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The Gary E. Miller Canadian County Children's Justice Center is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Title of position: Therapist

Description of duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provides clinical services that include screening, assessment, intake, treatment plan development and psychotherapy for mental health and/or substance use disorders.
  2. Provides mental health and/or substance use individual, family and group counseling services as assigned by supervisor.
  3. Maintains clinical records in accordance with all agency policies and procedures.
  4. Maintains knowledge of all current policies and procedures of the agency.
  5. Participates in case staffing with specified treatment teams.
  6. Completes and submits all required case documentation within the specified timeframe as per agency policy.
  7. Is responsible for providing coverage of the program’s 24-hour on-call crisis intervention services on a rotating schedule with other staff therapists.
  8. Maintains a caseload as assigned by supervisor.
  9. Participates in quarterly quality case reviews of client files.
  10. Participates in monthly clinical supervision with the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health and/or designee.
  11. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications for position:

  1. Individual must have a master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or a related field
  2. Individual must be licensed or be qualified to be under supervision for licensure in the state of Oklahoma as a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor/Mental Health (LADC/MH) or a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Behavioral Practitioner (LBP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with at least 10 hours of documented training in the area of addiction and its treatment.
  3. Must pass a background check

Supervisory relationship:

Reports directly to Assistant Director of Behavioral Health.

Skills and knowledge required:

Should be familiar with the principles of mental health and substance use screenings and assessments as well as basic treatment modalities with individuals, families and groups; should be familiar with the admission, treatment and discharge planning processes as well as how to complete related documentation. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required as well as basic computer skills.

Prior experience preferred:

One year of prior work experience is preferred; work may be salaried or volunteer experience

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with professional peers and clients and the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:
  • Travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

Hours per day or week:

Forty hours weekly; position requires some evening hours and/or weekends

Youth Guidance Specialist

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:
• Supervises residents at all times, by keeping them in close proximity and in visual and auditory distance at all times.
• Supervise the chores of teach resident and ensures that the group home is properly maintained.
• Informs shift supervisor of any pertinent information of daily activates, health and well-being of each residents.
• Ensures that resident practice proper personal hygiene daily.
• Ensures that residents maintain their schedule.
• Develops a thorough understanding of all security and emergency procedures.
• Participates in shift change and ensures that all pertinent information is documented and reported.
• Follows all group home policies and procedures.
• Performs housekeeping duties in defined areas and ensures that the facility is clean at all times.
• Informs shift supervisor of any safety, security issues, and all maintenance problems.
• Completes incidents reports, medication logs, daily logs, resident shift notations, and all program documentation that is applicable.
• Uses acquired knowledge to supervise and facilitation of recreation activities to achieve a desired outcome. Will become knowledgeable about recreation activities and how recreational activities are properly performed.
• Dresses appropriately for the position.
• Supports and promotes an environment for residents in need for substance abuse and co-occurring services that is recovery focused, welcoming, and attentive to the needs of consumers who may have experienced trauma in their lives.
• Attends scheduled staff meetings and training on regular basis.
• Assist with weekly audit of resident chart.
• Ensure all visitors coming into the facility are approved to visit or transport a resident.
• Responsible for maintain strictest confidentiality guidelines for interactions regarding resident information.
• Performs other duties as directed
• Establish and maintains professional working relationships with supervisor and peers; while effectively working within a team setting cohesively.

Supervisory relationships: is under the direct supervision of assistant shift supervisor and shift supervisor.
Qualification for position: Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of experiences working in a residential setting or a Bachelor’s Degree. Must pass all background checks.
Skills and knowledge required: The individual must have adequate visual and auditory skills to supervise residents, possess well-developed oral and written skills. Must be able to work in a crisis situation, remain calm, and be able to defuse the situation if situation arises.
Personal qualities: Individuals should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with both peers and residents.
Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements: Travel may be required in order to obtain job-relevant training.
Hours per week: Flexible 40-hours per week, must be willing to work all shifts and on short notice.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title of position: Detention / Sanctions Officer
Description of duties and responsibilities:
• Supervises residents, keeping them in close proximity and in visual and auditory contact at all times.
• Supervises the chores of each resident and ensures that the detention facility is properly maintained.
• Provides input to shift supervisor regarding daily activities and incidents related to residents.
• Assures that residents practice proper personal hygiene.
• Assures that residents maintain their schedule.
• Develops a thorough understanding of all security and emergency procedures.
• Participates in shift change and ensures that all pertinent information is passed on.
• Follows all detention / sanction policies and procedures.
• Performs housekeeping duties in defined areas and ensures that the facility is clean.
• Ensures that the shift supervisor is aware of all pertinent information that affects the health and well-being of residents and the safety and security of the facility.
• Reports any maintenance problems to the shift supervisor.
• Is responsible for ensuring that the physical and emotional needs of the residents are met on their shift, within the defined parameters of the detention center.
• Performs other duties as directed by the shift supervisor or program coordinator.
• Must wear a county-issued shirt.
• Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
• Attends scheduled staff meetings and trainings.

