PSR a Group Facilitator serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team and provides comprehensive services to individuals with mental illness. Some clients have co-occurring cognitive challenges, substance abuse issues and minor medically complex needs. Instructors are afforded an opportunity to teach clients new skills to aid them in achieving their highest potential possible. It is an exciting opportunity to really make a difference in people’s lives.
Group Facilitator must creatively plan recovery-based activities and actively engage the program participants throughout the day. The Group Facilitator will focus on providing group and individual services that will actively engage members in the following areas: independent living skills, community integration, economic self-sufficiency, symptom management, coping skills, peer support and future planning. Participates in the development and implementation of individual treatment planning, curriculum development, therapeutic recreation and all client related activities and documentation as defined by the interdisciplinary team, accreditation and funding organizations. Documentation responsibilities in PSR include the completion monthly summaries and progress notes that are compliant with rule 132/140 (Medicaid) standards.
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm
Master's degree in social work, psychology or related human services field required. One-year paid experience working with mental health clients strongly preferred.
Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, be approved to drive agency vehicles through agency insurance, and pass a required criminal background check. Must have effective oral and written communication skills, ability to work with diverse populations and work collaboratively with other staff. Knowledge of Medicaid standards is a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Envision Unlimited offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package to our professionals:
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, PPO
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
Company paid Life Insurance
12 Paid Holidays + Birthday Off
Paid vacation, sick time and personal days
In house training and CEU’s
Employee Assistance Network
Support for pursuing clinical licensure (financial and time off)
Opportunity for career growth & development
About Envision Unlimited
Envision Unlimited is a large non-profit agency with locations in the greater Chicagoland area. We provide community day, residential, case management, career, and mental health services to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental illness. Our continued commitment is to provide persons with disabilities or other special needs quality supports which promote choice, independence and community inclusion. Through the collaborative efforts of an interdisciplinary team, our members receive person-centered services aimed at improving functionality and independence. We work to build partnerships with our community to enrich the lives of our members by creating opportunities that will strengthen relationships for a lifetime.