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CASE MANAGER at GEO Corrections & Detentions (A GEO Company)

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Hobbs, New Mexico





Job Description:

Facility: Lea County Correctional Facility

Compensation Base: $16.00

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

Provides counseling services, assists the inmates/detainees in adjusting to facility life and obtaining needed services or changes in assignment. Develops and implements programs within the facility to meet the individual needs of inmates/detainees, to include individual and group counseling.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interviews newly admitted inmates/detainees.
  • Conducts facility orientation for newly assigned inmates/detainees explaining rules and regulations of the facility, available services and programs, and the disciplinary and classification process.
  • Provides individual counseling to inmates/detainees on an informal basis regarding work and housing assignments, adjustment problems, and family problems.
  • Resolves day-to-day problems with counseling. Refers inmates/detainees with serious problems to professional counseling staff.
  • Provides assistance to the inmates/detainees in obtaining needed services. Serves as a representative for the inmate/detainee at classification committee meetings.
  • Monitors inmate/detainee custody, housing, job and program assignments to ensure all cases are reviewed in a timely manner.
  • Conducts visits to inmates/detainees assigned to caseload who are housed in special housing.
  • Reviews inmate/detainee medical status to determine eligibility to work in volunteer job assignments.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, sociology, or related field is preferred.
  • One (1) year in caseload management of offenders in a correctional setting required or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience required.
  • Certified law enforcement officer experience or correctional/detention experience preferred.