Qualifications for the position: Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Must pass a background check.

Supervisory relationships: Is under the direct supervision of the shift supervisor or the program coordinator.

Skills and knowledge required: The individual must be physically able to restrain a juvenile should it become necessary, have adequate visual and auditory skills to supervise residents, be physically able to stand on his/her feet for an entire eight hour shift and have skills necessary to operate the security devices in a safe and competent manner.

Prior experience required: None

Personal qualities: Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with peers and residents.

Amount of travel and special conditions or requirements:
Some travel may be required in carrying out duties and training

Hours per week: Must be able to work a variable and flexible schedule, must be able to come in on short notice if necessary, and must be able to work hours other than a regular schedule shift.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Title of position:   Case Manager

 

Description of duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide intensive home and community based services to families participating in CHBS (Comprehensive Home-Based Services); coordinate and strength-based, family-focused, child-centered process of service delivery.
  • Maintains an open, service-focused collaborative relationship with staff of the local child welfare division of the Department of Human Services (DHS)
  • Conducts intake with family along with assigned DHS worker.
  • Assesses the family’s needs using multi-level assessment.
  • Has face-to face contact with family as specified by CHBS program requirements.
  • Provides structured intervention services including but not limited to the following: crisis intervention, supportive counseling, parenting education, family strengthening and problem-solving.
  • Serves as an advocate for the family to support the case goals; attends court hearings, provide documentation regarding progress and activities of family as requested by DHS or the court.
  • Assists family in accessing services from local and state agencies such as TANF, housing assistance, food stamps, medical coverage and services, educational and vocational services, mental health services, parenting skills training, substance abuse related services and domestic violence services.
  • Keep CHBS client database up to date.
  • Completes all relevant paperwork in a timely manner including, but not limited to, progress notes and reports. (All time requirements are determined by the OCS/CHBS contract.)
  • Adheres to Center policy for courtroom conduct and dress code.
  • Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.

 

Qualifications for the position: Minimum educational requirement is a bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field. Must possess a valid driver’s licenses and provide driving record.  Must pass background clearance through the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI).

Supervisory relationships:  The case manager is under the direct supervisor of the CHBS case manager supervisor.

Skills and knowledge required:  The Case manager has excellent client engagement and intervention skills; experience with working with families; time management skills; diligent in documentation / recording; and knowledge of community resources.

Prior experience required: Minimum of one year of experience in social work or related field.

Personal qualities: Willing to work a flexible schedule as necessary; sensitive competent and committed to working and diverse clients, committed to professional development and application of newly acquired relevant knowledge to working with clients; ability to work collaboratively with DHS; ability wot work within the framework of a strengths-based family focused, child-centered process of service delivery.

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:  The case manager provides services in a variety of settings in the county including clients’ homes, at the Center and within the community as needed.  Position requires some travel to attend required trainings.

 

Hours per day or week: Works a flexible 40-hour week; evenings and weekends hours may be necessary.

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Comes to work on a regular full-time basis
  • Carries out daily inspection of facility to ensure it is maintained to the required standards
  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by collecting and tasking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and window surfaces
  • Cleans building exterior and windows
  • Operates buffer, wax stripper, floor scrubber, mop, broom, shampooer and vacuum cleaner
  • Reports any needed repairs to maintenance supervisor
  • Distributes and stores supplies in work area
  • Maintain outer premises by watering plants, mowing lawn, weed eating, edging and cleaning surfaces.
  • Report major damages to Maintenance department
  • Operates central receiving
  • Performs other duties as needed

Qualifications for job:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness

 

Supervisory relationship:

  • Directly supervised by Operations Manager or designated assignee

 

Skills required:

  • Must be able to stand on his/her feet for an entire eight-hour shift

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:

  • Some travel may be required in order to obtain job-related training

Hours per day or week: 

  • Flexible 19-hour work week

 

 

