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Mental Health Counselor II– (Child & Adolescent) - BH/017

WILL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT & COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER

Job Posted: October 14, 2022

Division
Behavioral Health Services, Counselors

Job Summary
This candidate will be responsible for providing a wide array of services to youth clients and their families to promote opportunities for maximum independence in the community. Primary responsibilities include the assessments, planning, implementing, coordination, monitoring, and ongoing evaluation of services provision to severely emotionally disturbed (SED) or mentally ill individuals and their families. The responsible individuals will collaborate with medical and other allied personnel in diagnosis and treatment planning and delivery. Candidates may be required to work Saturdays and evening hours, along with travel. Schedule Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Thursday 10:00 am-6:00 pm, and Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Mental Health Counselor II: An accredited Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related behavioral health field, licensed or eligible for licensure as Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP), Licensed Practitioner of Healing Arts (LPHA), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).

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

DESIRED:
Experience with child and adolescent mental health and knowledge of substance abuse counseling, crisis intervention, and case management a plus. Bilingual in Spanish.

Salary Range

Grade 14 Hourly Wage ($24.83-$38.72)

Disclaimer

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.

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Until Filled

DATE POSTED:
10/14/22 – BH/017

Contact:
Stacey J. Knack, M.B.A.
Program Coordinator, Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue Joliet, IL 60433
(815)727-8822
Fax (815)727-8526