Pretrial Supervision Case Manager

 GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION

JusticePoint, Inc. is a private non-profit agency with a commitment to social justice. The target population includes adults who may have serious and persistent mental health and/or substance abuse disorders, may be considered indigent, or be at risk for re-arrest, and are involved in the criminal justice system.  Case Managers will provide service at various points of contact including the courts, county jail, state mental health institutes, and the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Assessing person’s social, clinical, and criminal situations in order to determine needs
  • Developing knowledge and collaborative relationships with various community service providers
  • Establishing plans to meet client needs and monitor participation in mental health and/or AODA treatment
  • Preparing written reports notifying the court of the client’s status or providing recommendations for conditions of release
  • Maintaining accurate and verified records in the client database that document and support activity necessary to meet the program outcomes
  • Conducting field visits at the person’s home, employer, or other service providers as scheduled

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, or related human service field required
  • Computer literacy including working knowledge and experience of Windows and word processing, as well as data entry experience (Microsoft Word & Access)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • High level of skill in organization and attention to detail and accuracy as well as ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • The ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with individuals from diverse economic, racial, and ethnic backgrounds 
  • Fluency in Spanish, spoken and written, is a definite asset
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license and automobile with insurance required
  • Pre-employment background check, conducted by the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s department, is required

POSITION TERMS

  • Permanent full-time with benefits
  • Reports to Case Management Coordinator
  • Agreement to abide by and subscribe to the mission, vision and culture of JusticePoint