The Village of Niles is seeking a candidate for the part-time position of Senior Social Worker in the Family Services Department. This position reports to the Senior Social Worker Coordinator. This position provides comprehensive services for residents age 60 and over including direct service, psychosocial assessments, case management, community outreach, crisis intervention, for residents and occasional counseling.
Essential Job Functions: • Case management for residents 60 and over is primary responsibility. Services provided in the office and in homes; • Provide individual, group, couple, marital and community counseling as assigned: • Respond to emergency personnel requests in situations involving residents age 60 and over; • Provide psychosocial assessments using a holistic/integrated approach; • Create care plans (including the level of care needed) for clients and provide referrals and resources; • Complete documentation including, but not limited to, progress notes, initial/closing summaries and professional correspondence; • Participate in staff meetings, clinical supervision, and professional meetings; • Complete performance management and monthly statistics; • Follow up with Adjudication referrals along with court reports as needed involving residents age 60 and over; • Interact with Social Work interns as needed for guidance and support; • Complete billing for client when services are provided.
Requirements and Conditions: • Graduate degree from an accredited school of social work; • LCSW preferred; • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a clinical setting working with older adults and their families; • A valid Driver’s License is required; • Primarily office setting work, with occasional home visits to clients and participation in community and Village events; • This position’s workdays and hours are flexible, but are limited to 25 hours per week or less.
About Village of Niles
The Village of Niles is proudly built upon friendly, multi-cultural neighborhoods, with best-in-class services, low taxes and efficient multi-modal transportation for all its residents—urban professionals, young families and senior citizens alike. Bordering Chicago, Niles is safe, clean and conveniently located, with good schools, and a community which embraces ethnic diversity and comes together to enjoy events, festivals and cultures. Niles is truly easy to do business with and is home to several major corporations and signature businesses.