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Counselor II (Community Supervision)

Company: County of York
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description Performs counseling and case management duties in support of the Juvenile Services programs. Provides intensive supervision to juveniles and their families. Evaluates client's program progress. Coordinates community service work hours and may conduct law-related education training. Evaluates referral forms, individual case circumstances and determines appropriateness for the programs or alternative placement options. Responsible for preparing and submitting a variety of reports, and for maintaining a variety of case file records.

Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in sociology, psychology or a related field with 2 to 4 years of experience in counseling or related human services work

Knowledge of the procedures and techniques used in counseling socially and emotionally maladjusted children, and some knowledge of child and adolescent behavior required.

Requires the ability to organize and implement a variety of programs for program participants.

Must exercise good judgment and resourcefulness in meeting difficult non-routine problems and situations.

Possession of a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with satisfactory driving record.

Requires acceptable criminal and child protective services background checks.

Supplemental Information Must be able to work a flexible schedule as hours may vary from week to week.

Physical Demands Must be physically able to operate a motor vehicle. Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. There is some stooping when installing electronic monitoring equipment, and during routine visits. The work is primarily sedentary in nature, but may involve walking or standing for periods of time.

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The County of York offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees to include medical and dental insurance, health savings accounts, VRS retirement, group life insurance, deferred compensation, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance program, paid holidays and paid leave.

Do you have a bachelor's degree in counseling, sociology, psychology or a related field? Yes

How many years of experience do you have in the care of adolescents? None
Less than 2 years
2 to 4 years
5 years or more

Are you able to work a flexible schedule? Yes

Do you have a valid driver's license? Yes

Were you encouraged to apply for this particular position by a current York County government employee? If so, please write their full name and the department or division they work in below. Otherwise, write N/A.

Are you a current York County government employee? (This does not include the employment with the Offices of General District Court, York-Poquoson Social Services, Colonial Behavioral Health, or York County Schools) Yes

Required Question

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