Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 68,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for a full-time Social Worker /Counselor I or II to join our Adult Mental Health Outpatient Team!
Essential Job Functions:
Provides therapeutic services to adult clients diagnosed with an Axis I Mental Health Disorders within multiple programs. Some clients also present with substance abuse problems.
Provides comprehensive mental health assessments and develop recovery oriented and individualized treatment plans specifying service array.
Provides individual and group therapy, and family education and support activities for outpatient clients. 60% of supportive services work in the community will be involved.
Required to work one (1) evening) per week to accommodate client need,
Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling required
AND two (2) years of experience in working with mentally ill adults.
LSW or LCP required
Must have access to a vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance to perform essential job functions.
Ability to work with diverse groups
Metropolitan Family Services offers a very generous benefits packet to our professionals:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medical Coverage: HMO, Traditional PPO, or PPO w/ HSA contributions.
Dental and Vision Insurance Options
11 paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Training and Professional Development Plan with E- Learning
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.