Neumann Family Services integrates adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and mental illness into the heart of the community and enriches their quality of life with choice and independence.We provide a hometo those who may otherwise be left behind in nursing homes, in shelters, or on the street.
As a member of our staff, you are our most important asset. You best embody the values of the organization and empower the individuals who walk through our doors. The deep personal connections you make with them truly help them realize their dreams.
How to apply to work at Neumann Family Services
You must apply using a Neumann Family Services Application. Applicants who do not submit a Neumann Family Services application form will be asked to do so in order to be considered. Complete the Employment Application and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualified candidates will be invited to Neumann Family Services main office at 5547 N. Ravenswood on Monday or Wednesday at 11:45am for TABE testing. Candidates coming to Neumann for testing must bring their resume and drivers license.
Use this link to open the application form:
Neumann Family Services Employment Application.pdf (121 KB)
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DT Instructor (Full-time)
Starting Salary: $10.50-$13.03/hour
General Functions: The DT Instructor may work with all categories of DT clients. This includes clients with severe and profound disabilities and autism. Some clients might also have a mental illness.
The DT Instructor serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team, responsible for the implementation of individual program plans, behavior management programs, all client-related activities and required documentation as defined by the interdisciplinary team, accreditation and funding organizations. Must also creatively plan activities to lead within group times that are tied to specific topics. Must actively engage clients throughout the day in activities and conversations to enhance their experiences.
Minimum Qualifications: 1 year Social Service experience plus High School diploma/GED required. Some college or Bachelor's degree preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, be approved to drive agency vehicles through agency insurance, pass a required criminal background check and pass the TABE. Must be able to set and enforce boundaries as well as adapt and perform under stressful situations. Must possess basic computer skills in excel, email and word documents. Must have a solid knowledge base of how to take data of specific goals/behaviors. Must work collaboratively with other staff.
QIDP/Residential Supervisor (Full-time)
Salary Range: Based on experience
General Functions: The appropriate candidate must be energetic, have a willingness to engage the individuals in active treatment and full community integration, including engagement in all religious activities and have a willingness to learn a variety of communication techniques. Responsible for ensuring all services are provided including individual program plans, recreational activities, case management, medication management and monitoring, overall site cleanliness, staff scheduling and supervision. The supervisor acts in leadership role and performs all tasks related to the coordination, monitoring and supervision of the CILA. Acts as a liaison between residential services and other consumer-needed services. Acts as a representative of the division during community and agency activities.
Minumum Qualifications: BA/BS degree in social work, psychology or related field. Master's degree preferred. Must have at least one year of experience working with persons with developmental and/or physical disabilities and be qualified as a QIDP. Prior supervisory experience and experience working with individuals with disabilities in a residential setting preferred.
Employment Specialist (8am-4pm, M-F, schedule may be adjusted based upon contract needs)
Starting Salary: Based on experience
General Functions: Member of the habilitation team providing employment services to consumers. This position facilitates mutally beneficial relationships with the businesses in the community and the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) in orger to generate employment opportunities for consumers. Provides comprehensive employment related services to consumers with disabilities. Monitors and assesses the work performance of consumers at community work sites, provides consultation to community employers, promotes the development of natural supports and workplace interactions and provides input into the development of treatment plans for an assigned caseload. Responsibilities include consumer supervision, individual/group instructional training, and maintenance of program specific contract required papework for consumer services within applicable deadlines. Strong communicaton, computer, and multi-tasking skills are needed for this position.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or five years sales/marketing experience with at least one year's experience working in the field or social service. Valid Illinois driver's license and approval from the agency's insurance carrier to operate agency vehicles required. Additional qualifications applicable to positions requiring use of a Pace Transit Authority vehicle include: a minimum age of 23 years, a driving record free of violations for the past 2 years and no at fault accidents within the past 3 years. Vocational rehabilitation preferred and must have reliable transportation to complete job duties.
Manager of Case Management (Full-time)
Starting Salary: Based on experience
General Functions: Member of the team providing clinical/case management services to persons with disablities in the MH division (Including MH day program clients, MH Case Mgt only clients, MH Residential Clients, and all Career Services clients). Provides case management/support/crisis response services. Must be willing to use own vehicle to transport clients. Must be on-call as part of job functions.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a related field with at least one year of experience in the social service field or a BSW. Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Must have decision making and problem solving skills. Must have initiative, creativity and be a self-starter. Possess a valid driver's license and have approval through agency's insurance carrier to drive agency's vehicles. Must pass Test of Adult Basic Education, Criminal Background Check, and Nurse's Aide Registry. Supervisory and case management experience preferred.
Direct Support Professional (Part-time & Full-time Positions on Evenings and Weekends)
Salary Range: $10.22-$11.72 per hour
General Functions: Responsible for supervision, training development and implementation of individual program plan, behavior management program, all related activities and required documentation as defined by the treatment team. Advocate is under the supervision of the Residential Coordinator. If you are flexible we have the hours at either our Mental Health sites and/or Developmental Disabilities sites on evenings and weekends.
Minumum Qualifications: Must be at least at least 21 years of age, possess a valid drivers license, and pass a fingerprint background check. Applicants must also possess a High School diploma or a combination of a GED and Associates degree. Background or experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or mental illness is preferred.
Senior PSR Instructor (Full-time)
Salary Range: $12.20 to $15.64 per hour
General Functions: Provides comprehensive habilitation based services to consumers with disabilities with a focus on economic self-sufficiency, coping skills, peer support, community intergration, future planning and independent living skills. Participants in the development of treatment plans for an assigned caseload and serves as a member of the consumer's habilitation team. Responsibilities include consumer supervision, group and individual instructional training, and completion of consumer and program records.
Minumum Qualifications: MSW or MA in Psychology or related field. One year paid experience working with mental health clients strongly preferred. Valid Illinois driver's license and approval from agency insurance carrier to operate agency vehicles required.