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SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE

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

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Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62702

Job Requisition ID:  21213

Agency :  Department on Aging 
Closing Date/Time: 12/07/2022
 
Salary:   $3,856 - $5,404 Monthly  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Sangamon  
Number of Vacancies:   2  
Plan/BU:   RC062  

 

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

 

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the illinois.jobs2web.com website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

 

Posting Identification Number  21213

Position Overview

The Illinois Department on Aging is seeking to hire a motivated self-starter with a background in older American care and grant experience. The ideal candidate is a quick learner that can understand instruction in both written and oral forms. Integral to the position is the ability to work as a member of team in the performance of their duties. All interested candidates are invited to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion at our agency. 

Job Responsibilities

1. Assists CCP Specialist in monitoring the performance of Community Care Program (CCP) provider activities on the implementation services.

2. Travels to assist CCP specialist in conducting on-site reviews of CCP providers and aids Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) in addressing identified issues and concerns.

3. Assists CCP specialist in overseeing data collection activities per Department requirements.

4. Participates in planning meetings and other sponsored field activities and conferences pertaining to CCP programs and services with program and fiscal staff, service providers, and other partners within the Aging network.

5. Assists CCP specialist in researching, tracking, and reporting on legislation and guidance bulletins that govern Aging programs to ensure proper administration and to provide assistance and timely support to providers.

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 anthropology, psychology, sociology, social welfare, or equivalent educational attainment in a related field of social sciences.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Prefers elementary knowledge in grant administration.
2. Prefers ability to communicate information in written and verbal forms.
3. Prefers elementary knowledge of common grant administration software and common computing systems.

Conditions of Employment

1. Requires ability to travel extensively.

2. Requires ability to pass a criminal background check.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday  
Work Location: One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1813  
Agency Contact:
 

Nick Gilmore

Email: aging.hr.assist@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-900-0013

Job Family:  Social Services  

 

This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:

State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid

Non-State employees: on Illinois.jobs2web.com – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website.

 

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  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

 


Nearest Major Market: Springfield