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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN III - 2701300

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

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request 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:  Apr 5, 2021
Location: 

Centralia, IL, US, 62801-5805

Job Requisition ID:  1321

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Requisition ID#: 10-74-1321-27627
Closing Date/Time:  04/19/2021 
Salary:  $3109 - $4274/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Clinton 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this posting:

We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

*****DO NOT APPLY ONLINE*****

Follow the application instructions below to apply to this position.

Job Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, serves as designated lead worker to lower level staff on an assigned shift; provides physical support with personal care services to individuals; conducts individual and group programs; verifies individual safety and protection through monitoring and supervision; teaches and directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe and secure environment.

 

SPECIFICALLY:

 

30%       Serves as designated lead worker to lower level staff on an assigned shift; assigns and reviews work; provides guidance and training to assigned staff; advises immediate supervisor regarding performance of staff.

 

15%       Provides physical support with personal care services to individuals; assists and encourages individuals to become more independent in daily living activities; teaches basic personal care tasks; assists with ambulation and other basic physical maneuvers; monitors individuals during crisis situations and provides intervention, for example, limit setting, redirection, time outs and full length restraints; assists with transport/lifting of immobile/aggressive individuals.

 

15%       Conducts individual and group programs; demonstrates and directs individuals in learning recreational, occupational, and social activities; provides individual assistance to individuals in conjunction with educational programs; serves in an advanced worker capacity providing assistance to lower level staff on complex problems.

 

15%       Verifies individual safety and protection through monitoring and supervision; monitors and directs individuals during activities on the programmatic unit and throughout the center's buildings; escorts individuals on and off-center grounds.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

10%       Teaches and directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe and secure environment; performs limited housekeeping functions including spot mopping, emptying trash and cleaning areas following accidents; monitors and reports breaches of security and the need for building repair or replacement of supplies and equipment.

 

5%         Attends and completes scheduled training as by Department of Human Services (DHS), the center and the programmatic unit.

 

5%         Implements voluntary, mandatory, call back procedures. details staff and reviews priorities; advises other supervisory staff regarding employee problems with dependability and abuse of time; processes employee requests for bumps/displacements and filling of vacancies; prepares daily, monthly, and quarterly reports. Makes staff assignments to verify adequate coverage and meets program needs; prepares and distributes monthly work schedules, daily staff attendance reports, shift action reports and overtime list/logs.

 

5%         Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of high school.

2.  Requires successful completion of an approved training program and one year experience in, or applicable to the care, treatment, and development of individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires skill and ability to apply advanced or specialized procedures and techniques relative to the provisions of personal and nursing care services, treatment, development, and habilitation of individuals. Requires working knowledge of Human Services and established individual treatment and development programs. Requires ability to function in an advanced or leadership capacity with subordinate staff members.

Work Hours:  6:00 AM - 2:15 PM  

First shift, rotating schedule with every third weekend off.
Work Location: Murray Developmental Center  

Daisy Cottage

1535 W McCord Street, Centralia, IL 62801
Agency Contact:  Trisha.Shipley@illinois.gov

   Phone: 618-532-1811 x 4813

Kristy.Adams@illinois.gov

   Phone: 618-532-1811 x 4815

   Fax: 618-545-0466 
Job Function:  Health Services  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

DHS MISSION STATEMENT:

IDHS’ 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.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B(version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.