Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training
4 Year Degree
Search, Inc. is seeking a QIDP (Case Manager) / Coordinator to be a leader in our Supported Living Program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities . This program includes 30 beautiful group homes in Rogers Park, Skokie, Morton Grove and Mount Prospect. We are looking for an individual that is dynamic, organized, resourceful, caring, and inspiring that can lead, support and supervise three group homes/CILAs.
Some responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Ensure timely and accurate adherence to procedures related to house budgets, Link cards, petty cash, and consumer trust funds,
Convene the interdisciplinary team for each individual assigned to caseload; initiate, coordinate and monitor the interdisciplinary team process, assure participation of team members and the individual,
Ensure that services specified in the service plan are being provided,
Ensure that assigned program staff are fully trained in site specific safety procedures and individual specific behavioral approaches,
Ensure staffings, service plans, assessments, goal sheets, and goal progress reports are completed according to established time-lines,
Ensure that program staff maintain daily documentation and record keeping on individual progress on goals established in their service plans,
Advocate for individual rights and services,
Ensure that incident reports are completed and routed according to policy,
Ensure that individual medical needs are met in a compassionate, effective, and efficient manner,
Ensure that program staff effectively assist individuals with activities of daily living and personal self care such as toileting, eating, grooming, bathing, dressing, etc...
Ensure that consumers are planning and participating in activities of their choosing in the community, including transporting individuals to activities,
Ensure that individuals are actively engaged with meaningful activities through out their program day or evening,
Ensure that there are daily efforts to assist individuals with learning skills needed for greater independence,
Participate in the development of individual behavioral approaches and behavioral tracking,
Ensure that there is direct and continuous supervision of individuals at the program site and on outings or medical appointments to ensure their safety and therapeutic well-being at all times
Search offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package which includes:
Health and dental insurance
Paid vacation time, sick time & holidays
2 Retirement plans
Employee Recognition Program
Search is an equal opportunity employer.
Qualified applicants must have:
A Bachelor`s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice or a related field of study,
At least one year of experience with persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities.
A valid driver`s license with a good driving record for the last 3 years
Supervisory experience and strong computer skills preferred.
About Search, Inc.
Search empowers individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential, accept a valued role in their community and lead rich, rewarding lives. Search provides a wide range of flexible, personalized services and supports for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. These include supported living arrangements, adult learning and employment programs, as well as medical, behavioral, therapy and home-based services.
Outstanding Services, Life-Changing Experiences
Search makes a promise to each person we serve to provide exceptional services and truly memorable experiences that inspire and empower. This is reflected by our vision of a world where all people live, learn, work and play alongside one another, bringing their unique abilities to the community.
Search is a community-based nonprofit. Our programs serve more than 600 people and their families annually at locations stretching from the southwest side of Chicago to the northern suburbs of Waukegan and Mount Prospect. Search has provided high-quality services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities for over 50 years.
Experienced... and Certified
Search, Inc. is licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
CARF accreditation means Search has passed an in-depth review of its services. It is your assurance that we meet rigorous guidelines for service and quality -- an endorsement that Search conforms to nationally and internationally recognized service standards and is focused on delivering the most favorable results for you.
Our board of directors is a dedicated group of some of Illinois’ finest business, community and civic leaders. Through their dedication and service we are able to provide people with intellectual disabilities the quality of life they so truly deserve.