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Access to Care Specialist I - BH/032 - REPOST


Job Posted: 1/4/23

Joliet Office

Evening (2nd Shift)

Behavioral Health Services, Counselors, Fieldwork

Job Summary
Candidate will provide crisis screenings, resources, and crisis responses to
community residents along with linkage between the CARES Line and screener.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Pastoral Counseling or Therapy and Social Work. An individual who meets the minimum credentials for the Mental Health Professional (MHP) as established by TITLE 59: Mental Health, Chapter IV: Department of Human Services, Part 132 Medicaid Community Mental Health Services Program. Data entry and Microsoft Word experience.

Verification of U.S. citizenship or employment eligibility. Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License with minimum auto liability insurance.

Bilingual in Spanish

Salary Range

Grade 13 Hourly Wage ($22.34 – $34.85) + $3.00/HR Premium Pay


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1/4/23​ – BH/032

Stacey J. Knack, M.B.A.
Director of Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433
Fax (815) 727-8526​

Download the Adobe PDF application below, complete, and fax it to (815) 727-8526 or email to Please include your resume with the job application.