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepares menus on a monthly basis that meet the nationally recommended food allowances and Nutritional School Lunch Program requirements. Completes daily menu production records and maintains an ongoing file of nutritional labels for review by state and federal agencies.  Ensures that the minimum daily food requirements are being met for each meal.
  • Maintains records of all commodity products. Meets annually with commodity representative to ensure the proper use and storage of commodity items.  Establish measures t forecast annual utilization for commodity item.
  • Must maintain perpetual inventory on all United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) commodities.
  • Meets semi-annually with dietician for review and approval of daily menus.
  • Orders, inventories, monitors and records all food, supply and equipment purchases. Collects and accounts for all invoices and receipts for disposition to office manager at end of month.  Orders, purchases and stocks all food meeting the daily menu requirement.
  • Collects all invoices and receipts and turns them in at the end of each month.
  • Adheres to kitchen budgetary guidelines and provisions as established by Assistant Director.
  • Prepares, develops and monitors the utilization of standardize recipes by kitchen personnel for servicing and preparation of meals to residents and staff. Monitors and documents preparation of special diets and meals for residents with medical or religious dietary restrictions.
  • Completes and conducts daily health, food, sanitary and safety inspections. Maintains daily logs of temperature for all freezers/refrigerators and physical plant.
  • Prepares all meals and snacks for staff and residents of detention, sanctions, group home and alternative school.
  • Prepares food for special events in the facility.
  • Maintains and monitors kitchen sanitation and ensures that food service meets all health standards.
  • Supervises all kitchen personnel including completing performance evaluations, scheduling, training and making recommendations for disciplinary actions, hiring and terminations.
  • Incorporates facility security procedures into the kitchen program.
  • Counts and logs all utensils at least twice for every meal served to detention residents.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned and or directed by Assistant Director and or designee. Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.
  • Comes to work on a regular full-time basis

 

 

 

Qualifications for position:

  • Must have at least four years of experience in food services with at least one year of experience as a supervisor
  • Must have food handler’s licenses or be able to obtain food handler’s licenses within 90 days of accepting food service supervisor position.
  • Must be able to fulfill state requirements for auxiliary staff.
  • Must pass background clearance and drug screen.

Supervisory relationships:

  • Food service supervisor is directly responsible to the Assistant Director. Food service supervisor supervises all kitchen personnel.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Must have working knowledge of the National School Lunch Program and the Child Nutrition Program and be able to administer it.
  • Must be able to stand on his/her feet for an entire eight-hour shift.

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with kitchen staff, detention/sanctions, group home and alternative school personnel, outside agencies and residents/detainees.

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:

  • Some local travel to purchase kitchen/food items.

Hours per day or week:  Flexible 40-hour work week

Description of essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Inspects the detention facility daily to ensure that standards of cleanliness, fire health, safety and security are met and reports any problems to the director on duty or call.
  • Checks the facility, appliances and equipment to ensure that everything is in good repair and reports any problems to the director on duty or on call.
  • Conducts a resident count at both the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Assumes responsibility for the keys of the facility. Ensures that all keys are accurately counted and present in the facility, twice on every shift.
  • Supervises and evaluates detention/sanction officers on their shift, reporting any problems to the director on duty or on call.
  • Responsible for dispensing medication to residents as directed by the medical authority.
  • Coordinates with teachers and the program coordinators on schedules and resident information.
  • Ensures that the shift supervisor is aware of all pertinent information that affects the health and well-being of residents and the safety and security of the facility.
  • Assumes responsibility for the residents’ property and clothing.
  • Communicates all pertinent information to the incoming shift.
  • Submits a supply list when items are getting low.
  • Handles problems with residents when they occur.
  • Trains new detention/sanction officers.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that the physical and emotional needs of the residents are met, within the defined parameters of the detention center.
  • Provides direct supervision of the residents, keeping them in close proximity and in visual and auditory contact during programs times.
  • Prepares all necessary paperwork including intake and release forms, daily logs, incident reports, medical reports, etc…
  • Performs housekeeping duties in defined areas and ensures the detention center is clean.
  • Develops a thorough understanding of all security and emergency procedures.
  • Performs other job duties as directed by the program coordinator or the detention director.
  • Must wear a county-issued shirt
  • Comes to work on a regular full-time basis.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications for position:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a bachelor’s degree; or with some college and six months experience with juvenile or adult corrections, or social services; or with a high school diploma or its equivalent and two years of work-related experience, one of which should be in a detention or resident setting.
  • Must pass background clearance and drug screening process.

Supervisory relationships:

  • Is under the direct supervision of the program coordinator and or the director(s).

Skills and knowledge required:

  • The individual must be physically able to restrain a juvenile should it become necessary
  • have adequate visual and auditory skills to supervise resident/detainees
  • Be physically able to stand on his or her feet for an entire eight-hour shift
  • Have skills necessary to operate the security devices in a safe and competent manner

Personal qualities:

  • Individual should have sufficient interpersonal skills to work closely with peers and residents/detainees.

Amount of travel and other special conditions or requirements:

  • Some local travel maybe required in carrying out duties and training

Hours per day or week: 

  • Must be able to work a variable and flexible schedule
  • Must be able to come in on short notice if necessary
  • Must be able to work hours other than a regular scheduled shift.

All job candidates must pass an OSBI background check and a drug screening. A good driving record is required for many positions. Most jobs also require that the employee be at least 21 years old. We offer an excellent benefit package and a competitive pay structure. Full-time employees receive county-paid insurance and participate in the state employees retirement plan. All interested applicants can utilize the application form link herein (directly below in yellow). For consideration, please submit your resume and/or application via email to HR@canadiancounty.org.

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CCCJC is an equal opportunity employer and a tobacco-free facility.

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