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Entry Level Mental Health Worker

Advantage xPO
$17.00-$17.00
paid holidays, sick time
United States, Illinois, Wheaton
May 29, 2024

Full-time entry level position with excellent benefits no experience needed. 2nd shift $17 per hour and Day shift $15 per hour.

Locations in West Chicago and Addison

Wednesday through Saturday 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid State of Illinois Driver's license and good driving record.

A new employee in this classification must attend a PAID week-long New Employee Orientation program on the first shift (8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Can you say benefits? This position offers a full benefit package which includes 12 paid holidays, 3 weeks of paid vacation per year and paid sick time. This is also a pension eligible position and we are a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Responsibilities

Provides assistance to adult clients, with serious mental illnesses, in learning independent living skills, using various methods of role modeling and motivational interviewing, demonstrating and assisting with tasks such as making a shopping list, preparing meals or following recipe instructions* Provides education and direction on proper hygiene and grooming and demonstrates housekeeping skills

Monitors overall personal safety of residents

Participates and encourages clients with individual and group recreational activities such as sewing, cooking and art

Monitors medication effectiveness and may observe clients taking medications

Assists in facilitating transportation including assisting clients in attending all scheduled appointments

Performs tasks related to maintaining environmental standards in residential facilities

Completes grocery shopping for the unit, and completes supply inventories.

Requirements

The preferred candidate will have excellent communication skills; some knowledge of the policies and procedures of a residential program; working skill in using a personal computer and applicable software; working skill in performing clerical duties and operating related office equipment; some skill in the preparation of records. Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds.

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About Advantage xPO

Advantage xPO is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage xPO is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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