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Job Title:

Case Manager

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Specific Functions:
•Coordinate implementation of assigned clients' Service Implementation Strategies, including completing all related documentation. Ensure appropriate training occurs leading to progress in meeting individual goals. Arrange for special staffings with the client, other staff, family and/or guardians, and others. Amend strategies, as indicated.
•Provide supervision and guidance to the assigned Lead Direct Support Professional and direct care staff, ensuring smooth operation of the homes in accordance with established policies and procedures.
•Interview, hire, train, evaluate, and discipline staff in accordance with personnel policies and procedures, under the direction of the Coordinator of Residential Services.
•Provide services and supports as identified in each resident's Service Implementation Strategy, clearly documenting services in client records at least monthly and more frequently as may be required.
•Maintain files and records as directed, insuring documentation is available validating operation in accordance with established policies. Insure state departmental (DMH, DPH, DPA) reporting is timely completed and that it documents clients' progress toward achieving established objectives. Perform periodic quality control audits for client records, as assigned.
•Complete and/or monitor completion of all annual assessments (SAMA, ICAP, SLOF, license reviews, physical, dental, etc.).
•Oversee budget planning process with clients, assuring that assets are used to meet financial obligations and that expenditures are appropriate and within the client's means.
•Maintain awareness of client's health and activity levels, assuring that each client promptly receives needed medical treatment from community providers as available resources allow.
•Maintain an active liaison with family members or significant others regarding the client's adjustment, progress, etc.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in human services and appropriate experience and demonstrated ability preferred. Non-degreed candidates with at least five years of relevant experience in mental health/human services may be considered. Driving record and auto insurance in accordance with agency policy. A criminal background check and post offer drug screen required. EOE.


Comprehensive Health Benefits •FREE Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO (or four other HMO/PPO plans)
•FREE 24/7 medical consult phone service, no copay
•FREE dental insurance
•Optional low-cost vision coverage
•FREE $15,000 life insurance benefit
•Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Generous Paid Time-off Benefits
•11 paid holidays
•10 paid vacation days per year to start
•2 paid personal days
•12 paid sick days per year
•2 paid attendance bonus days available

Additional Benefits
•Tuition reimbursement
•403B retirement plan
•AFLAC elective benefit plans
•Extensive paid training
•Professional and personal growth
•Discounts on area businesses and services
•Loan forgiveness through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

Company Information

Since 1969, Cornerstone Services has been an advocate for people with disabilities in Joliet and greater Will County area. The agency is a recognized leader in providing the support necessary for individuals with disabilities to live and work in the community. In recent years, Cornerstone has expanded services to Kankakee County, as well.

Cornerstone is guided by the belief that people with disabilities are entitled to live in their own communities and make choices for themselves, like everybody else. To this end, Cornerstone employees provide specialized services that empower individuals with as much independence as possible. Some individuals may need a lot of help, while others may need just a little.

The agency’s dedicated staff helps people find and keep jobs, maintain stable housing, and learn to access public transportation and community resources. Group and individual counseling and therapy for mental health needs are also provided by Cornerstone professionals. The organization is guided by an all-volunteer board of directors and has fostered partnerships with other local service providers.

Application Instructions:

If you are called in for an interview you must bring in the following:

1. Proof of education. Diploma, or official transcript still sealed (case managers, program manager and lead direct support professional candidates are required to bring in their official transcripts)
2. Current Illinois driver’s license
3. Current driving record (This can be obtained at the Department of Motor Vehicles for $12. You’ll be reimbursed as long as your record is in accordance with our policy. Note: Case manager, program manager and lead direct support professional candidates must bring in their auto declaration to verify insurance coverage)
4. Any document on List A or List B & C from the attached document (Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, etc.)

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