SIS Case Manager/Options Counselor for Vermilion County

A SIS Case Manager at CRIS Healthy Aging provides assessment and advocacy by linking our local elders and disabled adults with the vital programs and services they need to achieve their highest levels of success and functioning. Your role is to support and assist clients in obtaining the resources they need to improve upon their physical, mental, emotional, and financial health while promoting a culture of happiness and longevity. SIS Case Managers are client advocates that form ongoing, collaborative relationships with clients and local community service providers to help improve a person’s lifestyle for the better.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To be the Coordinated Point of Entry for all clients, assessing their needs, making referrals and following up to ensure clients are getting the services they need and to encourage follow-thru to accomplish goals established through an action plan and/or discussion guided by the client.
  • Answer and process requests for information regarding services for the older population, age 60 and over as well as individuals, age 18-59, that have a disability.
  • Make appropriate application and referral to all CRIS and other benefit programs. Provide follow-up as needed. Complete appropriate case notes and documentation forms, including SIS forms on all clients.
  • Must be able to organize and prioritize caseload to meet required standards of the Older American’s Act and standards placed by ECIAAA.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Have a valid driver’s license, dependable transportation and current vehicle insurance
  • Some college in a social service related field preferred
  • Have good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Familiar with computer operations and be able to type a minimum of 50 wpm
  • Become AIRs A/D certified when CRIS offers testing

EOE Job Type: Full-time

A Community Care Case Manager at CRIS Healthy-Aging provides broad-spectrum care coordination by linking our local elders with the vital programs and services they need to achieve their highest levels of success and functioning.

Your role is to support and assist clients by developing an individualized care plan with goals to obtain the resources the individual needs to improve upon their physical, social, and financial well being.

Community Care Case Managers are client advocates that form ongoing, collaborative relationships with clients and local community service providers to help improve a person’s lifestyle for the better.

What we are looking for in a candidate:

  • RN or Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.
  • Previous experience in customer service, social service, or nursing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Competency in typing and data entry
  • Valid driver’s license with reliable transportation

Work Hours: 35 hour work week with rotating hours between 7:30AM – 5:00PM Monday – Friday: with once monthly weekend call rotation.

As a full time employee, you will earn 10 days vacation and 6 sick days.

You must successfully pass a background, complete mandatory IDOA training programs, and be able to physically perform all duties assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Case Worker/Investigator – Adult Protective Services

Primary job responsibilities include the assessment of abuse, neglect, or exploitation reports, casework and follow-up of substantiated abuse cases, and competition of documentation and paperwork related to APS cases. Must meet Illinois Department on Aging intake, assessment, casework, and follow-up required timelines. Preferred education of bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice with one year experience in health and human services

Essential Functions:

  • Works independently and consistently exercises discretion and sound judgment in conducting investigations and protective services to victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation to elderly individuals, people with disabilities (ages 18-59) and their families following the Illinois Department on Aging and Area Agency on Aging Adult Protective Services (APS) program standards and reporting procedures.
  • Complies fully with all APS regulations and program plan requirements which may include required time frames for priority level cases, and substantiated cases, and all service activity. Utilizes a variety of clinical modalities to engage and intervene with client, family members and others involved.
  • Prepares comprehensive initial intake, investigation reports, quarterly reassessment and closeouts on Adult Protective cases through manual/computerized assessment, case notes, and forms according to contract, funder and agency requirements.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies.
  • Provides thorough client updates during supervision as well as immediately notifying the supervisor of any risk of harm issues related to the client. Works with the Multi-Disciplinary Team Advisory Group and utilizes their input in case work.
  • Refers clients for required services, advocates for their needs, and ensures timely follow up regarding their receipt of services.
  • Completes all required and applicable training to maintain APS certification.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation with current vehicle insurance
  • Successfully pass a background check
  • Bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, social work, health care administration, gerontology, or criminal justice

The rate of pay commensurate with experience. Benefits include earning 10 vacation days and 6 sick days per year. Please send resume to KimS@agetrong.org or mail to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin, Danville, IL 61832. EOE

For a printable CRIS Healthy Aging Center Application: CLICK HERE


All candidates for a position with CRIS Healthy-Aging must undergo a criminal background check and a drug screening test to be considered for employment. CRIS Healthy-Aging Center and CRIS Rural Mass Transit are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Send resume to CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N Franklin St, Danville, IL 61832 or submit resume to hr@agestrong.org