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Case Manager, CST

Lutheran Social Services of IL
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, 403(b)
United States, Illinois, Chicago
Jun 30, 2024

Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI), is a leading not-for-profit organization providing healing, justice and wholeness to people and communities. For over 150 years, LSSI has made a difference in the lives of children and families, and we're still a strong, viable presence in the State of Illinois, continuing that commitment to making a difference.

Help individuals with serious mental illness retain their independence. Lutheran Social Services of Illinois(LSSI) is hiring full-time Counselor/Case Managers to support our clients with mental illness' journey to independent living on the Northside of Chicago.

You will join a team of dedicated case managers, counselors, peer specialists and nurses that support individuals to successfully live in their community. That may mean attending appointments with them, helping to build coping skills, supporting access to community services like food or utility assistance, or teaching life skills like laundry or budgeting. The ultimate goal is to help our clients avoid psychiatric hospitalizations and crisis episodes.

Benefits and Perks:
LSSI is growing! Come be a part of this rewarding environment, and enjoy the knowledge that you're helping make a positive difference in the lives of others, as well as these career advantages:

  • On Demand Flexible Paydays for earned wages through an app called Dayforce Wallet.
  • Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure.
  • Salary $42,000-$47,000/Annually.
  • Opportunity for advancement.
  • Comprehensive benefits package for Full-Time employees includes healthcare insurance, up to 26 days of paid time off per calendar year, 11 paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) plan, Employee Assistance Program, and flexible hours.
  • The paid training you need to learn, grow, and succeed!


  • Carry a caseload of clients providing supportive counseling, teaching coping skills, and helping them manage of their symptoms.
  • Help clients access community services (food, clothing, utility assistance, etc.) and benefits (healthcare, disability, social security)
  • Transportation of clients in personal vehicles or agency vehicles is required. Services will be provided in multiple locations.
  • Monitor client's medication and attend appointments with them (medical, dental, therapy, etc.)
  • Help clients find housing.
  • Teach life skills (budgeting, grocery shopping, hygiene, laundry, etc.) and help them establish routines.
  • Provide some therapeutic intervention and support when clients are struggling.
  • Help clients develop a crisis plan.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master'spreferred.
  • 1-3 years of clinical experience preferred.
  • Experience in Crisis Intervention & De-escalation.
  • Valid Illinois Driver's License & Insurance.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, pregnancy, any other characteristic protected by law.

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