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Correctional Juvenile Casework Manager

Date Posted:  Aug 5, 2022
Requisition ID:  377423
Location: 

Pendleton, IN, US, 46064

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility:
The Pendleton Juvenile Correctional Facility (PNJCF) is a maximum security facility that was established on July 5, 2000. The facility houses over 200 adjudicated, delinquent male juveniles. Youth assigned here may have been sentenced from any of the 92 counties in the State of Indiana.  Pendleton offers a sex offender program along with other treatment, including vocational, academic, and volunteer strategies designed, in accordance with its mission, to facilitate a more successful habilitation program and, even more importantly, a successful community re-entry.

 

Salary:
The salary for this position traditionally starts at $37,518.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

As the Correctional Psychiatric Social Service Specialist, you will be responsible for providing advanced psychiatric social work including administration, direction, and coordination of treatment programs and activities for the offenders at a correctional facility.  

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:  

  • Serve as a social worker or a case manager and perform mental health assessments of offenders. 
  • Gather needed information to determine needs and establish a treatment plan for the offenders by providing pre-admission evaluations and progress notes. 
  • Plan and implement therapeutic techniques best suited to offender development and treatment needs. 
  • Monitor offender progress throughout the treatment plan. 
  • Assess offender needs on the areas of social, educational, occupational, emotional, and physical areas. 
  • Consult and liaise with various social service agencies and institutions for needed services to assist the offenders. 
  • Document offender progress, attendance, counselling sessions, referrals, prerelease paperwork, and visiting lists, and maintain the offender in the Juvenile Data System. 

 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling and Guidance, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology, Criminology, Social Work, or a related area.   
  • Two (2) years of full-time experience in a psychiatric, children, family, or correctional setting. 
  • Specialized knowledge of case management, social work, assessment, and continuum of care. 
  • Working knowledge of causes, symptoms, and limitations of various mental disabilities. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

 

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave;
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program;
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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