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Vocational Counselor (Joliet, IL)

 

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Job Title: Vocational Counselor

Location: Joliet, IL

Schedule/Shift: 10:30-7 M-Th, 8:30-5 F

Salary Range: $28,000 for Bachelor’s, $30,000 for Master’s degree

Description:

  • Supervises individuals working on a cleaning crew with a focus in skill development to work towards community employment. Oversees the cleaning of 4-5 buildings per week.
  • Works independently to assess areas of growth for crew members
  • Creates work schedules on a monthly basis and distributes them to the appropriate people
  • Writes billing notes in a timely fashion to document services being completed and highlight regular progress.
  • Engages in regular meetings with supervisor to discuss progress, concerns, and problem solving. Communicates with the crew member’s therapist when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to interact with program participants in an effective and empathic manner that promotes a therapeutic relationship
  • Works with the individual’s team to assist persons served in overcoming challenges created by their disabilities and to assist them in achieving recover from mental illness.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, or related field.
  • Must pass a physical examination which include:  balancing, pulling, pushing, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching, repetitive motion, pushing wheelchairs and lifting up to 40 pounds.   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to utilize behavioral interventions to assist persons in learning job related skills
  • Able to interact effectively with staff and program participants and promote appropriate boundaries
  • Able to execute policies, procedures, and  regulations and when necessary explain them to program participants, family members, members of the community, and staff from other agencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Adaptable in the moment

Contact: Email resume to Laurie Ferfecki at jobs@trinityservices.org

 

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