Casework Counselor
Virginia.gov
Richmond County, Virginia, US
6d ago

Open Until Filled Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?

No Hiring Range $35,278 - $55,034 Agency Haynesville Correctional Ctr (772) Sublocation Position Number 00643 Job Posting Number 1067334 Type of Recruitment General Public - G Does this position have telework options?

No Bilingual / Multilingual Skill Requirement / Preference Yes Job Type Full-Time (Salaried) Job Type Detail Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1 Pay Band 04 Job Description

Application and / or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11 : 59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board / Recruitment Management System (RMS).

Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and / or résumés will not be accepted.

Provide comprehensive case management services by ensuring all relevant classification paperwork is timely, accurate and complete.

Ensure offenders are appropriately employed during their incarceration. The position focuses on offender release planning and performing case management / counseling for adult offenders, which includes classification.

Promotes the development of self and staff through providing training. Acts as a role model by providing guidance / direction for offenders in a correctional facility, which enhances facility security and promotes long-term pro-social behaviors.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in counseling, rehabilitation, or casework management. Working knowledge of principles and practices of counseling, of casework and treatment methods, of behavior modification, various intervention techniques and offender restoration rehabilitation.

Experience in facilitating rehabilitative programs. Experience preparing reports. Experienced to counsel and interact with offenders to develop, implement, and follow through on treatment plans and to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Social Services, Counseling, Criminal Justice or other areas related to human services;
  • an equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute for education. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel).

    Previous experience working in adult counseling or corrections.

    Preferred certification in a specialized area, i.e., CSAC, CSOTP or be sought. Prefer knowledge of evidence based practices and experience facilitating staff and offender programs.

    Spanish speaking applicants are encouraged to apply.

    Special Requirements

    All applicants are subject to a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

  • The investigation may include : fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment);
  • credit checks; and other checks requested by the hiring authority.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Application and / or résumé for this position must be submitted electronically by 11 : 59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board / Recruitment Management System (RMS).

    Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and / or résumés will not be accepted.

    The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from either the electronic application and / or résumé.

    RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and / or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to Your Application in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

    This is a tobacco free facility. Use of all tobacco products is prohibited on site at all times.

    This facility is located in the rural Northern Neck, approximately an hour and a half from the City of Richmond. Successful candidates for this position must be willing and able to work in this geographic location.

    Transfers are unlikely during the first year.

    Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.

    30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and / or résumé.

    The Virginia Department of Corrections is an EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

    AMERICORPS, PEACE CORPS, AND OTHER NATIONAL SERVICE ALUMNI ARE ALL ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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