Case Manager

GEO Group Inc. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Facility: RS CHATHAM IL DRC

Pay: $18.00

Bonus (if applicable): $2500 Sign On Bonus

Shift:

Benefits: Employees working a normal work week (30 hours or more) will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

  • Paid time off Paid holidays 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching Health Insurance Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance Life Insurance Flexible spending account

  • Health savings account Tuition Reimbursement Reduced tuition rates

  • Employee discount Employee assistance program Pet insurance

  • Disability Insurance Paid training Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are hiring with a $2500 Sign On Bonus

(payable in quarterly installments)

Are you looking for a career you can feel good about? We hire only those that strive to do their best. By joining our family, you'll receive the honor and recognition that comes with working for the industry's global leader in evidenced based rehabilitation.

Who We Are:

GEO provides complementary, turnkey solutions for numerous government partners worldwide across a spectrum of diversified correctional and community reentry services. From the development of state-of-the-art facilities and the provision of management services and evidence-based rehabilitation to the post-release reintegration and supervision of individuals in the community, GEO offers fully diversified, cost-effective services that deliver enhanced quality and improved outcomes.

Why Work for GEO:

  • At GEO, we believe that diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of a variety of views, perspectives, and backgrounds are integral parts of our company's success.

  • We believe that work is more than a place you go every day. It is about being inspired and motivated to achieve extraordinary things.

  • Employee benefits play an important role in making The GEO Group a great place to work. At GEO, we believe in the three pillars of employee wellbeing: physical, emotional, and financial. With comprehensive benefits and competitive wages, we trust that you will find all the resources you need here to be successful.

Summary:

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.

  • Two (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.

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