Peer Support Specialist Case Manager

Des Plaines, IL 60018

Employment Type: Full-Time Temp-to-Hire Category: Case Management Job Number: 3351
We are hiring for a Peer Support Specialist Case Manager in the north side of Chicago.
Position Responsibilities
  • Assess client’ s needs, strengths, resources, functioning, and diagnoses.
  • Develop treatment plan collaboratively with client by defining goals, outcomes, and time frames for treatment
  • Provide comprehensive care and assist client in accessing multiple access points of service, including housing, benefits, substance abuse services, skills training, psychiatry, medical.
  • Provide crisis intervention in order to decrease hospitalization episodes and increase symptom management. 
  • Assess for de-compensation episodes and provide appropriate intervention, facilitating inpatient hospitalization if necessary.
  • Carry a shared case load of clients providing supportive counseling and case management services as assigned by supervisor and operate as part of a treatment team.
  • Ensure all documentation is complete in a timely manner, meets Rule 132/Rule 140 standards and financial targets.
  • Transportation of clients and home visits are required. Services will be provided in multiple locations including in home, office, community.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of High school diploma required
  • Bachelor’ s degree preferred
  • History of receiving mental health services.
Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) Certification required within one year of hire.
Other Requirements
  • Valid Illinois driver’ s license & insurance
  • Experience in community based services, crisis intervention, mental health and/or substance abuse services strongly preferred
If you are interested in further information, please send the most updated copy of your resume to brooke@psychpros.com

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Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.

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