Stepping Stones of Rockford: Career Opportunities! 
We have numerous career opportunities. Come make a difference in the lives of those we serve. 
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Registered Nurse

Join us in building a healthier community at our Stepping Stones Outpatient Counseling Center. We seek a Registered Nurse to assist children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families with medication management. Our clinic serves only Medicaid and Medicare populations and addresses mental health issues, including mood disorders, anxiety, personality disorders, and substance abuse.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Services and the Director of Services, the Clinic RN coordinates the client’s psychiatric pharmacological needs with the psychiatrist, therapist/counselor, pharmacist, and family members as needed. Check out our job posting on Indeed for a full job description. 

Job Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week. Pay: $32.00 - $36.00 per hour. 

Qualification Requirements:   To perform this job successfully, a person must be able to coordinate multiple systems, provide intervention, and assess the results of client care. They must work independently, be accountable, interact well with others, and communicate effectively, both orally and written. Must have a valid Illinois driver's license and liability insurance and own and operate a passenger vehicle for work.

Education: Minimum formal requirements are a licensed Registered Nurse in good standing from the State of Illinois and preferred two years’ experience in mental health or a related social service field. The agency provides formal training, which must be completed promptly as a requirement of continuing employment.

Mental Health Therapist/Counselor 

What clinician wouldn't like a furnished office where the billing is done by someone else and appointments are set for you? All in our new building!

We are looking for Mental Health Therapists/Counselors to work with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Seeking master's-level licensed or pre-licensed clinicians to address mental health issues, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, substance abuse, etc. Prefer LCSW, LCPC, LMFT; bilingual; and three years prior experience. Job Type: Full-time. Pay: $54,000.00 - $58,000.00 per year.

As a therapist/counselor at the Stepping Stones Counseling Center, you will receive many valuable benefits including: Agency provided professional liability coverage; fully furnished and supplied office; receptionist support to manage schedule and appointments; administrative support for building clientele, billing, and maintaining panels; and clinical consultation and supervision of clinical hours. 

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, a person must be people-oriented, motivated, flexible, and organized. They must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Requires skills and training in therapeutic counseling, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and prioritization.

Education:  Minimum formal requirement: A Master's degree in therapy, counseling, or social work. Preferred licensed and bilingual.

Rehabilitation Service Aides
Residential Sites, awake overnight; requires weekend hours. Must be 21 years old or older.
The RSA is an "entry level" position. The RSA works 12-hour awake overnight shifts in the 24-hour supervised housing sites. The primary role of this job is to provide coverage to the site during “off” hours overnight. Hours include every other weekend. RSAs must be 21 years old or older and have a high school diploma or GED.

Mental Health Professionals 
Residential Sites, various shifts; requires weekend hours.
This is an "mid-level" position, requiring five years clinically-related experience in the field OR a bachelor's degree. Applicants must be 21 years old or older, have a valid driver's license, and have an insured vehicle at work. The Mental Health Professional assists the Program Manager with many of their duties around community linkage needs, managing the congregate living site, and teaching activities of daily living to clients. Various hours are available. Hours include work every other weekend.

Rehabilitation Supervisors 
Master's Degree required. On-call is part of this position.

Under the supervision of the Director of Services and the Chief Executive Officer, the Rehabilitiation Supervisor assesses, plans, and directs client treatment and supervises, educates, and directs residential and supported site staff. Assessments, treatment planning, and documentation are part of daily responsibilities. Organizes time and caseload such that all required paperwork and treatment plan reviews are completed within the established time frames. Assesses and includes accurate GAF scores within assessment and discharge documentation. Performs discharges of clients, which meet established regulatory standards and requirements. Completes quality, accurate, and timely service notes based on medically necessary services that have been rendered to the clients and meets agency productivity standards. Oversees the condition of assigned agency client files to ensure that documentation required is completed and up to date. Provides on-going problem solving, remedial counseling or individual therapeutic counseling to clients on an as needed basis or as clients’ treatment plan dictates. Completes quality checks on staff progress notes as outlined in agency policy and procedure. Oversees the operation, staff and client care of the assigned residential and supported sites.


 Want to apply for a career?
 Contact our HR department! You can call, email, or stop by in person to secure an application. 

In person: To fill out a job application in person, please inquire with the office staff too secure a job application. The Main Office at 706 N. Main Street, Rockford IL 61103 is open weekdays 8 AM-5 PM. If you drop your resume off at our Main Office, Make sure you put ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES on the envelope and that a current phone number is included with the resume. When dropping off your resume, please ask for the job application..

 By email: Email your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Make sure to include a phone number so Human Resources can reach out to you! If you have a specific job in mind, please indicate what you are applying for in the email.

 Via Indeed or LinkedIn: Search for Stepping Stones of Rockford. We often post jobs on Indeed. For mangement positions, we post on LinkedIn.

Questions? Please call 815-963-0683; ask to speak with Human Resources. Thank you!

You are encouraged to submit your resume when you fill out an application. 

                         Stepping Stones of Rockford, Inc.                     

Residential and Supported Services          Outpatient Counseling Center      
706 N. Main Street                                         4317 Maray Drive 
Rockford, IL 61103                                         Rockford, IL 61107
815.963.0683                                                  779.970.5605

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