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HABILITATION PROGRAM COORDINATOR (UPWARD MOBILITY) - 1796000

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:  Jan 14, 2022
Location: 

Kankakee, IL, US, 60901-5018

Job Requisition ID:  10659

Agency:  Department of Human Services  
Opening Date: 1/14/22

Closing Date/Time:  01/28/2022 
Salary:  $4,558 - $6,699/Month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Kankakee 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

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 #

 10-75-10659-32468 

Position Overview

Under general administrative direction, performs highly responsible duties related to the coordination and implementation of Individual Support Plans for a designated number of individuals with intellectual disabilities at Shapiro Center.  Ensures timely and effective individual program implementation.  Monitors, reviews and evaluates pertinent program data, specific programs, service objectives, assessments and evaluations and other information relative to each individual in order to assess progress toward goals and objectives.  Coordinates the interdisciplinary team to formulate, review and modify individual support plans.  Integrates aspects of the support plan to ensure that the needs of each individual are met.  Ensures compliance with Shapiro Developmental Center, Department of Human Services and Public Health requirements for each individual.

Job Responsibilities

1. Chairs interdisciplinary team meetings to develop, review and update Individual Support Plans.

 

2. Coordinates and participates in individual program and service monitoring activities, including direct observation of individual performance in activities and programs.  Conducts baseline assessments.

 

3. Periodically reviews data and other documentation for accuracy and to ensure it is properly recorded and evaluated.  Initiates action with members of the individual’s team, in response to information derived from periodic reviews and observations.  Records actions taken to facilitate individual progress including plan revisions and/or the convening of the interdisciplinary team meetings to render changes.  Records each individual’s progress toward the attainment of established goals and objectives.

 

4. Integrates facility and community-based services identified to meet each individual’s needs with the implementation of active treatment requirements.  Conducts in-services and workshops to enhance facility staffs understanding of and ability to provide active treatment.

 

5. Participates in regularly scheduled Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) meetings to provide input on the service delivery system and to enhance the provision of services to individuals on an on-going basis.  Participates in facility Professional Staff meetings and standing committee meetings.

 

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

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires a bachelor's degree in a human services professional field (e.g. sociology, special education, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology).  A doctor of medicine or osteopathy or a registered nurse will also meet required education and training requirements. 
  2. Additionally requires one year of experience working directly with individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities in addition to the education and training stated above. 
  3. Appointees are required to have successfully completed a department training program designed specifically for the Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional before the completion of her/his probationary period.

 

*This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires extensive knowledge of, and ability to apply the principles and practices for the habilitation and training of individuals with developmental disabilities. 
  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
  2. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  3. Requires ability to pass a drug screen. On January 1, 2020, the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act made it legal for residents over the age of 21 to produce, consume and sell cannabis in Illinois. Please note that although the law has changed, the Department will continue to enforce the Department’s zero tolerance Drug Testing policy. The use of unauthorized drugs, including cannabis, by an employee, regardless of the position held is prohibited.

Work Hours:  8:00 am - 4:30 pm M-F with Saturday & Sunday RDO's, work 1 early, 1 late & 1 weekend day per month  
Work Location: Shapiro DD/Residential-Unit 9, 100 E Jeffery St Kankakee, IL 60901-5018  
Agency Contact:

DHS.ShapiroHR@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.

TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL CMS APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSTING TO: DHS.ShapiroHR@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.