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Case Manager, DJJ

Company: Eckerd Youth Alternatives
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Pay Starting at $16.34 Hourly Want to provide at-risk-youth with the tools to begin their process of change and be successful? We are seeking individuals who have a passion for working with at-risk-youth, leading them on the path to success, and helping them reach their full potential. Make more than a Living, Make a Difference Our Benefits:

  • Low-Cost Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 19 days of Paid Time Off the first year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match up to 5%
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid short-term and voluntary long-term disability
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary term life insurance Duties and Responsibilities
    • Responsible for conducting comprehensive youth assessments to develop case management plans, providing appropriate interventions, and making referrals where appropriate to complete court obligations successfully and in a timely manner.
    • Serves as the liaison between the Provider, and the youth, his/her parent(s), DJJ's JPO, and other service professionals; schedules and facilitates Treatment Team meetings.
    • Conduct groups and one to one counseling sessions using evidenced based practices. Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree, from an accredited College or University, in criminal justice, social work, education, or DJJ approved related field; and a minimum of two years of professional experience working with at-risk or delinquent youth. 7 years of professional experience or training in social services or education professional position working with at-risk or delinquent youth may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
      • Must be able to pass PAR evaluation of physical techniques and written certification exam.
      • A sound understanding of group leadership, group dynamics, and experiential education.
      • Must have and maintain an appropriate and valid state driver's license. *This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified. About our Program: Eckerd Connects' Pathways provides community integrated services for youth between the ages of 11 through 19 who reside in Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Pasco, Osceola, Sarasota and St. Lucie counties in Florida's Central and South Regions. Youth must have been placed on probation or minimum risk commitment and assessed as moderate-high or high-risk to re-offend to be eligible for services. Referrals accepted through the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) probation or the court system. Eckerd Connects' Pathways fully integrates WrapAround (WA) case planning, case management and a strong diverse group of committed stakeholders in each service area to ensure we have a strong WA team in each county. This program is designed to develop competencies while providing each youth with the tools to begin their process of change and be successful long after completion of services. Our Location: Eckerd Connects - Pathways Lee 6296 Corporate Ct, Suite B102 - Fort Myers, FL 33919 About Us Video: https://youtu.be/uf06jGJ-R_g Please follow the link for more information about this program: https://eckerd.org/juvenile-justice-services/community-based-services/eckerd-connects-pathways/ Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Inc. ("Eckerd Connects") considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Eckerd Connects is a drug-free workplace and utilizes E-verify to confirm employment eligibility. *CB

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Keywords: Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Fort Myers , Case Manager, DJJ, Executive , Fort Myers, Florida

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