CASE MANAGER, DRC in Compton, CA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Compton, CA
  • Date Posted:
    9/25/2019

Job Description

Facility: COMPTON - CDCR

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Responsibilities
 
With your experience in nonprofit and/or social services as our Case Manager, you will be providing support and structure to residents in developing program plans by managing a caseload of client cases and administering the policies and procedures of the program as directed by the contracting agency and the Facility Director. You will be learning, using and modeling the principles of the “What Works” system through evidence-based practices in all interactions with clients and other staff members. In addition, you will be training and assisting less experienced Case Managers.

  • Possibly performing duties that include resident/client intakes, check-ins, breath analysis and drug screens, to provide backup when necessary
  • Preparing written personalized programs to establish measurable criteria of expected behavior and accomplishments and a time frame for achieving specified goals
  • Reviewing plan with residents/clients on a weekly basis and documenting progress or revisions so that they are gaining the life skills necessary to make a successful re-entry into the community
  • Assisting residents to establish personal budget, locating suitable housing, enrolling in educational and vocational programs and participating in family and community activities, as appropriate; ensuring that they are working towards financial independence
  • Monitoring facility sanitation and safety; assigning daily housekeeping chores to residents to comply with facility standards
  • Possibly orienting residents upon arrival at facility to provide smooth assimilation into program including having them complete paperwork, take facility tours or introducing to other residents
  • Making entries into confidential resident files to provide the structure for case analysis and program planning and to provide documentation of program participation; ensuring files are secure to protect resident confidentiality
  • Assisting Job Developers in verifying residents'/clients’ jobs to ensure residents'/clients’ employment is suitable under established program plan; counseling unemployed residents/clients by providing guidance in obtaining employment in cooperation with the Job Developer
  • Performing other duties as required
 

 

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associate’s degree in a social or behavioral science program from an accredited college or university required
  • 2 years of work experience in a related field; familiarity with community corrections systems and current community corrections practices 
  • Familiar with community work force needs, public and private agencies and employment services
  • Ability to conduct individual counseling sessions and facilitate small groups, and interface with outside agencies
  • Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and demonstrated tact when interacting with the public
  • High degree of professionalism and sound judgment, as well as a strong sense of self-control
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Must be able to react quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department
  • Bilingual abilities in English/Spanish preferred

                                  Equal Opportunity Employer