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Addictions Counselor/Case Manager

Company: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families? Do you have experience with counseling adults who use or abuse substances?

Duties & Responsibilities: LSSI is seeking an individual with experience in addictions counseling for our Intact Family Recovery program In partnership with child welfare workers, you will provide intensive, home-based services to parents with a history of substance abuse, and primarily to women who have given birth to a substance-exposed infant. This includes assessments, treatment planning, individual counseling, referral/linkage, crisis intervention, drug screening and other advocacy Qualifications: In addition to a real passion for working with at-risk children and families, this opportunity requires: The preferred candidate will possess a bachelors degree, or Masters degree, preferably in social work or related human services, with current CADC certification. Passing a criminal and CANTS background check is required, as is possession of a valid drivers license and proof of automobile liability insurance. Reimbursement for mileage will be given for home visits and some transporting of clients to treatment. Typical caseload is 15 to 20 clients and visits take place in the city and northern suburbs. Benefits and Perks: Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that youre helping others live better lives, as well as these career advantages: Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure Opportunity for advancement Comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare insurance, up to 26 days of paid time off per calendar year, 10 paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) plan, Employee Assistance Program, and flexible hours The training you need to learn, grow, and succeed The opportunity to become a part of a fantastic team of Child Welfare professionals! We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law. Company Description Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI) is one of the largest statewide providers of social services. Our dedicated staff help children, adults, and seniors to transform their lives. We provide services to one of every 300 people in Illinois! Our skilled and diverse workforce has a passion for making a differencein our clients lives and in the social services field. We provide foundational tools and professional development to help staff strengthen the impact of their work and further their careers. LSSI uses a whole person philosophy of care and leads the way in applying innovation and best practices in our programs.

Our services include foster care, family intervention, early childhood education, mental health, counseling, addiction treatment, support for people with disabilities, affordable senior housing, home care for older adults, and re-entry programs for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Whether you are an experienced professional, a recent college grad, reentering the workforce, or just starting out, consider a career with LSSI. We have over 50 offices across Illinois. Be a part of our team and make a difference! A wide variety of rewarding opportunities await you at LSSI! Join the Lutheran Social Services of Illinois Talent Network today!

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Keywords: Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Des Plaines , Addictions Counselor/Case Manager, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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