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Open Positions at Ecker Center as of April 16, 2015

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To apply for an open position, please email resume and cover letter to: rgrauzinis@eckercenter.org or you may send your resume to Human Resources at:  Ecker Center for Mental Health,  1845 Grandstand Place, Elgin, IL  60123. No phone calls please.

Vocational Case Manager – FT HUD – Hunters Ridge Position available. Provide side-by-side supports and/or training for skill development, which may include assistance with temporary job coaching, vocational readiness, support with educational pursuits, public transportation, and budgeting.  Provide education and assistance with the effects of work upon the consumers Social Security Administration benefits (SSI, SSDI, Medicaid, and Medicare). Coordinate and collaborate with other vocational agencies in providing job opportunities and assistance as needed for the consumer.  Provide and document rehabilitation services, assist in development of treatment plans/assessments and manage crisis for residential clients. Responsible for medication monitoring. Assist clients in development of independent living and job readiness skills. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Human Service Field plus minimum one year mental health experience. Vocational experience a plus. Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, including providing transportation in personal and agency vehicles to local and long distance appointments on occasion. Ability to administer CPR and emergency first aid. Must have valid Illinois driver’s license and automobile. Hours: Monday – Friday, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 35 hour workweek.

Mental Health Professional – PT Multiple positions available. Provide rehabilitation services, contribute to and develop treatment plans and manage crisis for all residential clients. Handle referrals and discharges for residential services. Assist clients in obtaining/maintaining entitlements. Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Human Service Field or five years experience in Mental Health field.  Willingness to work regularly scheduled hours, holidays and overtime in emergency situations. Must have the ability to work cooperatively with mentally ill adults, and to administer CPR.  Must have valid Illinois driver’s license, auto insurance and automobile. Please specify which schedule is of interest.

Hours:  CILA - Saturday, 12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. (Friday overnight)

            HUD (Abbott) – Monday – Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

            HUD (Hunters Ridge) – Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Therapist – PT- Bilingual Spanish, Community Counseling Program Position available. Qualifications: Master’s degree in human service field and experience providing individual therapy to adults. LCSW or LCPC licensure and bilingual Spanish required. Must be able to work independently. This position will be subcontracted to a health clinic to provide counseling for HIV positive individuals 2 days per week, which includes one day in Aurora.  Hours:  approx. 15 hours weekly, 2 days/week, with flexibility in scheduled hours.

                           Ecker Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, age, disability, religion, sex, national origin/ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other legally protected status.