Social Worker - Clinical Screener – Integrated Assessment
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 4/20/2021

Job Description

Full-Time positions - $59,000 Annual Salary


  • Complete in-depth, highly clinical assessments of parents, children and foster parents involved with the child welfare system.
  • Provide assessments in the client’s home with the Permanency Worker in the areas of parenting, mental health, substance abuse, domestic violence, early childhood development, and trauma.
  • Formulate a detailed assessment, including client interviews as well as historical records, that is provided to the court and serves as the basis of the family’s ongoing service plan for reunification.

Job Requirements

  • Masters Degree is Social Work required.   

  • LCSW or LCPC in IL required.

  • Minimum two (2) years of post-graduate experience with the population of children served by this program. 

  • Child welfare experience required.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills so as to interact with all personnel involved in this program- children, parents, foster parents, relatives of children, DCFS staff, community agency staff, physicians, peers, government agencies, school personnel, etc. required.

  • Reliable vehicle with automobile insurance required.  Mileage reimbursement provided.

  • Flexible Schedule

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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