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Base Pay $9.75 - $10.00 /Hour
Other Pay Excellent Benefit Package/ Guaranteed Annual Raises
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID Residential Counselor

Job Description

mental health, case manager, mental retardation professional, rehabilitation, human services, psychology, nonprofit, social services, intellectual / developmental disabilities, QMRP, QSP, QIDP,  counseling, Spanish, autism, case management, early intervention, CFC, intellectual /developmental delay, job coach, dsp


Clearbrook, dedicated to providing services to children and adults with intellectual/ developmental disabilities, is currently seeking  full and part time Residential Counselors to work with adults in community residential group homes. In this role you will provide support and supervision to a group of clients living in a community integrated setting. Prior experience is encouraged. A variety of shifts and locations are available as we continue to grow and expand our programs.



 Clearbrook, a Northern Illinois-based non-profit human service agency, is a leader, an innovator and an advocate in the field of intellectual /developmental disabilities. By creating opportunities for children, adults and their families, we open up a whole new world to them…one step at a time. We currently provide services to more than 7,000 children and adults with intellectual /developmental disabilities:

  • Serving nearly 80 communities in Chicago and surrounding suburbs
  • Receiving only 70% of our funding from the government
  • Providing services at more than 40 locations
  • Spending more than 83% of our total expenses on programs and services
  • Are licensed, certified and/or accredited by the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Illinois Department of Public Health, the Illinois Office of Rehabilitation Services, NISH and the Department of Labor


As a full time staff, you will enjoy other benefits as well:

  • Medical Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
  • Dental Insurance (Delta Dental)
  • 403(b)Tax Deferred Annuity Retirement Plan
  • Free Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • On-going training and professional development
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) and Paid Sick Time
  • 11 Paid Holidays per year
  • Fun and Professional work environment as part of a dynamic team
  • Opportunities for advancement

Clearbrook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetics, marital, disabled or veteran status.

Job Requirements

Residential Counselor Qualifications : 

  • High school diploma/ GED required; some college preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years old   
  • Valid Illinois driver's license and good driving record required
  • Previous experience working with individuals with  disabilities preferred but not required 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Availability to attend 120 hours of PAID training including approximately two weeks of classroom training M-F, 9-5 in Arlington Heights, IL. At the completion of the training, you will receive DSP (Direct Support Professional) certification.


 Applications for the position will be accepted through July 19, 2015 or until positions are filled. Apply through this site, or [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

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