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REHABILITATION COUNSELOR TRAINEE, OPTION SSV (Spanish Speaking) (UMP TARGET TITLE) - 381590

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 13, 2022
Location: 

Peoria, IL, US, 61602-1347

Job Requisition ID:  10045

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Opening Date/Time: 01/13/2022
Closing Date/Time:  01/28/2022 
Salary:  $4,162 to $6,033 / month 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Peoria 
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 #

10-50-10045-29227

Position Overview

Under direct supervision, for a period not to exceed twelve months, receives formal and informal orientation in the principles, techniques, procedures and policies related to rehabilitating persons with disabilities in a general vocational rehabilitation, transition, STEP, or psychiatric caseload who rely on Spanish as their primary language.  Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read or speak English.  Travels in the performance of duties.

Job Responsibilities

1.   Receives on-the-job training by assisting in a program of case finding, conducting initial interviews, arranging medical, psychological, and vocational assessments, and arranging for rehabilitation services for customers.  Learns to apply methods and procedures of initiating and developing employment opportunities for direct placement of customers.  Gradually assumes responsibility for a caseload of individuals who rely upon Spanish as their primary language.  Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read or speak English.  Travels in the performance of duties.

 

2.  Studies and becomes proficient in utilizing the Division’s case management system.

 

3.  Attends and participates in staff meetings, conferences, workshops and in-service training related to the discipline of rehabilitation counseling.

 

4.  Studies and analyzes techniques applicable to the guidance and counseling of persons with disabilities.  Observes and practices interviewing and counseling techniques.

 

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

Minimum Qualifications

1. Requires possession of a Master’s Degree from a college or university program accredited by the Council On Rehabilitation Education (CORE).

2. Requires ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

 

Or

 

1. Requires a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation administration, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, deaf education, special education, or a closely related field.

2. Requires ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

 

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

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires ability to travel. 
  2. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance. 

Work Hours:  8:30 am to 5:00 pm, M-F  
Work Location: Division of Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Field Services, 211 Fulton St Peoria, IL 61602-1347  
Agency Contact: DHS.DRSHIRINGUNIT@ILLINOIS.GOV

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

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.  APPLY TO DHS.DRSHIRINGUNIT@ILLINOIS.GOV

 

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 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.

 

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