School Social Workers needs in Markham, IL making 45/hourly!

Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Tired of the daily grind? Want to really make a difference?Join our team of heroic social workers in Markham, Illinois. Mentor youth,advocate for students and collaborate with staff to create positive change.With your compassion and wit, youll guide students towards brighter futures. Wevalue your skills so benefits include regular comedy sessions to vent. Applytoday if you enjoy a challenge and have a passion for helping students succeed! Once your application is received we will follow up within24 hours. You may also reach out to Karina Carus at (813) 402-3361 or send your resume to .

Hours: 35

$1,575 weekly pay

Contract for remainder of school year

Benefits offered

The Social Worker collaborates with the multidisciplinaryteam and provides input in the development of the IHP/IEP for studentsrequiring social work intervention and support in the school setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Establishes a set of rules and procedures that areappropriate for therapeutic setting and are within the parameter of the fullinstructional program

Designs and develops appropriate individualized serviceplans that are based on the IEP and supports the curriculum using diagnosticinformation from a variety of assessments and assessment processes

Uses available and appropriate resources as a bridge to theinstructional program

Effectively transitions students from therapy to classroomand classroom to therapy

Plans in collaboration with the educational team for theprevention and intervention of inappropriate behaviors, while maintaining thedignity of the student

Engages student in providing positive feedback usingeffective reinforcement techniques

Interacts effectively with (a) students, (b)family members,(c)educational team members, and (d) professionals outside the organization

Knowledgeable about general development and the impact ofthe disability on the student and his/her family

Utilizes community, state and national resources wherenecessary to promote the safety and welfare of students

Collaborates with all assigned students and educationalsupport staff as well as any assigned student teachers, interns, and volunteersworking in the school for the welfare and safety of all students while in theclassroom, on school grounds, during before and after-school activities

Adheres to Maxim and District policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements:

Holds a Professional Educator License with School SocialWorker (SSW) endorsement as required by state, contract and/or facility

May be required to have MSW or LCSW per state, contract orfacility

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Maxim’s Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age


At Maxim Healthcare Staffing, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Maxim Healthcare Staffing

Maxim Healthcare Staffing has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxims commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.

Maxim Healthcare Staffing is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.