Share this Job

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois. A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public. Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

The State of Illinois is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Further, federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job, interview for a job, or for any other activity related to the hiring process. Examples of reasonable accommodation include, but are not limited to, making a change to the application process (if possible), providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

To be provided a Reasonable Accommodation during the hiring process, you will need to provide a certification of disability from a physician, psychiatrist, school official or an Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor. Supporting documentation should be uploaded under My Documents → Additional Documents section for each application.

Any questions on Reasonable Accommodations can be directed to Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524-7514 for further information and to request or discuss an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status). To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 25, 2023
Location: 

Elgin, IL, US, 60123

Job Requisition ID:  25148

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 05/24/2023
Closing Date/Time: 06/08/2023
 
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $4,982 - $7,703 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Kane  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

 

While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in eligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number 10-81-25148

Position Overview

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Clinical Psychology Associate for the Elgin Mental Health Center located in Elgin, Illinois. For a period of 3 to 48 months, actively progresses to completion of all education and experience required to sit for the clinical psychology registration examination; participates in in-service and on-the-job training to develop further expertise in the field of clinical psychology consistent with the psychology career discipline, familiarity with department services and a working knowledge of department program policies, rules and procedures; receives controlled work assignments of increasing difficulty, complexity and responsibility; under qualified supervision, conducts psychological interviews, conducts, scores and interprets psychological tests; participates in psychological treatment procedures and case management.

Job Responsibilities

  1. For a period of 3 to 48 months, actively progresses to completion of all education and experience required to sit for the clinical psychology registration examination.

  2. Under qualified supervision, conducts psychological interviews, conducts, scores and interprets psychological tests.

  3. As a member of the treatment team, attends and participates in informing team on initial assessment and findings for newly admitted patients.

  4. Under qualified supervision, develops special programs for fitness to stand trial and various maladaptive behaviors.

  5. Under qualified supervision, conducts individual and group therapy as needed.

  6. Participates in the psychology department training programs in teaching, training, and seminars.

  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires satisfactory completion of a pre-doctoral clinical internship and all doctoral course work from an accredited, doctoral level psychology program – both of which are recognized by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as satisfactory.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to walk and stand for a significant period of time, including stooping, bending, lifting or exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.

  2. Requires ability to pass the Illinois Department of Human Services background check.

  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.

  4. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:00pm  
Work Location: 750 S State St Elgin, IL 60123-7612  

Division of Mental Health

Elign Mental Health Center

Psychology Department - CPS Brunk/Hinton
Agency Contact:
 

DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  

 

About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.

 

As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)

            * Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)

  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
  • 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.

If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. 

State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon. 

Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the Illinois.jobs2web.com homepage in the blue ribbon.  If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.

If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

 

The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

 


Nearest Major Market: Elgin
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago