Social Services Career Trainee
Springfield, IL, US, 62703
Agency: Department of Human Services
Posting ID #10-90-99
Closing Date/Time: CONTINUOUS POSTING
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
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Number of Vacancies: Varies
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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.