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Job Title:

Human Services Caseworker

Job Post ID:

1500

Employer:

State of Illinois

Posted Until:

06/30/2020

Salary:

$4,054.00 - $6,002.00 monthly / $48,648.00 - $72,024.00 annually

Location:

Centralia

Hours:

All Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Healthcare/Medical

Job Description:

Under direction, performs professional casework activities in providing public assistance services available from DHS as well as auxiliary state, local and federal programs. Explains eligibility criteria and requirements for public assistance programs. Collects client data and determines eligibility. Discusses applicant goals and participation levels. Assesses client skills and evaluates client ability to obtain and retain employment; makes appropriate referrals to other DHS programs, state services or local private services to ensure applicant receives available benefits.

Job Requirements:

Requires Bachelor's degree in psychology, sociology, anthropology, social welfare or equivalent educational attainment in related field plus one year of professional casework or crisis intervention experience in a social services agency. Successful completion of agency-sponsored training program may be substituted for experience. Requires ability to travel.

Benefits:

BENEFITS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES
State of Illinois employees may be eligible for a variety of benefits associated with their employment. From a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, to vacation and sick leave days and a generous retirement plan, the State of Illinois offers a competitive benefits program for state employees. To learn more about the benefits of state employment, please explore the links below:

Healthcare Benefits:
The State offers its employees a comprehensive health and dental program along with a wide array of supplemental insurance programs. Illinois has long been committed to providing employees with the best possible insurance benefits at the greatest possible value.

Retirement Benefits:
In addition to health and dental insurance programs, state employees are offered a generous pension program with options that can be tailored to meet employees' needs.

Workplace Benefits:
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits such as holidays, annual leave and sick leave.

Visit our Illinois Benefits website to see a more detailed summary of other benefits which are available to state employees.

Note: The above benefits are available to most state employees with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary, part-time and student worker positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits.

Company Information

Department of Human Services
Work locations throughout the state
*Current employees - do not apply for continuous posting, only apply for postings with an office location of vacancy.
*Non-State candidates - need to test at CMS for the Social Services Career Trainee the targeted title is Human Services Caseworker.
For testing information go to: http://work.illinois.gov (listed at the top of posting)
For agency assistance contact dhs.recruitment@illinois.gov.

Application Instructions:

This position may require a current grade from Central Management Services (CMS), Division of Examining and Counseling, to be deemed qualified and available for employment consideration. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at Work4Illinois@Illinois.gov or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).
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