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Engagement Specialist I-Substance Use Concentration - BH/094


Job Posted: 4/26/24

Behavioral Health Services

Job Summary
Will assist the Substance Use Treatment team in providing direct and indirect services to individuals in crisis, along with providing outreach and engagement of all individuals in the Substance Use Treatment Program to help individuals remain engaged in treatment and to promote continued access to mental health and community-related services. Schedule Monday through Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. Two (2) years of experience in a behavioral health support system. Pass the State of Illinois background check. Must have direct or indirect lived experience and familiarity with the community Substance Use Recovery System. Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or Certified Peer Recovery Support Specialist (CPRS) or eligible to sit for the certification exam and pass within six (6) months of hire.  
Must possess a valid Illinois Driver’s License with minimum auto liability insurance. Verification of employment eligibility or U.S. citizenship.
Bilingual in Spanish.

Salary Range

Grade 10 Hourly Wages ($20.65-$30.66)


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4/26/24 – BH/094

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

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