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CASE MANAGER in Las Vegas, NV at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description

Facility: LAS VEGAS COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER

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Equal Opportunity Employer.

The GEO Group is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. GEO is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, criminal justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at The GEO Group.

 

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.
 
Additional responsibilities for the Case Manager with a nonprofit or social services background include:

 

  • 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
 
As a Case Manager, you must have excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and demonstrated tact when interacting with the public. You will also need a high degree of professionalism and sound judgment, as well as a strong sense of self-control. If this describes you, apply today!
 
Please Note:Bachelor’s degree may be required for Re-Entry office positions or when mandated by contractual obligation
 
Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Must 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services discipline or equivalent experience (nonprofit or social services),preferred
  • Substance abuse or domestic violence certification or the ability to become certified, preferred
  • While we are not a Nonprofit, past Nonprofit experience is a plus

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