Counselor / Case Manager - ( Bilingual Preferred )
at Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

Date Posted: 6/6/2017

Job Description

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois ( LSSI ) has a full-time position available to work with adults who have substance related issues and dually diagnosis in a clinical & culturally sensitive manner.   Responsibilities include providing community support and case management services to clients in the community. Community support duties entail supporting, skill building, and developing resources, supports and skills to individuals to increase their community functioning in the surrounding neighborhood. Reliable car required with valid Illinois driver's license and auto liability insurance. Master's degree in social services or a related field required.  EOE

 Agency Overview:

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is a not-for-profit social service agency of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). LSSI serves people through an array of programs at more than 100 sites across Illinois. LSSI’s services include counseling, mental health, substance abuse treatment, residential treatment for children and adolescents, early childhood education, programs for adults and children with developmental disabilities, foster care and adoption, housing and services for older adults and individuals with disabilities, nursing care and programs for prisoners and their families.

Job Requirements

Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social services or a related field. Professional certification or licensure (LSW, LPC, LCWS, LCPC, and/or CADC) within 2 yrs. of hire date. Minimum 2 yrs. experience required. Annual TB test required. CANTS Background test required. Competent in computers and ability to learn the electronic health records.

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

Key Words: Social Services, Human Services, Child and Family Services, Personal Care, Medical Health Services, Nursing, Family Therapists, Mental Health, Rehabilitation Services, Child and Youth Services, Services for Elderly, Services for Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, Case Manager, Volunteer, Program Coordinator, Resident Assistance, Program Assistant, Community Support Specialists, Service Coordinator, Manager, Not for Profit, NonProfit, NFP.

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About Us

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is a not-for-profit social services agency of the three Illinois synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). It serves people of all faiths and all walks of life, including children, families and adults of all ages. Throughout the state, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois touches the lives of tens of thousands of people each year, serving people of all ages, races, religious and economic circumstances.

Whether you are an experienced professional in nursing or child welfare, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We serve people in need with over eighty offices throughout the state of Illinois. Be a part of our team- and start making a difference by helping to bring healing, justice and wholeness to people in need.

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