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Deputy Chief - community sex offender supervision program

Company: Liberty Healthcare Corporation
Location: Decatur
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Liberty Healthcare Corporation seeks an experienced professional in the field of sex offender community supervision, case management and treatment.

Liberty is currently accepting qualified applicants for a full-time Deputy Chief position which will support the Illinois Conditional Release Program.

This program is a collaborative initiative between the Liberty Healthcare Corporation and the Illinois Department of Human Services.

The program exclusively serves adult sex offenders living in communities throughout Illinois. While focusing on community safety, the program concurrently seeks to provide clients with the opportunity for healthy and productive lives in the community. Objectives of the program include:

  • Preventing client recidivism and maintaining community safety
  • Transitioning clients from long term residential treatment into the community
  • Securing appropriate community-based housing and facilitating income sources for clients
  • Providing behavioral health services, case management, monitoring and transportation to clients
  • Proactively detecting and responding to client risk factors

This position support's the Program's Executive Director and is responsible for:

  • Providing coverage for the program's Executive Director as needed
  • Informing the Executive Director of any potential problems or issues
  • Ensuring staff reports are submitted correctly and in a timely manner
  • Interfacing with high-level stakeholders
  • Monitoring caseload progress and performing case audits or reviews of caseloads
  • Attending Case Management Meetings
  • Serving as a resource for staff and troubleshooting non-critical questions and issues
  • Providing oversight and direction to the employees in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and deliverables
  • Assisting in the continued development and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Establishing expectations and providing employee performance feedback
  • Assisting with internal investigations, post-violation investigations and pre or post-polygraph investigations
  • Participating in various staff meetings and training activities
  • Participating in the recruitment process, selection, motivation or discipline of employees
  • Participating in the review, approval, and recommendations and evaluation of Agent's work
  • Assisting in maintaining employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off, and coverage for absenteeism
  • Attending court dates as needed and directed
  • Leading employees using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning
  • Providing oversight and direction to the employees
  • Coaching, mentoring and developing staff participating in new employee onboarding
  • Empowering employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals
  • Fostering a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed
  • Consciously creating a workplace culture that is consistent with the overall organization's and that emphasizes the identified mission, vision, guiding, principles and values of the organization
  • Communicating through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, and regular interpersonal communication
  • Assisting agents with caseloads on an as needed basis as directed by the Executive Director.

As a Deputy Chief and a valued employee of Liberty Healthcare, you can expect a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan. Moreover, you will join a national team of nationally recognized leaders in the sex offender treatment and forensic mental health fields.

Click here for a detailed overview of Liberty Healthcare's benefits plan

Well-qualified candidates for this position will possess the following attributes:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, criminal justice or related degree
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a sex offender specific therapist or intensive supervision of offenders in the community
  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in criminal justice or related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team-oriented atmosphere and mediate between various parties.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Excellent computing and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and clinical observation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with people and professionals in a variety of settings.
  • Familiarity with local network of mental health, sex offender specific and substance abuse treatment facilities and organizations

Liberty Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, equality and inclusion are among our deepest-held values. We work to create an environment that attracts real talent and we seek to motivate, inspire and recognize high performance among all employees. regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment.

If you're looking for a challenging career opportunity where you can make a real difference in the lives of others while enhancing community safety - click "Apply" and submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Keywords: Liberty Healthcare Corporation, Decatur , Deputy Chief - community sex offender supervision program, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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