Case Manager Independent Living Program

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/13/2018

Start Date

08/12/2018

Application Deadline

07/13/2018

Address

11255 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago
Illinois
60628
United States

Description


Basic Functions: Has full case management responsibility for DCFS wards ages 19 to 21 preparing to transition out of the foster care system. Provides intense home based case management services to address the youth's safety, wellbeing and permanency. Assists youth in obtaining their own apartment and provides services in the client's home with the goal of developing skills for independent living upon emancipation of wardship. If ward is parenting, responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the ward's child. On call 24 hours and at times will be required to work beyond regular office hours.


Grade: 16


Salary: Not listed


Hours: Full Time


Work Location: 11255 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. 60628


Preferred Requirements: MSW or MA in a Human Service Area. Three years child welfare experience and experience working with older youth, home visiting, courts system.


Minimum Requirements: Masters in related field. One year of child welfare experience. Child Welfare Employee Licensure (CWEL) required.


Other Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance per agency specifications. Access to personal transportation. Must be physically able to climb up three flight of stairs.

Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Master's degree


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