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This position is responsible for community case support of participants active in an accountability court program. This position will work directly with individuals diagnosed with substance use and/or other mental health disorders involved in the criminal justice system. This position will conduct home visits, assist participants in accessing transportation, support participants in seeking vocational opportunities, help ensure attendance at treatment and court sessions, and conduct medication counts to ensure compliance. This position reports to the Program Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
One year full-time (or equivalent part-time) work experience in social services delivery (case management, outreach, prevention/education, etc.) or one year of full-time work experience performing direct care activities, basic nursing procedures, and training for clients at a level of a health services technician. An Associate’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing, and/or education is required. Incumbent must be able to work in the fast-paced environment of the courts under limited supervision. Individual must have knowledge of Microsoft Suite.
Licenses and Certifications:
Valid Georgia driver’s license.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
ADA Minimum Qualifications:
Physical Ability: Essential functions of this position continuously require the ability to remain in a stationary position (sitting or standing); operate a computer and other office machinery, such as a calculator, copier, and printer. Incumbents must continuously be able to think analytically; handle stress and emotion, concentrate on tasks, remember names and other details; examine and observe details; make decisions, and adjust to change. Incumbents must also continuously direct others; meet deadlines; stay organized; use math/calculations and use a keyboard/type.
Essential Functions frequently require the ability to move about inside the office; and move/transport items up to 10lbs.
Essential functions occasionally require the ability to bend body downward and forward by bending spine and legs, and twisting at the waist, hips or knees; reach overhead; push or pull; and repetitively use hands/arms/legs. Incumbents in this position are occasionally required to be on-call and work irregular hours.
Sensory Requirements: Essential functions regularly require the ability to use effective verbal and written communication; and use of hand/eye coordination and fine manipulation to use equipment.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions of this position continuously require the ability to either work with others or work alone.
This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.p >