Court Program Specialist II (Court Case Management Specialist - Felony & Misdemeanor) - Criminal Mental Health Project (County Criminal Court Operations Division) (State OPS Funded)

Division: Court Support
Salary: $17.36 HOUR + Benefits
Position Type: FULLTIME
Funding: StateOPS Funded
Hours: 40 hours per week
Occupation Code: Court Program Specialist 2
Working Title: Court Case Management Specialist - Felony & Misdemeanor
(Salary is non-negotiable.) This position is currently funded until June 2020 with a possibility of extension.

Description

The court case management specialist position will facilitate the diversion from jail to community-based behavioral health treatment and services as well as gather information from community stakeholders that address adherence with the criminal justice requirements that are necessary for successful recovery and community integration.

Responsibilities

  • Provides information to the court regarding the client and adherence to the diversion plan obtained through communication with family, housing, treatment providers and other stakeholders as necessary.
  • Assist with linkage to community-based behavioral health treatment and services including screening, assessment, planning, identification, coordination and development of diversion plan.
  • Will access other essential support services for the client following discharge to the community.
  • Serves as a boundary spanner across criminal justice and behavioral health systems.
  • Complete all necessary documentation and reporting requirements.
  • Other related duties.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with studies in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health or related fields.
  • Three (3) years of practical experience in community mental health, forensic mental health, or criminal justice.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES (KSAs):

  • Knowledge of issues related to criminal justice, community mental health, case management and community resources.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software programs.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Detail-oriented and goal-oriented.
  • Ability to maintain complex records.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, the judiciary, court administration, and other agencies.

Physical Demands

Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, sitting, typing, talking, listening, stooping, and reaching with hands and arms. Must be able to transfer up to 10 pounds.

Working Conditions

Moderate noise; business office setting.

Supplemental Questions

 
QDo you have a Bachelor's degree?
QHow many years of experience do you have in practical community mental health?
QHow many years of experience do you have in forensic mental health?
QHow many years of experience do you have in criminal justice?
QAre you currently employed by the Eleventh Judicial Circuit?
QHow did you learn about this vacancy?