Lake County Health Department requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated.

Overview:

Category

Counseling

Job Type

Full-Time

Salary

$22.46 - $26.28 USD per Hour

Location

3002 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085, Illinois

Job Number

16019

Counselor III/BH – Transition Manager – 16019

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!
 
Summary
Responsible for providing all services necessary to facilitate the transition of Class Members under the Williams Consent Decree from Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facilities (SMHRFs) back into the community for independent living. Provides treatment, care, support to Class Members while simultaneously working closely with the identified PRIME agency and SMHRF staff. Plans and implements a treatment plan along with a comprehensive service plan with Class Members on assigned caseload.  Prepares Class Members for future independent living with the review of independent living skills, assessing for any further needs or services once in the community. Conducts case management, outreach, education, monitoring, referral, linkage, follow-ups and documentation.

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated. 

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • Monday-Friday (8:00am-4:00pm)
  • Starting Salary Determined Based on Qualifications