Webster-Cantrell Hall is a private not-for-profit Child Welfare Agency.
The Mission of Webster-Cantrell Hall is to serve children, youth, and families at risk of or in challenging circumstances. The Agency provides for their physical, social, educational, and psychological needs through home, community based, and residential prevention and treatment programs. The professional services facilitate family preservation and the development of self sufficient individuals.
Webster-Cantrell Hall is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following employment opportunities:
- Outpatient Therapist –
Requires a minimum of Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field; Masters of Social Work preferred. LCSW, LCPC, or LMFT licensure required. Counseling experience also required.
- Foster Care Case Manager –
Bachelors Degree work with children and families. Responsibilities include monitoring homes, casework planning, assessment of assigned clients and development, and implementation of each clients service plan.
- Foster Care Case Aide –
Webster-Cantrell Hall currently has a part-time position available for a Foster Care Case Assistant to work with children and families. Responsibilities include supervising/monitoring home visits, transporting to appointments, providing modeling of parenting skills, case noting and other responsibilities as assigned. The Foster Care Case Assistant will work with the Department of Children and Family Services, the court system and other collateral agencies. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, an Associate of Art’s Degree or a minimum of a high school diploma and be willing to work flexible hours. Must have excellent driving record.
- Adoptions Representative –
• Analyze needs and coordinate casework planning regarding family stabilization, school adjustment, permanency planning, and/or referrals.
• Be responsible for the assessment of each assigned client, using professional interview techniques and analysis, and for the development and implementation of the client’s written Service Plan and materials for the Administrative Case Reviews (ACR), if applicable.
• Where possible, maintain contact via monthly home visits with foster families, clients, schools, and others as needed.
• Arrange for and participate in multi-disciplinary staffings, reviews, and/or consultations when indicated.
• Attend and participate in court hearings as required.
• Be responsible for accurately and legibly maintaining all required reports, monthly and quarterly summaries, and client case records.
- Counselor –
Full-time position counseling school aged youth who demonstrate moderate behavioral issues. Responsibilities include service planning, case coordination, participating on a multidisciplinary team, and ability to meet Medicaid documentation requirements. Applicant must have good clinical skills, both verbal and written. BSW or related field required.
- Intact Program Supervisor –
Within the context of providing a therapeutic environment for all clients, facilitate the development of healthy interpersonal relationships and independence toward the goal of teaching the client and improving the functional level of the client by working with all other staff comprising the treatment team, as well as working directly with and on behalf of the client. Assign case responsibility to professionally trained staff and supervise, schedule, monitor, and evaluate the assigned staff. Ensure the maintenance of accurate, legible, and organized records on program activities, including caseload composition, intake dispositions, service terminations, resource utilization, placement stability, and individual client records. Coordinate intake activities and assign a treatment team to referred families for intact services. Coordinate, supervise, review, and evaluate all service plans for all program client families. Participate in the recruitment and selection of professional, child care, and clerical support staff. Communicate regularly with social service staff by scheduling and conducting staff meetings on a regular basis, attending case reviews and other staff meetings as indicated, and conducting individual supervisory conferences as indicated. Ensure that service delivery is performed according to and within the mission, policy/procedural directions, and treatment model of the Agency. Provide the field training, perspective, empowerment, and support which enable the direct.
- Intact Case Manager –
Intact Case Manager to work with children and families. Responsibilities include monitoring homes, casework planning, assessment of assigned clients and development, and implementation of each clients service plan. The Intact Case Manager will work with the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, the court system and other collateral agencies. The Qualified candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of the child welfare field, a Bachelor’s Degree is Social Work or related field, be willing to work flexible hours which includes some evenings and weekends, along with rotating on call responsibilities.
- Licensing Representative –
• Performing recruitment, training, and licensing recommendations of prospective foster/adoptive homes, by assuring compliance with licensing regulations, inspections of all foster homes, licensing investigations, licensing renewals, and licensing re-instatements.
• Ensure the maintenance of accurate, legible, and organized records related to licensing.
• Assist in intake coordination.
• Schedule and prepare documentation for fingerprinting for applicant family members.
• Recruit new individuals to become new foster parents.
• Retain foster parents
• Submit monthly census statistics to the Director of Clinical Services.
• Build liaison with the community to promote the Foster Family program and WCH
• Treat all information concerning children, youth, and their families in any agency program with absolute confidentiality.
• Participate in the mandated Utilization Review process of the Agency.
- Internship and Volunteer opportunities are also available.
Webster-Cantrell Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.
All employee candidates must clear DCFS CANTS and criminal background inquiries, DMV checks, and submit to a drug screen if hired. No phone calls.