Security Therapy Aide Trainee

Illinois Department of Human Services   Rushville, IL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on January 18, 2023
Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Rushville, IL, US, 62681-4042

Job Requisition ID:  869

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID #10-88-869

Salary:  $3,317 - $4,561/Monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Schuyler 
Number of Vacancies: Varies

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Job Responsibilities

Under immediate supervision for a period of six (6) to twelve ( 12) months, participates in six (6) weeks of formal classroom training, receives and completes 800 hours of on-the-job experience to develop the skills and ability necessary to perform general and routine tasks pertaining to protection. security, therapy and sanitation under conditions on an assigned shift/post for a 24/7 maximum security facility. Obtains specialized training and experience in therapeutic custodial care of residents with mental illness. Records and documents unusual incidents. Responds to emergency situations. 

Minimum Qualifications

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of high school.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Requires ability to protect self and others. Requires ability to think clearly and exercise initiative in emergency situations. Requires ability to participate in and successfully complete the Security Therapy Aid Training Program.

Employment Conditions

Requires possession of a Class D driver's license to transport residents to off site activities.  May require the use of Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), fire extinguishers and other emergency equipment. 

Work Hours: 

Monday - Friday 6:45 am - 3:15 pm for first six weeks

Schedule TBD following classroom training

Work Location: Treatment and Detention Facility  

17019 County Farm Road, Rushville, IL 62681