SOCIAL SERVICES CAREER TRAINEE - OPT RN Bilingual: Russian Speaking - Skokie, IL - Med Surg
Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Posted on: November 19, 2022
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 -
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 website. State of Illinois
employees should click the link near the top left to apply through
the employee career portal.
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.
Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax,
hand delivery) will not be considered.
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
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.
- 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.
Conditions of Employment 1. Requires ability to understand and
follow oral and written instructions.
2. Requires the ability to communicate effectively in verbal and
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
Northern Office/Cook Co
Agency Contact: -DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.gov -
Job Family: - -Social Services - -
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
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
--- 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
--- Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon
--- 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
--- 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:
Use the "Apply" button at the top right or bottom right of this
posting to begin the application process.
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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. -
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If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following
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The main form of communication will be through email. Please check
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