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CASE MANAGER

Company: Geo Reentry Services
Location: Rockford
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Facility:--Compensation Base:--Compensation Bonus (if applicable):--Equal Opportunity Employer.WE ARE HIRING WITH A $2000 SIGN ON BONUSSummary:This position manages a caseload of participant cases by administering the policies and procedures of the program as directed by the contracting agency and the Program Manager or Supervising Case Manager.-- Learns, uses and models principles of the ---What Works--- system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with participants and other staff members.-- This position reports on program operations to ensure that all requirements of the criminal justice system are met.--Essential Duties and Responsibilities--include the following.-- Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manages a participant caseload using principles of the ---What Works--- system.---- Conducts risk/need assessments and creates individual treatment plans for each assigned participant.-- Meets regularly with participants and documents participants--- progress or regress in Company database.
  • Conducts orientation meetings with new participants to explain program rules and regulations.-- Verbally explains the participant contract in detail to ensure that the participant understands his/her responsibilities.-- Installs electronic monitoring equipment on new participants when necessary.
  • Sets participant schedules and specifies all approved activities based on sentencing information.-- Approves temporary schedule changes for approved activities.
  • Collects participant fees on an on-going basis when required.-- Notifies the Program Manager of delinquent fees.
  • Monitors participant compliance with alcohol and/or drug counseling when required.
  • Reports all program violations to the appropriate agency or official via the established reporting parameters.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems and relays technical problems to the Program Manager for resolution.
  • May review daily summaries each morning and forward reports to the appropriate agency as required.
  • Reports on the status of program operations regularly to ensure all necessary documentation is prepared for court review.
  • Represents the company in contacts with elected officials and other public figures in the criminal justice system.
  • May facilitate psycho-educational/behavior modification groups each week.-- Documents participants--- attendance, participation and progress in Company database.
  • May testify in court regarding participants--- compliance with court orders.
  • May screen participants at jail for entry into the program.
  • May be required to learn and develop proficiency in Client Services Specialist---s duties, including opening and closing the office, and performing participant intakes, check-ins, breath analysis and drug screens, to provide backup when necessary. ----Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements--
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent--
    • 2 years work experience in related field (Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice, Human Services or related field would be considered in lieu of the 2 year experience)
    • Bachelors Degree preferred (Criminal Justice, Human Services or related field)
    • Familiar with community corrections systems and current community corrections practices preferred.
    • Familiar with community work force needs, public and private agencies and employment services preferred.
    • Ability to write clear concise reports in English using correct grammar.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and calculate percentages.
    • Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred, but not mandatory.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.-- ------ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Geo Reentry Services, Rockford , CASE MANAGER, Executive , Rockford, Illinois

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