Louisiana Department of State Civil Service REHABILITATION AIDE in New Orleans, Louisiana

REHABILITATION AIDE

Salary

$1,343.00 - $2,824.00 Monthly

$7.75 - $16.29 Hourly

$1,343.00 - $2,824.00 Monthly

Location

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

Job Type

Classified

Department

Metropolitan Human Services District

Job Number

MHSD-20161201-LR

Closing

12/6/2016 11:59 PM Central

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Supplemental Information

Job Number: MHSD-20161201-LR

3100 General DeGaulle Dr. New Orleans, LA 70114

One of ten districts across Louisiana, MHSD was created by the state legislature in 2003 to oversee the delivery of publicly-funded, community-based mental health, addictive disorders and developmental disabilities services to our area. MHSD serves adults, children and families of Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes. In particular, we serve residents who are uninsured or Medicaid eligible, though developmental disabilities services do not have income restrictions.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities.

If you are unable to apply online, you may fax your Civil Service application at (225) 219-1041 or you may mail it to Staffing Division, Department of State Civil Service, P.O. Box 94111, Capitol Station, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9111. Please include the job title (Rehabilitation Aide) and job number (MHSD-20161201-LR) on your application. All applications must be faxed or postmarked by the closing date of this posting.

NOTE: When submitting a paper application, you MUST use the latest revised Civil Service application, which is available on the Department of Civil Service's website. Older versions of the Civil Service application/SF10 will not be accepted and will be returned to you. You may download a Civil Service Application here. *Paper applications will be considered incomplete if the supplemental questions are not printed, answered and submitted with the application.

Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

For further information about this vacancy contact:

Lynetta Robinson

Metropolitan Human Services District

Lynetta.Robinson2@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

One year of experience in teaching, clerical work, claims examining, social services, vocational rehabilitation counseling or instruction, occupational therapy, counseling, nursing, engineering, skilled trades work, or developmentally disabled services.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.

Training in teaching, clerical work, claims examining, social services, vocational rehabilitation counseling or instruction, occupational therapy, counseling, nursing, engineering, skilled trades work, or developmentally disabled services will substitute for the required experience on a month for month basis.

NOTE:

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To assist facility personnel in carrying out the assigned rehabilitation program of preparing handicapped

individuals to engage in gainful employment and/or community living.

Level of Work:

Entry.

Supervision Received:

General from a Rehabilitation Facility Manager. Functional supervision from Rehabilitation Instructors.

Supervision Exercised:

None.

Location of Work:

Department of Social Services; Louisiana Rehabilitation Services.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from that of other rehabilitation classes by the responsibility of serving as an assistant to professional Rehabilitation Facility personnel in the performance of rehabilitation program assignments.

Examples of Work

Assists instructors or evaluators in preparing the mentally retarded or handicapped for self care or self sufficiency through training programs.

Teaches basic health and personal care skills.

Oversees clients in simple product production in a sheltered workshop.

Teaches use of basic tools.

Controls client social behavior in classes.

Maintains records on client progress.

Keeps shop area neat and clean.

Protects clients from injury.