Social Services Career Trainee
Company: Department of Human Services
Category: Social Work
DuPage, Kane County, Lake County, Will County, Winnebago County
Type: Full Time
This is an opportunity to work for the State. 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.