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Supervising Case Manager

Company: Geo Reentry Services
Location: Merced
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Facility:--RS MERCED CA DRCCompensation Base:--Compensation Bonus (if applicable):--Equal Opportunity Employer.Summary

  • This position provides overall supervision of Case Managers at a facility.
  • This role works onsite at the jail reentry program in Merced.Primary Duties and Responsibilities
    • Plans, directs, and manages the duties in the case management staff.
    • Responsible for the record maintenance, receiving and discharge operations of the facility.
    • Develops inmate goals and responsibilities.
    • Establishes and monitors inmate programs and work details and ensures all details are fully staffed by inmates.
    • Reviews and monitors correspondence from members of political groups such as the judiciary, Congress, Senate, and other representatives, and prepares necessary responses.
    • Assists in training staff regarding inmate management.
    • Coordinates and controls the inmate payroll system.
    • Prepares reports for presentation to the U.S. Parole Commission.
    • Gathers information from various staff regarding inmates--- progress, adjustments, program participation, work reports, disciplinary actions, etc.
    • Conducts intake screening and orientation programs to gather pertinent information and to advise inmates of required policies and procedures.
    • Participates in the planning of overall institution programs and inmate activities.
    • Formulates and maintains departmental budget.
    • Performs staff duty officer functions as required.
    • Must be knowledgeable and proficient in basic principles of inmate case management and developing inmate goals and responsibilities during the incarceration period.
    • Advise inmates in areas regarding their sentences, prerelease planning, parole eligibility and hearings, and overall institution adjustment and activities.
    • Initiates, responds and writes correspondence to various law enforcement agencies, judicial systems and various other parties.
    • Provides liaison between the facility and contracting agency in matters pertaining to inmate case-management areas.
    • Must be aware of various manuals and guidelines used by the facility.
    • Advises management staff in areas of inmate management problems and other areas of concern.
    • Assists in the intake screening on all new arrivals.
    • Supervises staff in the maintenance of inmate central files and preparation of proper forms and documents.
    • Performs periodic audits of Case Management procedures.
    • Trains Case Managers and other staff in areas of responsibility.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.--Job Requirements:Minimum Requirements
      • Bachelor---s degree in a related field.
      • Two (2) years of experience in case management either through a correctional facility or in the social services field.
      • Good knowledge of general office practices and procedures, including budget preparation and control.
      • Must have knowledge of proper correctional philosophy and policy to assist the staff in all aspects of case/inmate management.
      • Must be knowledgeable in the basic principles of inmate case management.
      • Must be knowledgeable of general business practices and procedures with knowledge of principles, practices and methods used in case management.
      • Ability to speak, understand and write clearly.
      • Ability to deal effectively with the public, subordinates, and inmates.
      • Ability to develop and implement new practices, policies and procedures.
      • Ability to represent management when dealing with inmates.
      • Ability to develop new practices and procedures.
      • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Keywords: Geo Reentry Services, Merced , Supervising Case Manager, Executive , Merced, California

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