SOCIAL SERVICES COORD, BOP in Casper, WY at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Casper, WY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Entry level
  • Date Posted:
    10/13/2018

Job Description

Facility: CASPER

Compensation Base: 14.42 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary: Under general supervision, employee provides employment assistance to eligible facility residents and oversees the collection and accounting of resident finances in accordance with Department of Corrections, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and American Correctional Association standards, as well as Company policies and procedures.     

 

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  1. Maintains positive relationships with local Job Service and other job referral agencies and community resources; acts as liaison with local employers;

  2. Assists in developing facility structured programs for job search and job retention;
  3. Develops individualized job search and retention plan for residents unemployed for 21 days or more;
  4. Counsels residents regarding community vocational and employment programs or facility job prospects;
  5. Conducts random verifications of both job search endeavors and existing employment, via site visits or telephone calls, and records such in resident files, noting any discrepancies;
  6. Records all employment information including job termination in resident records;
  7. Investigates irregularities or discrepancies with resident self reported employment hours vs. hours actually paid;
  8. Assists the Resident Account Advisor with the collection of resident pay checks, when necessary;
  9. Assists Residents with gaining an appropriate support group;
  10. Assist Residents with gaining appropriate and affordable housing for re-entry into the community;
  11. Will develop and coordinate re-entry programs to ensure continuity of care for the offender and facilitate services for offenders with special needs;
  12. Must demonstrate conceptual and applied knowledge of Evidence Based Principles (EBP) of Offender Rehabilitation to include, but not limited to: risk, need, responsivity, motivational interviewing, and stages of change.

 

Reports To:  Federal Program Manager

 Direct Reports:  None

 

 

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Four year Degree in a social or behavioral science program from an accredited college or university.  At a minimum one year experience must be working in a social services field in a relevant position.  Additional experience may be substituted for degree.  Valid driver’s license.  Good computer skills and working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software programs, such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Office and internet navigation.

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