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CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR I Full-time Job

2 weeks ago Administration, Business and Management Savannah   79 views
Job Details

The Chatham County Detention Center has an immediate need for a Corrections Counselor I. If you have your Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or a related field, plus one (1) year of counseling experience, consider applying.

Job Summary: In this role, you will counsel inmates and document records according to the Standard Operating Procedures of the Chatham County Detention Center. Your work requires a great degree of confidentiality and includes responding to detainee requests, staff referrals, daily activity logs, and presenting accurate and reliable monthly reports. You will work with the unique problems of an inmate population to provide follow-up services and support, including addiction and recovery issues, multi-cultural awareness, and multi-group theories. You will arrange for detainees to contact Parole, Probation, CFCS, Court Administrator, and other government agencies. You will use your interpersonal skills to interact with difficult clients and may encounter crises such as threats of suicide, homicide, and physical harm. Your customer service skills are vital as you answer inquiries from the public by phone and in person. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, or a related field; and one (1) year of counseling experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience necessary to perform the work.

Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.

Location : DETENTION CENTER

Posting Start : 05/27/2021

Posting End : 06/02/2021

SALARY RANGE: $35,696.00-$57,114.00

Company Description
There is something very charming and familiar about Chatham County, GA; very historic, yet very now; very suburban, yet very metropolitan; simply an amazing place to live, work, play and raise a family. Chatham County, the 5th oldest county in the State of Georgia (and the largest county outside of the Atlanta metropolitan area), is an idyllic riverfront community containing the beautiful and international city of Savannah and the 3 crystal clear miles of uninterrupted public beach at Tybee Island.