Nature of Work
Work in this class includes day-to-day activities in the Clinical Services Department which involves the detention program. Activities include supervision of detained youth within the program. This person is administratively responsible to the Director of Programs.
Illustrative Examples of Work
Necessary Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
The positions requires:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
It is also anticipated that some stress will be associated with this position primarily due to deadlines and irregular work flow. It is necessary that the individual have the capacity to remain calm, considerate and tactful.
Must exercise a high level of confidentiality in handling client records and privileged facility information.
Persons working with adolescents in a shelter/group home/detention setting will be given preference.
Desirable Training and Experience
Persons must have a Master’s degree in Social Work (LMSW, CSW, LPC)
Substitutions for other graduate degrees cannot be made.
REQUIREMENTS TO QUALIFY FOR POSITION:
Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to be eligible for employment with FPJDC:
Candidates MUST successfully complete all pre-employment requirements, as listed at FPDJC.org.
Visit http://fpjdc.org/pre-employment-requirements for more information.