Disability and Senior Social Worker

$80,677 yearly
  • Village of Arlington Heights
  • Arlington Heights, IL, USA
  • Apr 29, 2022
Full time Public Health

Job Description

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of full-time Disability & Senior Social Worker in the Health & Human Services Department. 

Under general supervision, the Disability & Senior Social Worker is responsible for the delivery of clinical and technical services to individuals with disabilities, seniors, and the general population. Acts as the Village’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator and as a technical expert on accessibility laws including the ADA, Illinois Accessibility Code, Fair Housing Amendments, Section 504, and other pertinent laws and ordinances.      

Provides direct service to residents including clinical assessment, case management, financial assistance, crisis intervention, and therapeutic services. Acts as a community resource on disability issues and concerns. Ability to provide resources and assist residents in accessing local, State, and Federal benefits, programs, and services. Investigates accessibility complaints and works to resolve such complaints.

Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university and three years of direct clinical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Gerontology concentration and Disability Social Work experience are required. Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation preferred. Certified in the Americans with Disabilities Act and Home Modification within six months of hire. Must have a valid Illinois Driver's License.

The minimum starting salary is $80,677 and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and complete an online application located at www.vah.com. Applications will also be accepted via mail: Human Resources, Village of Arlington Heights, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005; or email to jobs@vah.com. This position is open until filled. Internet access is available at all local libraries. For more information concerning the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at www.vah.com.                                         

The Village of Arlington Heights is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. 

 The Village continues to improve how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations. 

Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a background check and pre-employment drug screen.