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3 Jan 2023

Full-Time Mental Health Technician Trainee # 22289 – Anna

Elisad5 – Posted by Elisad5 Anna, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Mental Health Technician Trainee # 22289 – Anna
Agency: Department of Human Services
Opening Date: 01/03/2023
Closing Date/Time: 09/05/2023
Salary: Anticipated Salary: $3,328 – $3,868 per month
Job Type: Salaried Full Time
County: Union
Posting Identification Number: 10-80-22289
Work Hours: 24/7 Variable Shifts.
Work Location: 1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652
Choate Mental Health & Developmental Center Division of Developmental Disabilities
Staff Development and Training
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Position Overview
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Mental Health Tech Trainee at the Choate Mental Health & Dev. Center is in Anna, Illinois. The incumbent will, for a period from six and not to exceed twelve months, receive instruction and training in providing care for individuals with developmental disabilities. Attends formal classes for instruction in routine nursing practices and techniques to gain a basic understanding of the nature, cause, treatment, and habilitation of intellectual and developmental disabilities. Ensures compliance with Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) requirements when performing duties.
Job Responsibilities
1. For a period from six and not to exceed twelve months, receive instruction and training in providing care for individuals with developmental disabilities on an assigned shift.
2. Receives training in the Interdisciplinary Team process and assists under direct observation, in the implementation of the active treatment/daily activity schedule on the programmatic unit.
3. Through direct observation, achieves familiarity with everyone’s sensory, medical, and physical condition.
4. Maintains area in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
5. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of high school.
Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.
2. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to the Individual or others.
3. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays.
4. Requires the ability to participate in and complete a comprehensive training program.
5. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
6. Travels in the performance of job duties.
7. Requires the ability to pass the IDHS background check.
8. Requires the ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
9. Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.
About the Agency:
The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is to provide equitable access to social services, support programs, and resources to enhance the lives of all whom we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency, and Kindness.
As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefits 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 year)
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
  • * Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)
  • 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even-numbered years
  • Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
  • 10 Weeks of Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
  • 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)
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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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