Social Worker – Justice Support Services

Application Deadline: 2024-08-21
Job Type: County
Job Description:

Calling all Social Workers!

Come grow your career with an organization that values and supports you to learn, grow, and develop. Join our collaborative, supportive, and results-driven team in a role that provides the opportunity to bring your whole self to work. Engage, lead, and drive your own learning and growth within the organization. La Crosse County leaders are committed to provide a supportive and inclusive work environment and are dedicated to your learning and development to grow in an organization that is deep in talent.

The Justice Support Services Social Worker provides case management to justice-involved clients who have been ordered by the court to be monitored as a condition of their bond during pretrial or once they have been sentenced. The social worker is responsible to assist clients in meeting conditions of bond/sentence and client’s personal goals such as securing employment, legal, medical, mental health, substance use disorder treatment, or other social services. They interview justice-involved clients to assess their risk and needs, monitor compliance with court orders, communicate with internal and external stakeholders including attorneys, court personnel, and other agencies to gather information about cases. They review court records, including police reports, witness statements, and other documents. They prepare reports to the courts on client progress, case files for court hearings such as arraignments, and bond hearings and coordinates/collaborates with other agencies to ensure clients receive appropriate services in order to successfully meet pretrial outcomes or sentence requirements. This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.

Salary Range: $57,283 – $73,652

Associate Experience – What’s In It For You?
Supportive, collaborative, inclusive, and diverse workforce.
Career learning, development, and growth opportunities.
Culture of respect and dignity, teamwork, honesty, and integrity.
Serving your community in a purposeful and meaningful way.
Flexibility with generous paid time-off benefits.
Excellent benefits:
••Wisconsin Retirement System – Very stable and strong
••Health Insurance with options for free care
••Dental Insurance
••Life Insurance with short and long-term disability

We will be accepting applications until the right person is hired.
La Crosse County Respects Diversity

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