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School Social Worker, Aurora IL

Aurora, Illinois Posted 3 days ago

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Category Schools - Social Worker
Job Type Any Of These

Soliant has partnered with a moderately sized, suburban school community in Aurora, IL to place a full-time School Social Worker for the upcoming semester.

At about 40 miles from downtown Chicago, this is a suburb that has significant growth in the last decade, serving a diverse student population.

Details of the assignment below:

  • Full-time
  • Cover 2 elementary school buildings
  • Estimated assignment time: 13 weeks (subject to change)
  • Requirements:

  • Social Worker credential issued by the Illinois State Board of Education (please note that this process can take a long time, applicants are asked to check on their timeline for their applications before they apply)
  • Essential functions:

  • Conducting bio-psychosocial assessments and social histories;
  • Assessing students for substance use, support systems, physical and emotional functioning, barriers to academic performance, peer issues, suicidal/homicidal ideation, and similar issues;
  • Developing and implementing treatment plans and discharge plans that support student self-determination;
  • Providing direct therapeutic services such as individual, family or group therapy regarding specific issues;
  • Providing crisis management services, including assessing for safety;
  • Advocating for student services and students’ best interests;
  • Providing case management services including, but not limited to, referrals to community resources, collaboration with other professionals;
  • Providing trainings and workshops to teachers, school staff and parents;
  • Conducting home visits;
  • Identifying and resolving ethical issues;
  • Managing and supervising staff; and
  • Contributing to a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • To apply, send your resume to Monica Guu at monica.guu@soliant.com, or call (770) 723-3774

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    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    • Competitive Salary
    • Weekly Paycheck
    • Matching 401(k) Plan
    • Extensive Medical Coverage
    • Licensing Assistance
    • Custom Housing
    • Travel Assistance
    • Professional Development Reimbursement