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SECURITY THERAPY AIDE TRAINEE - 3990500

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:  Nov 25, 2021
Location: 

Elgin, IL, US, 60123-7612

Job Requisition ID:  867

Agency:  Department of Human Services 

Posting ID# 10-81-867

CONTINUOUS POSTING 
Salary:  $3,188 - $4,561/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kane 
Number of Vacancies:  Varies 
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 immediate supervision for a period not to exceed 12 months, receives training and on-the-job experience in providing therapeutic custodial care to adults in a secure residential care forensic unit. Receives on-the-job training in implementing interpersonal relationships. Assists higher level staff in overall patient care. Receives training regarding methods used to escort patients. Escorts patients to court appearances, medical appointments and other needs outside of the facility. Receives training on methods used to observe and intervene in patient behavior.  Assists in making periodic counts of patients. 

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge. skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school. Require ability to participate in and successfully complete the Security Therapy Aide training program.

Physical Requirements

Requires ability to protect self and others. 

Work Hours: Shifts To Be Determined After Hire:  MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT

11:00 pm - 7:00 am

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Work Location: Elgin Mental Health Center  

750 South State, Elgin, IL 60123
Agency Contact:  DHS.Elgin.jobs@illinois.gov

Phone: 847-742-1040  Ext 2095 or 2029

Fax: 847-429-4933
Job Function:  Health Services  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE CMS-100 FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.

  • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.