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SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE - OPT RN Bilingual: Russian Speaking - Skokie, IL - Med Surg

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Location: Skokie
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE - OPT RN Bilingual: Russian Speaking - Skokie, ILAgency : - -Department of Human Services -
Opening Date/Time: 10/25/22
Closing Date/Time: 11/07/2022 -
Salary: - -Anticipated Salary: $3,856 - $5,404 per month -
Job Type: - -Salaried Full Time -
County: - -Cook -
Number of Vacancies: - -1 -
Plan/BU: - -RC062 -
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This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.
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All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website. State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the employee career portal.
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While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for any degrees earned and a copy of any applicable professional licenses is recommended and should be uploaded to the Additional Documents section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended.
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Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.
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Posting Identification Number - 10-91-19056
Position Overview The Division of Family & Community Services is seeking to hire an energetic and detail-oriented Social Services Career Trainee to receive on the job training for a period of six to twelve months in receiving and assisting customers seeking public assistance services available through Department of Human Services (DHS) programs in the Northern office. This position will 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 Assistance Program (SNAP) or other such cases. This position also informs clients of the changes in the State's Welfare Programs, work incentive programs, child support services and encourages client participation in these programs; receives training in managing earned income cases and in determining continued eligibility for TANF; evaluates requests and identifies special needs of client for referral to appropriate services; and receives training in records and updating case status changes, such as change in address, unit composition and number, budget computation, SNAP and medical eligibility. The Division helps Illinois residents by connecting them with many programs and services. Through our programs, services and prevention efforts, the Division improves the health and well-being of individuals and promotes self-sufficiency and integrity of families of Illinois
Job Responsibilities
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 Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) or other such cases.
Informs clients of the changes in the State's Welfare Programs, work incentive programs, child support services and encourages client participation in these programs.
Receives training in managing earned income cases and in determining continued eligibility for TANF.
Translates functions/procedures into Russian for individuals who cannot speak or read English, with the general public, advocacy groups, customers and community organizations.
Evaluates requests and identifies special needs of client for referral to appropriate services.
Receives training in records and updating case status changes, such as, change in address, unit composition and number, budget computation, SNAP and medical eligibility.
Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in anthropology, psychology, sociology, social welfare, or equivalent educational attainment in a related field of the social sciences.
  • Requires the ability to speak, read and write Russian at a colloquial skill level.

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    Conditions of Employment 1. Requires ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
    2. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
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    Work Hours: - -Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm - -
    Work Location: -8001 N Lincoln Ave Skokie, IL 60077-3695 - -
    Family and Community Services
    Region 1 North
    Case Management
    Northern Office/Cook Co
    Agency Contact: -DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov -
    Job Family: - -Social Services - -
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    About the Agency:
    The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need 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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    As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
    --- A Pension Program
    --- Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
    --- 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
    --- 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
    --- 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
    --- Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
    --- 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
    --- 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
    --- Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
    --- Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
    --- Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
    --- 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
    --- Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
    For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx
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    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
    Use the "Apply" button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process.
    If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. -
    State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees - a link is available at the top left of the - homepage in the blue ribbon. -
    Non-State employees should log in on the using the "View Profile" link in the top right of the - homepage in the blue ribbon. - If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account.
    If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources:
    State employees: Log in to the for State employees and review the
    Non-State employees: on -- click "Application Procedures" in the footer of every page of the website.
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    The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your "junk mail", "spam", or "other" folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:

  • donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com
  • systems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

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Keywords: Illinois Department of Human Services, Skokie , SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE - OPT RN Bilingual: Russian Speaking - Skokie, IL - Med Surg, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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