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DJS Case Management Spec Supr Facility

Repost

Recruitment #22-001593-0004

Introduction

This is a repost. Previous applicants need not reapply.

GRADE

17

LOCATION OF POSITION

Western Maryland Children’s Center 
18420 Roxbury Rd. 
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for supervising DJS Case Management Specialists in providing case management services to juveniles in a residential setting. The position oversees the implementation and coordination of services and treatment plans for juveniles detained pending adjudication or disposition, or committed to the Department of Juvenile Services.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Supervises case managers in providing direct services to youth through monitoring of policy and procedure including caseload reviews. Monitors staff activities to prioritize workload, identifies case progress and provides direction and guidance on treatment needs and goals, case complexities and disposition and monitors and evaluates case records in the automated database system to ensure the accurate, timely and complete documentation of case activities and files. Chairs various committees, such as MAST and PREA.

  • Trains and provides direction to subordinate staff on case management practices and methods used in implementing and coordinating the delivery of services and treatment plans for juveniles detained pending adjudication or disposition, or committed for placement in a secure or non-secure facility.

  • Provides accurate and timely information to the Assistant Facility Administrator/Facility Administrator as needed.  This may include monthly statistical reports and other reports deemed necessary by facility administration.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:   A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university..


Experience: Three years of experience providing case management services to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.


Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute possession of an Associate of Arts degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services to children in a community or residential setting for the required education.


2. Candidates may substitute possession of a Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university for one year of the required experience.


3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Social Services classifications or Social Services specialty codes in the Social Science, Psychology and Welfare field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

  • Two (2) years of experience planning and supervising the performance of work of employees in a residential setting are highly desirable.

  • Three (3) years of experience working with youth in a juvenile justice setting.

  • Experience planning, managing and supervising subordinate case managers.

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with DJS stakeholders.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Candidates appointed to positions in this classification must be fully certified by the Maryland Correctional Training Commission prior to appointment and are required to maintain certification while employed.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

3. Employees in this classification that are employed at DJS Youth Centers may be required to complete a Board approved medication technician training program and possess a valid Maryland Board of Nursing (MBON) certification as a Medication Technician.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. In accordance with the Correctional Services Article, Section 8-209 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Maryland Correctional Training Commission shall establish the minimum qualifications for probationary or permanent appointment of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in a mandated position. These requirements are listed in detail in the Code of Maryland Regulations 12.10.01.04, general regulations of the Maryland Correctional Training Commission, and include:

    U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien status

    Must be at least 21 years of age

    A thorough background check, including fingerprinting and drug testing

    An oral interview, and

    Physical and psychological examinations.

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment will be a rating of your application based on your education, training, and experience as it relates to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate educational and employment information on your application. Please make sure to provide sufficient information on your application to show how you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. If you completed education outside of the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service. The Certified Eligible list will be used by the hiring agency to select employees. Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. A paper application may be mailed to the address below or faxed to the fax number below.  If you choose to fax or regular mail, you must include on each page of the attachment your First and Last Name, the Recruitment Number that is located at the top of the bulletin and the last 4 digits of your SS#.  No postmarks will be accepted.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted:   

  Maryland Department of Juvenile Services

  OHR-Recruitment & Examination Unit

  217 E. Redwood Street

  Baltimore, MD 21202

  Attn: Jakiraman Jones

  Fax number 410-333-4188

  TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

The resulting Certified Eligible List for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact DJS Office of Human Resources at DJS.Careers@maryland.gov   Include the Recruitment Title/Number that is located at the top of the bulletin.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Bilingual applicants are welcome to apply for all recruitments.

DJS values the experience gained by Veterans while serving our country. Veterans are welcome to apply for all current recruitments.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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