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RESIDENTIAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR (Option Manual Communication) (UPWARD MOBILITY PROGRAM)

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

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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.

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Sponsorship for Employment

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Date:  Jan 24, 2023
Location: 

Dixon, IL, US, 61021-1258

Job Requisition ID:  21858

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date/Time: 01/25/2023
Closing Date/Time: 02/07/2023
 
Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $4,326 - $6,271 per month.  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Lee  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

 

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  10-73-21858

Position Overview

The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Residential Services Supervisor for the Mabley Developmental Center located in Dixon, Illinois to complete and distribute work schedules of direct care staff on an assigned unit, on an assigned shift. Serves as working supervisor of direct care staff in the provision of facility-wide para-professional services to individuals who have developmental disabilities. Oversees direct care activities on a designated shift. Assists in the implementation of habilitation services and ensures living areas meet facility, Department of Human Services (DHS) and regulatory standards.  Utilizes manual communication in the performance of duties involving direct contact with individuals who are deaf and/or hard of hearing.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Completes and distributes work schedules of direct care staff on an assigned unit, on an assigned shift.
  2. Serves as a working supervisor.
  3. Monitors and implements active treatment programing.
  4. Prepares reports and documentation relative to individual services, individual participation in activities and general operation of living areas.
  5. Participates as a member of interdisciplinary habilitation teams and facility-wide operational committees (i.e. Behavior Management, Human Rights, Executive Committee, etc.).
  6. Uses sign language to communicate with individuals (who are hearing impaired) while investigating unusual incidents.
  7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to an Associate of Arts Degree, with course work in the health and human services field, plus two years direct care experience in a mental health/rehabilitation residential care setting.

OR

Requires two years resident care supervisory experience in a mental health/rehabilitation residential care setting. 

     2. Requires the ability to communicate with individuals who are deaf and/or hard of hearing using manual sign language at a novice skill level.

*Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program shall have the state requirements of this classification waived by successful completion of specific proficiency tests and training programs. 

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Two (2) years of professional experience supervising staff. 
  2. Two (2) of professional experience assessing operational needs and delegate staff appropriately in a public or private organization. 
  3. Two (2) years of professional experience communicating effectively orally and in writing. 
  4. Two (2) years of professional experience working with individuals with physical disabilities and addressing the behaviors and problems. 
  5. One (1) year of professional experience performing quality assurance activities. 
  6. Two (2) years of experience in the guidance and training of staff.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals to prevent injury to individual or others.
  2. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends and holidays.
  3. Requires the ability to travel.
  4. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
  5. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.   

Work Hours:  Tues - Sat, 2:30pm - 11:00pm  
Work Location: 1120 Washington Ave Dixon, IL 61021-1258  

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Mabley Developmental Center

Residential Services/Direct Care
Agency Contact: 

DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov

Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  

About The Agency:

The Illinois Department 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.

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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.

 

Qualifying state employees in the Upward Mobility Program should follow the Upward Mobility Policy Guidelines when applying for this title.

 

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