Waukesha Pretrial Services - Caseworker
Company: Wisconsin Community Services
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Waukesha Pretrial Services - CaseworkerJob Code:
2022-CSCA-020Location: Court Services & Community
AlternativesDepartment: WaukeshaFT/PT Status: Full Time
Job Responsibilities: Send Resume and cover letter to or apply
online at Program: Waukesha Pretrial Services Position: Caseworker
Position Summary: This is a caseworker position that provides
supervision services to the Court for adult criminal defendants.
- Monitor defendants while out on bail to ensure adherence to
their bail conditions.This includes scheduling and providing
supervision at the level indicated by the Court.
- Draft accurate and complete written reports to the court to
include up-dated progress as well as non-compliance reports.
- Work as a team, sharing all aspects of caseload
responsibilities, to include but not limited to: conducting
intakes, writing court letters, obtaining essential court case
information, ongoing CCAP checks, treatment referrals/updates,
meeting with participants, and staffing cases.
- Conduct and record random drug testing on participants.
- Maintain accurate participant records to include detailed
documentation of all contacts with participants, referrals made and
all pertinent information related to all pending cases, including
the collection of program fees.
- Assist with drug testing coverage in the Waukesha Court Service
Programs as required, specifically willing to adjust work schedule
to cover program needs.
- Assist with managing the lobby when coverage is needed. Other
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Maintain flexible schedule to provide coverage in the office
- Other job-related duties may be necessary to carry out the
responsibilities of the position.
- Appear in court and on the record as necessary. Job
Qualifications: Minimal Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in
Criminal Justice, Social Work or other related field; possess a
valid Wisconsin Driver's License and insured auto; must pass
criminal background check. Personal Attributes: Follow agency Code
of Conduct; adhere to established policies and procedures of the
agency and of all funding sources; conduct self in an ethical
manner; maintain professional and respectful relationships with
program staff, other WCS staff, participants and all external
persons and agencies involved with service provision; sensitivity
toward cultural, ethnic and disability issues; demonstrate
commitment to agency values and mission. Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities: Knowledge of the Wisconsin Criminal Justice System;
knowledge of local treatment programs to include AODA, mental
health, and domestic violence; knowledge of community resources to
include housing, education, public transportation; knowledge of the
Circuit Court Access Program (CCAP); Strong verbal and written
communication skills; ability to respond appropriately in crisis
situations; sensitivity toward cultural, ethnic and disability
issues; good organizational, computer and typing skills; ability to
read and understand drug testing results; good judgment; effective
use of time, be trained in the all WCS required Evidence Based
Principals within 90 days of hire and follow models for fidelity
established by the agency. Physical Demands: Duties require good
hearing and the ability to communicate verbally; hand and finger
dexterity for data entry and typing; involves some driving between
Waukesha and Milwaukee County. Other Job Information (if
applicable): Work Relationship and Scope: Reports directly to the
Program Supervisor and Program Director. Has contact with a wide
variety of individuals including criminal defendants, courthouse
personnel, treatment providers, various criminal justice agencies
and other WCS staff. Working Conditions: Most of the work will be
done in the office, requires occasional trips to the courthouse to
drop off court letters, gather pertinent casework information and
provide a presence in court; required to meet with participants at
our Milwaukee office; observe and supervise drug screens. pm21
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