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
Assume leadership role within the assigned team; model evidenced-based practices and recovery; ensure 60% of all services occur within the members’ natural setting; manage consistent team meetings; provide clinical supervision; provide direct service to members and their families; maintain caseloads; adhere to required documentation standards and monitor team members for the same; adhere to CARF, Medicaid and Medicare standards; conduct annual performance evaluations of staff; participate in the hiring sequence of the agency. Work with individuals with co-occurring disorders and a history of homelessness in a trauma-informed, harm reduction approach with both members in a 44 unit residence, as well as 20 community members. Supervise 3-4 staff directly and an additional 3-4 indirectly. Coordinate care with team nurse and psychiatrist. Meet weekly with Program Director for supervision. LCSW/LCPC supervision available. Familiarity with IDDT a plus.
This person should have good written and verbal communication skills and strong basic computer skills, which include the ability to document services in a clear and effective manner. Experience in the mental health field is strongly preferred.
Must have a valid Driver's license and good driving record.
Must have a car.
Must have 100,000/300,000/100,000 auto liability insurance.
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.