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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 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.

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Date:  Apr 29, 2022

Springfield, IL, US, 62762

Job Requisition ID:  108

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID# 10-41-108

CONTINUOUS POSTING - Informational Purposes Only
Salary:  $3980-$5804 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
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Number of Vacancies:  Varies 
Plan/BU:  RC062 


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Job Responsibilities

Under  direct  supervision,  for  a  period  not  to  exceed  twelve  months,  receives formal and informal  training  in  the  principles,  techniques,  procedures  and  policies  related to assisting persons with disabilities under the Persons with Disabilities  (PWD)  Waiver, Brain Injury (BI) Waiver, or  AIDS  Waiver to live independently  in the community  and/or their  own place of residence with needed supports essential to maintaining an independent lifestyle. Travels in the performance of duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires possession of a Master's Degree from a college or university program accredited by the Council On Rehabilitation Education (CORE); or, a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation administration, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, deaf education, special education, social work, sociology, gerontology, nursing, or a closely related field. Requires ability to travel.


Spanish Speaking positions are available, option SSH.  Requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 37.5 hrs/wk  
Work Location: Statewide  
Agency Contact: Sherrie Bridges -

Phone: (217) 524-7550 

Fax: (217) 558-6275
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.





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Nearest Major Market: Springfield