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AIDE TRAINEE (EXAM) Print Apply AIDE TRAINEE (EXAM) Salary $27,325.00 Annually Location Civil Service Test Center, PA Job Type CIVIL SERVICE WRITTEN EXAM FOR FUTURE VACANCIES Department Department of Human Services Job Number CS-20180###-####1 Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits THE POSITION If you are looking for an entry-level job and enjoy helping others, consider working as an Aide Trainee for the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services! No prior experience or training required! Full-time employment Must successfully complete 6-month training period for promotion to Psychiatric Aide, Restoration Aide, or Residential Services Aide with an increase in salary IMPORTANT:YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS POSTING, TAKE AND PASS THE EXAM AT A TESTING CENTER, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, AND RECEIVE YOUR SCORE PRIOR TO APPLYING TO A SPECIFIC VACANCY POSTING FOR THIS TITLE. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA E-MAIL EACH TIME A SPECIFIC VACANCY FOR THIS JOB TITLE IS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. YOU MUST SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR EACH SPECIFIC VACANCY IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED. TESTING ACCOMMODATIONS: IF YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A TESTING ACCOMMODATION, AREQUEST FOR TESTING ACCOMMODATIONFORM MUST BE COMPLETED AND APPROVED PRIOR TO SCHEDULING YOUR EXAMINATION. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU APPLY TO A VACANCY POSTING PRIOR TO RECEIVING A SCORE, YOU WILL BE DEEMED INELIGIBLE. YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO APPLY TO THIS EXAM POSTING AND SCHEDULE FOR TESTING. DESCRIPTION OF WORK Aide Trainees attend formal classroom training sessions and receive on-the-job training to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to assist nursing staff in the rehabilitative care and treatment for individuals in need. Take the first step toward building a rewarding career in public service - apply today! REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Qualifications: + Must meetPA residency requirement + Must pass the test + Must be able to perform essential job functions Some positions come under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act. + Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance. Some positions come under the provisions of the Child Protective Services Law. + Under the Law, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police, Child Abuse history clearance, and FBI clearance. Commonwealth employment requirement: + A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination and a drug screening test. Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. 7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go Info/Pages/default.aspxand click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at [email protected] Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals) The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity. EXAMINATION INFORMATION Test Subject Areas and Number of Questions Interpersonal Ability - 25 Questions Reading Comprehension - 15 Questions Effective Expression- 15 Questions Following Instructions and Multi-tasking Ability - 25 Questions Observation and Math Abilities - 20 Questions Total Questions - 100 + 2 1/2 hour maximum computerized multiple-choice exam + May retest 6 months after date of last exam + Email notice of test results provided + Only most recent exam score is counted Internet: Info/Pages/default.aspx Health & Wellness We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life Balance We understand that there is more to life than work - and we want you to enjoy it! We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career Development We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be. Other Rewards Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply. Agency Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Address 613 North StreetHarrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17120 Website

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