ACT Specialist 2
Thresholds - Chicago, IL

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Thresholds is Illinois' oldest and largest provider of services to people living with severe and persistent mental illness. Thresholds celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009 and looks forward to continuing its mission to help its members reclaim their lives and achieve hopeful and successful futures. With its 30 service locations and more than 75 housing developments in the Chicago area, Thresholds is a recognized leader in mental health recovery. Thresholds provides excellent opportunities for career development and promotion and has been voted as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. Thresholds encourages individuals who have experienced mental health recovery to apply. EOE M/F/D/V

Responsible to facilitate mental health rehabilitation interventions and supports necessary to assist individuals with mental illnesses to achieve rehabilitative, resilience and recovery goals primarily in a person’s own environment. This worker will provide direct service to our members through individual contact mainly in the community, frequently in the member’s home. This worker will support our members in their recovery through individual support, skill building, and case management. This worker will advocate with collateral sources to assist members to receive the services and support they need to work on their recovery and independence goals. This worker will always respect members’ right to determine the course of their lives. This worker will communicate well as part of an interdisciplinary ACT team, attend daily team meetings, participate in rotating on-call responsibilities, and work one weekend every eight weeks.

Must have a valid Driver's license and good driving record.
Must have 100,000/300,000/100,000 auto insurance.

Bachelor's degree, or a minimum of five years supervised experience in mental health or human services or the ability to meet Office of Mental Health standards as a Mental Health Professional required.

This worker will be computer literate, well organized, and able to fulfill all agency documentation and revenue goals.

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Established in 1959, Thresholds provides healthcare, housing, and hope for thousands of persons with mental illnesses in Illinois each year....