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MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN TRAINEE - 2702000

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:  Feb 22, 2021
Location: 

Hines, IL, US, 60141-0800

Job Requisition ID:  627

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID # 10-82-627

Closing Date/Time:  CONTINUOUS POSTING

Salary:  $2,721 - $3,580/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
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 of time between six and not to exceed twelve months receives instruction and training and performs beginning level duties in the care and treatment of patients who are mentally ill on an assigned shift on an assigned unit. Actively participates in classroom and on-the-job training classes. Receives hands-on-training in the Treatment Team process. Assists in the performance of duties to verify assigned living unit and patient service environment are maintained to meet department, hospital and regulatory standards. 

Minimum Qualifications

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires ability to participate in and successfully complete a comprehensive training program.

Physical Requirements

Requires the ability to lift 50 lbs. 

Work Hours:  Various Units, Shifts and Days Off  

Mental Health Technician Trainee: Work schedule will be based on operational needs and determined upon completion of on the job training (OJT).

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

4:00 pm - 12:00 am

12:00 am - 8:00 am

All Shifts have rotating days off

Work Location: Madden Mental Health Center

1200 South First Avenue

Hines, IL 60141

Agency Contact:  Valarie.Laird@illinois.gov

Fax: 708-338-7078
Job Function:  Health Services  

 

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.

 

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

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

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