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SOCIAL WORKER III, Option Spanish Speaking - 4141300

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:  Oct 13, 2021
Location: 

Hines, IL, US, 60141-0800

Job Requisition ID:  7820

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Closing Date/Time:  10/27/2021 
Salary:  $5,326 - $7,964 Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC063 

 

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 #

10-82-7820-31106

Position Overview

Under direction of the Chief Social Worker, using established work principles performs highly responsible and complex social work services on an assigned unit; makes social assessment of persons admitted and from evaluation provides intensive services to persons with severe emotional and psycho-social disorders.  Serves as designated lead worker.  Evaluates clinical problems for patients. Evaluates community provider services for future placement.  Develops treatment strategies and evaluates group, individual and family counseling sessions.  Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read, write, or speak English.

Job Responsibilities

1.  Using established work principles performs highly responsible and complex social work services on an assigned unit.

 

2.  Evaluates clinical problems for patients.

 

3.  Evaluates community provider services for future placement in light of needs of individual patients.

 

4.  Develops treatment strategies and evaluates group, individual and family counseling sessions.

 

5.  Serves as designated lead worker.

 

6.  Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read, write, or speak English.

 

7.  Completes documentation in the clinical record in accordance with hospital policy and Joint Commission standards.

 

8.  Makes referrals to appropriate Linkage Case Management and Assertive Community teams and community agencies Intermediate Care Facilities and other professionals considering patients levels of care and aftercare needs.

 

9.  Provides consultation to community agencies other professionals, families, and other Division of Mental Health (DMH) / Development Disabilities (DD) facilities regarding appropriate services for clients.

 

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

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires a master's degree in social work from a recognized college or university supplemented by two years of professional social work experience in the evaluation and treatment/habilitation of mentally ill, developmentally disabled, or other disabled persons.
  2. Required licensure as a Clinical Social Worker by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
  3. Requires ability to read, speak and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related conditions of employment.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm with potential of 1 late day.  
Work Location: Madden Mental Health Center, 1200 S 1st Ave Hines, IL 60141-0800  
Agency Contact:  
DHS.Madden.jobs@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Social 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 BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE:

APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO DHS.Madden.jobs@illinois.gov

Include the Posting ID # and applicants entire name in the subject line of the email when applying.

 

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 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.

 

 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 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.

 

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.