DUI Court Case Manager
$17.80/hour ($37,024.00/year), plus benefits (Sarasota County Government position)
The DUI Court Program of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit is seeking a DUI Court Case Manager to be based in Sarasota County. DUI Court is a problem-solving court for offenders who are alcohol dependent and currently charged with a DUI, having one or more prior DUI arrests. Program participation is voluntary in this judicially supervised treatment approach, developed jointly by court staff and mental health professionals.
This position provides case management services to program participants, establishes and maintains community partnerships, advocates for the program, and reports program data to the Court and community partners.
We are seeking someone who has experience with social service agencies in Sarasota County, as well as experience working with the mental health/substance abuse population. Our ideal candidate has a work history that demonstrates they are proactive, self-motivated, and have the ability to work with clients in this unique program setting. The proven ability to form relationships with local community service agencies is a plus. Home visits, assistance with monitoring urinalysis of clients, and occasional Saturday and Sunday morning work hours are part of the job.
A few of your daily responsibilities:
- Identify individuals who meet DUI Court criteria and provide initial assessment;
- Provide orientation session to participants;
- Create individualized case plans and monitor participant progress;
- Collect, document and maintain participant data, progress reports, test results, etc.
- Facilitate group sessions to provide participants with life skills and further access to resources;
- Link participants to available community resources and resolve client issues;
- Attend court and agency staffings.
Some of the skills, knowledge and abilities needed:
- Basic knowledge of the legal system, court processes and procedures;
- Knowledge of mental health and related issues;
- Ability to work independently, and as a part of a team;
- Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning sensitive issues;
- Understanding of case management limits and what constitutes unauthorized practice of law; and
- Ability to analyze files and move cases through the court process.
A Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, counseling, social or behavioral science or closely related field from an accredited college or university. Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college degree. May require certification by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) as a Florida Crime Information Center/National Crime Information Center (FCIC/NCIC) operator.
The Sarasota County Government benefit package includes health, dental and vision insurance; supplemental insurance (cancer, disability, and accident); Florida Retirement System membership; and paid time off.
Apply directly through Sarasota County Government Career Opportunities page. Cover letters are encouraged.
You must complete the online application to be considered for this position.