Social Services Career Trainee

Illinois Department of Human Services   Chicago, IL   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on January 19, 2023
Date:  Oct 8, 2021

Springfield, IL, US, 62703

Job Requisition ID:  99

Agency:  Department of Human Services  

Posting ID #10-90-99
Salary:  $3544-$5001 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 

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Number of Vacancies:  Varies
Plan/BU:  RC062 


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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.