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SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE - 4132000

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 8, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62703

Job Requisition ID:  99

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID #10-90-99
Closing Date/Time:  CONTINUOUS POSTING
Salary:  $3544-$5001 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
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Number of Vacancies:  Varies
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

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 direct supervision, receives on the job training for a period of six to twelve months to develop the knowledge, understanding and practical skills needed to manage a public assistance caseload such as Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) including earned income cases, Medical Assistance No Grant (MANG) including Spenddown cases, Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD), Group Care, Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) or other such cases; receives training  to  explain  work incentive  programs  and to encourage client participation; receives training to assist client in resolving problems that interfere with work or educational opportunities. Communicates with customers and other Department of Human Services (DHS) staff in both verbal and written form.
 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires Bachelor's degree in anthropology, psychology, sociology, social welfare or equivalent educational attainment in a related field of the social sciences. Requires ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
 

 

TO APPLY FOR A GRADE SEND A COMPLETED CMS100, DATED 9/20 OR NEW TO DHS.FCS.Grading@illinois.gov

 

Applications will be graded based on Training, Education and Experinece - no automated test is required.

For information regarding other positions available go to: http://work.illinois.gov and to access the most recent CMS100, employment application.

 

For DHS assistance contact DHS.Recruitment@illinois.gov

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 37.5 hrs/wk  
Work Location: Statewide  
Agency Contact:  DHS.FCS.Grading@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.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

​​​​​​​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.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield