Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • P.O. Box 1088
    Lake Villa, IL 60046
  • Phone: 8473562351
  • Phone:: 8473560289

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Case Management Specialist jobs in Lake Villa, IL delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Case Specialist

Allendale Association • Lake Villa, IL

Posted 4 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Social Services, Not for Profit - Charitable
Nonprofit - Social Services, Entry Level, Health Care

Job Description


For over 120 years, our mission has been dedicated to helping children and families overcome the overwhelming impact of severe emotional and behavior issues and trauma through services and programs that create opportunities for children to learn, grow and heal.  

We are seeking full timeCase Specialist to coordinate contact between clients and all outside agencies; acts as liaison between assigned clients, the clients’ families, guardians, funding sources, referral sources and other individuals involved in the treatment of clients; acts as a key member of the core treatment team. Coordinates discharge planning, prepares required reports and ensures all relevant parties are informed of clients’ needs, goals and treatment progress on a timely basis. 

 We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, continuous training, and an education assistance program within an environment that promotes professional growth and learning.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains regular communications with parents, guardians, appropriate staff, both internal and external, referring and funding sources of assigned clients regarding the clients’ progress in the program and other pertinent information.           


  • Prepares and presents, in a timely manner, reports of pertinent client information at regular multi-disciplinary staffings, including comprehensive treatment & transition planning, goal development, behavior management & data collection sheets, court reports, DCFS, Wisconsin & HFS reviews, unusual & significant event reports, and extended updates for assigned clients. 


  • Assists in coordination of clients home visits, medical appointments, psychological/psychiatric evaluations, court appointments, and other appointments as necessary. Supervises visits as needed.  Ensures completion of twice yearly home studies, or as needed, for homes visited by clients. Ensures all appropriate staff are notified of client appointments.


  • Attends various scheduled internal meetings. Attends court, ACR’s, DCFS hearings, Plan of Care and Child & Family Team meetings. Ensure the participation of the youth as clinically indicated.


  • Prepares, updates and maintains various records including consents for treatment, emergency information, transfer and discharge notices, and medication review questionnaires.


  • Obtains consent for and makes referrals to foster care or alternative programs, and arranges pre-placements.  Contacts outside agencies regarding discharge resources.  Follows-up as needed.


  • Works with Unit Supervisor to coordinate case work for Mental Health Specialists assigned to unit.  Provides input in performance evaluations.


  • Assists unit direct care staff with milieu responsibilities and with crisis/one-to-one situations.


  • Maintains knowledge of current trends in the field; and attends appropriate training programs.


  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  •         Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field or equivalent experience. Exceptions will be considered based on agency need and experience related to position.
  •          Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  •         Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
  •         First Aid and CPR certified within first 90 days.



  •          Prior training in case management experience.
  •          Working knowledge of word processing software.
  •          Experience working with DCFS or Probation Department, DHS, and School Districts.


Job typeFull time

LocationLake Villa, IL

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

All employment is contingent on an educational, motor vehicle, and criminal background check.



Connect with us on Facebook ( The Allendale Association), Twitter (@Allendale1),

and LinkedIn ( Allendale Association)


Related search terms: Case management, Case worker, Case specialist, Social Services, Social Work, Human Services, Children, Family, Mental Health, , Psychology, Non-profit, Sociology,

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.