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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN III Opt. MC- 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:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Dixon, IL, US, 61021-1258

Job Requisition ID:  3258

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Closing Date/Time:  06/24/2021 
Salary:  $3109 - $4274/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Lee 
Number of Vacancies:  4 
Plan/BU:  RC009 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
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

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

  10-73-3258-29213-29216 

Position Overview

Under direct supervision serves as lead worker and relief shift charge to lower level Mental Health Technicians for a designated living area and shift.  Provides physical support with personal care services to individuals; conducts individual and group programs; verifies individual’s safety through monitoring and supervision; teaches and directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe, and secure environment.  Ensures for compliance with Illinois Department of Public Health requirements when performing duties.  Utilizes manual communication in the performance of duties involving direct contact with individuals (hearing impaired).

Job Responsibilities

30%       1.  Serves as designated lead worker and relief shift charge to lower level Mental Health Technicians for a designated living area and shift.

 

25%       2.  Provides physical support with personal care services to individuals.

 

20%       3.  Verifies individual’s safety and protection through monitoring and supervision.

 

15%       4.  Monitors and reviews the completion of staff monitoring sheets, data collection reports, progress notes etc.  Provides guidance to subordinate staff in the daily course of duties such as the implementation of treatment programs, schedules, and activities for the programmatic unit. 

 

 5%        5.  Directs individuals in the maintenance of a clean, safe and secure environment.

 

 5%        6.  Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the 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 habilitation of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. 
  3. Requires the ability to communicate with individuals who are hearing impaired using manual sign language at a colloquial skill level.

Work Hours:  2:30 PM - 11:00 PM  

29213: Sunday - Thursday, off Friday/Saturday

29214 - 29216: Tuesday - Saturday, off Sunday/Monday

Work Location: Jack Mabley Developmental Center  

29213: Stonebridge home

29214: Edison home

29215: Stonebridge home

29216: Browning home

1120 Washington Ave., Dixon IL 61021
Agency Contact:

Ahneke Thompson

Email:  Ahneke.Thompson@illinois.gov

 

Job Function:  Health Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPERATE BID FORM (as applicable) 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.

Please submit application via email to:  Ahneke.Thompson@illinois.gov

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 Identification#/Job Requisition 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 Identification#/Job Requisiton 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 Identification#/Job Requistion 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 a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after)and official college transcripts(Where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s)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.