Employment Opportunity: Community/Social Services
Title: Case Manager - Part-Time
Posting No.: 1014
Closing Date: Until Filled
Department: Community Services
Division: Senior Services
Hours: Part-Time: Monday-Friday, 20 hours weekly between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on-call as needed, evenings and weekends on a rotating schedule
Salary: $20.00-$22.00 per hour
There is one (1) position open at this time.
This position will be responsible for conducting abuse, neglect, and exploitation investigations of Seniors, ages 60+, and adults with disabilities, ages 18-59, who live in a residential setting for the Adult Protective Services Program in the Senior Services division.
• Responds to APS intake reports within the priority timeframes by conducting a face-to-face visit with the alleged victim
• Conducts in-home assessments to determine if abuse, neglect, or exploitation has occurred within 30 days of intake
• Provides in-home risk assessments by evaluating clients’ home environment, functional and cognitive abilities, economic conditions, informal supports, abuse factors, etc.
• Provides casework and follow up on substantiated cases
• Develops case plans to ensure clients overall needs and safety are being met
• Utilizes various computer programs for daily tasks and reports
• Performs other related duties as required
Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
• Completion of a Master’s Degree or a RN license, or a B.S.N, or B.A. or a B.S in health, social services, social work, health care administration, gerontology, criminal justice, or a LPN license
• If your degree is a RN license, B.S.N, B.A., or a B.S, (1) one year of experience in health or human services is additionally required
• If your degree is a LPN license, (2) two years of experience in health or human services is additionally required
• Must possess and maintain in good standing a valid Illinois Driver’s License
• Must successfully complete State sponsored Adult Protective Services Case Worker Phase I training prior to, or within six (6) months of employment and Phase II training within six (6) months of Phase I training
Applicants must possess effective interpersonal communication skills, ability to address and resolve problems, set priorities and work independently along with strong organizational and time management skills.
Applicants who are bilingual or with specific experience in Senior Citizen Services are encouraged to apply.
This position is dependent on available funding.
A pre-employment background check is required.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer