Mental Health Counselor II – Adult Services Program (BH/013)

Bargaining Union Position, Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

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Job CategoryBehavioral Heatlh
Job TitleMental Health Counselor II - Adult Services Program (BH/013)
Job Title NoteBehavioral Health Services
Job SummaryWorks under the supervision of the Adult Services Program Manager. Provides direct clinical services to a chronic mentally ill adult population: comprehensive mental health assessments; development and implementation of Individual Treatment Plans; mental health case management, psychosocial rehabilitation, community support services; crisis intervention, and psychotherapy. Must be proficient in providing treatment and skill-development services in group settings. Services are to be provided in various settings (on and off site). Primary population focus will be on court mandated adult mentally ill population and also, those consumers who may have a mental illness and a co-occurring substance abuse problem. The applicant will conduct comprehensive Pre-Admission Screenings, Re-Assessments and Resident Reviews for the Pre-Admission Screening Mental Health (PAS/MH) Program to eligible consumers located at area hospitals and nursing home facilities. Applicant must have extensive working knowledge of Illinois statutes pertaining to Mental Health and Problem Solving Courts. The applicant will participate as a member of the Will County Mental Health Court (WCMHC) team and provide trainings on key mental health issues at team staffing and testify (if called upon) at court proceedings. The applicant will provide case management and treatment services for all individuals enrolled in WCMHC and work at multiple WCHD office locations. Flexible hours, including evening and weekends.
Minimum QualificationsAn accredited Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or Marriage and Family Therapy, with one (1) year of clinical experience, Licensure as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (LCP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC ) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) DESIRED: Certified Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC) certification/eligibility and/or Bilingual in Spanish. Computer literacy including word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical programs.
Salary RangeGrade 14 Hourly Wage ($24.83 - $38.72)
Apply ToStacey J. Knack, MBA Program Coordinator, Human Resources Will County Health Department 501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433 FAX (815) 727-8526 www.willcountyhealth.org
Apply byNOT LATER THAN: 06/16/2021 DATE POSTED: 06/07/2021 THESE DATES APPLY TOWARD OUR UNION IN-HOUSE EMPLOYEES ONLY
DisclaimerI certify that answers/information given herein are true, complete and accurate. I understand that any omission or misrepresentation of information may be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or, if employment has commenced, grounds for immediate dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I hereby authorize any schools that I have attended, current and previous employers, and organizations named in this application to provide the County of Will with any information that may be requested to make an employment decision. I hereby specifically waive written notice from any and all former employers regarding their disclosure to the County of Will of any information including disciplinary action. I understand that if I am offered employment, it is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination and/or drug test prior to placement in the position for which I have applied when such tests are required. I specifically authorize law enforcement agencies to release any records of prior criminal convictions and/or pending felony charges it may have or may obtain from other sources to the County of Will. I hereby release the County of Will and other agencies from any and all actions and claims that may be sustained by me from the release and use of the information. I understand and agree that in the absence of an express written agreement to the contrary executed by the employer, any employment I accept shall be for an indefinite term and shall be terminable at any time, with or without notice or cause, either by me or at the will and sole discretion of the employer.   I have read or had read to me and understand the above statement. For purposes of this electronic form, my typed name in the signature box represents my signature. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.

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I certify that answers/information given herein are true, complete and accurate. I understand that any omission or misrepresentation of information may be sufficient cause for rejection of this application or, if employment has commenced, grounds for immediate dismissal. I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. I hereby authorize any schools that I have attended, current and previous employers, and organizations named in this application to provide the County of Will with any information that may be requested to make an employment decision. I hereby specifically waive written notice from any and all former employers regarding their disclosure to the County of Will of any information including disciplinary action. I understand that if I am offered employment, it is contingent upon satisfactorily passing a physical examination and/or drug test prior to placement in the position for which I have applied when such tests are required. I specifically authorize law enforcement agencies to release any records of prior criminal convictions and/or pending felony charges it may have or may obtain from other sources to the County of Will. I hereby release the County of Will and other agencies from any and all actions and claims that may be sustained by me from the release and use of the information. I understand and agree that in the absence of an express written agreement to the contrary executed by the employer, any employment I accept shall be for an indefinite term and shall be terminable at any time, with or without notice or cause, either by me or at the will and sole discretion of the employer.   I have read or had read to me and understand the above statement. For purposes of this electronic form, my typed name in the signature box represents my signature. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT SIGNATURES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT.