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Job Responsibilities : Assistant Lead Post Release Worker

Salary : $49000 per year

Company : Southwest Key Programs

Location : Remote US

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Job Summary::

The Assistant Lead Post Release Worker is responsible for the supervision of staff providing Post Release Services and supporting the Lead Post Release Worker in the oversight of the Post Release Department. The Assistant Lead Post Release Worker reports to the Lead Post Release Worker. The Assistant Lead Post Release Worker is subject to work extended hours weekends and to be on-call.

Essential Functions::

  • Assign caseloads to post release workers.
  • Provide ongoing supervision of case management activities.
  • Provide support leadership coaching development and support to staff.
  • Coordinate and conduct training and onboarding of new staff.
  • Complete biyearly staff shadowings and ensure staff are providing services in compliance with SWK and federal guidelines.
  • Review all post release reports before submission to any stakeholder ensuring that all concerns have been addressed.
  • Complete individual weekly case review with each Post Release Worker.
  • Maintain a weekly updated list of the status for all cases to ensure that adequate progress has been made and timelines are being upheld.
  • Participate in phone conferences with team members.
  • Maintain confidentiality for all client and program operations.
  • Ensure staff adhere to travel budget and guidelines.
  • Develop corrective action plans or disciplinary memos to address performance issues of post release worker staff in collaboration with Lead Post Release Worker and Program Director.

Other Functions::

  • Carry a small caseload of post release cases as needed.
  • Review and submit home study reports to ORR by deadlines as needed.
  • Attend all organizational required training
  • Attend all departmental and program meetings to ensure that up-to-date information is received and/or information of policy changes or practice are adhered t
  • Travel as needed for home visits trainings and conference.
  • Maintain a safe work environment that is free from distractions.
  • Develop and maintain productive relations with local state and federal contacts.
  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements::

  • A combination of one of the following:
    • Master’s degree in social work or an equivalent degree in behavior sciences or a social service field with a minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience conducting home studies and working with immigrant populations and should be knowledgeable about family preservation kinship care and/or general child welfare may include part-time volunteer or internship experience. Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in behavior sciences or social service field with five (5) years of relevant supervisory and case management experience.
  • Must possess excellent organizational writing analytical and processing skills.
  • Should be able to perform conflict resolution or crisis intervention and have excellent communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent time management skills and be flexible to schedule changes.
  • Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Word Perfect Microsoft Word Excel).
  • Maintain a clean driving record and must be eligible to drive on behalf of SWK.
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license current driver’s insurance and have access to reliable transportation.
  • Must be available to travel.
  • Cleared Tuberculosis test results.
  • Cleared background check from appropriate entity.
  • (English/Spanish)
  • Cleared drug test results (this one is for Texas programs only).
  • Must be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire.

Physical Demands::

Job requires extended periods of sitting; use of various office equipment; traveling by car and plane for extended periods of time.

Work Environment::

This is a work from home job where high levels of self-motivation and organizational skills are needed. Employees must have a quiet private space in which to work at home. The Assistant Lead Post Release Worker will work closely with staff in various time zones throughout the United States therefore early morning or after hour work may be needed. Availability to travel will also be needed.

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