Intensive Supervision Officer I - Adult ARES - Corrections

at Sedgwick County* in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Performs professional assessment, intake, case planning, supervision, casework, and rehabilitation activities to help juvenile or adult clients be successful in maintaining compliance with court orders and supervision goals within the Department of Corrections.

  • 40% - Client Supervision - Completes an accurate and thorough assessment on each assigned client and develops a comprehensive and effective written case plan that targets the client’s criminogenic needs. Assists all assigned clients in following their terms and conditions of supervision and their individual case/program plan by interacting with them at home, work, school, treatment and facilities. Incorporates evidence-based practices including motivational interviewing, cognitive skills and use of graduated responses. Conducts drug/alcohol screenings on clients through urinalysis and/or breathalyzer testing. Performs screening with metal detectors to prevent weapons from entering the workplace. May perform searches of personal property, homes and vehicles. Provides job seeking information and techniques; identifies appropriate job possibilities; communicates with employers; assists clients in securing, approving, and verifying employment. Conducts and facilitates behavioral cognitive groups as assigned. Assists law enforcement officers serve arrest warrants. May be required to work various hours as assigned.
  • 30% - Case Management - Secures available staff and community resources to meet client needs. Performs liaison duties in coordinating client’s involvement with outside referral agencies to access health care, treatment, housing and any other necessary community services. Monitors client participation in case/program plan activities by making contacts with providers, employers, family members and other professionals, as appropriate. Reports client’s progress and all alleged violations of supervision to the court as necessary, which includes verbal and written reports and hearing reviews. Participates in court hearings, prepares court reports, makes recommendations and presents information to the Judge, District Attorney, and defense attorney.
  • 20% - Records Maintenance - Creates and maintains an individual file on each client ensuring all legal documents, reports, social documents, chronological and statistical reports, etc. are present and updated per policy. Completes all data entry into the required database within prescribed timeframes. 

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or a related field. Transcript verifying education credits is required. Must be at least 21 years of age. One year experience in probation, parole, social work, counseling or related work with juvenile and/or adult offenders. Professional references are required to verify the related work experience. Valid Driver’s License and good driving record that meets the requirement of Sedgwick County Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage Policy. Personal vehicle for use when county vehicle is not available (employee reimbursement is provided by County). Proof of liability insurance required on personal vehicle. Pass legal background check, Child and Adult Abuse & Neglect Central Registry checks, KCJIS Security Policy (fingerprint) check, and pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs. Must also meet the required conditions contained in KSA 65-516 and KAR 28-4-356.

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 

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Job Posting: 12872123

Posted On: Mar 14, 2024

Updated On: Apr 18, 2024

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