinical setting, in individual/group social work, or any equivalent combination of education and experience;
Fluent in Urdu/Hindi;
Experienced in working with the South Asian Community;
A valid Driver’s License is required;
Primarily office setting work, with occasional home visits to clients and participation in community and Village events;
Evening and weekend availability required.
Hourly wage starts at $27.50. To apply, candidates can complete an application on the Village’s website at www.vniles.com or submit an application or resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Village of Niles, 1000 Civic Center Drive, Niles, IL 60714, via E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Village of Niles is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Village of Niles
The Village of Niles is proudly built upon friendly, multi-cultural neighborhoods, with best-in-class services, low taxes and efficient multi-modal transportation for all its residents—urban professionals, young families and senior citizens alike. Bordering Chicago, Niles is safe, clean and conveniently located, with good schools, and a community which embraces ethnic diversity and comes together to enjoy events, festivals and cultures. Niles is truly easy to do business with and is home to several major corporations and signature businesses.
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If you can imagine it—you can create it, build and make it here in the Village of Niles. Enjoy: a brand new start, a new home outside the city, more services for your life, a different kind of festival, a bold new business, a happy content, safe community. Your success is our success —as a community and a prospering Village.