Muckleshoot Indian Tribe

  • Wellness Court Coordinator

    Job Location US-WA-Auburn
    # of Openings
    1
    Division
    Tribal Court
    Job Status
    Salaried
    Rate
    USD $34.88/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Pay Grade
    17
  • JOB SUMMARY

    This position is primarily responsible for actively monitoring court participants outside of the wellness court setting including conducting home and job visits. All client contact is documented and visits logged to help encourage positive participant behavior. Develops effective measures for drug testing and supervision compliance reporting that provide the Wellness Court team with sufficient and timely information to implement incentives and sanction systems. Coordinates the utilization of community-based services such as health and mental health services, victims’ services, housing, entitlements, transportation, education, vocational training, job skills training and placement to provide a strong foundation for recovery. Develops post-program services, such as Mentor programs and Alumni Associations.

    MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Attends all Wellness Court hearings and Wellness Court team meetings.
    2. Provides coordinated and comprehensive supervision of Wellness Court participants.
    3. Monitor the day-to-day case management operations of Wellness Court clients, to ensure service provision is conducted in a timely and effective manner.
    4. Supervising clients on probation or parole.
    5. Maintains up-to-date record of participant’s performance and provides progress reports/recommendations to the Wellness Court team.
    6. Prepares status reports as requested for members of the Wellness Court for Tribal Court Hearings.
    7. Serve as the lead for Wellness Court client case staffing and attend regular court hearings when needed.
    8. Maintain and update Wellness Court services/referral manual.
    9. Maintain and update Wellness Court cultural support groups and activities.
    10. Advocates for prompt incentives and sanctions in response to client behavior.
    11. Coordinates continuum of care through regular contact with treatment providers.
    12. Design and implement effective drug testing protocols.
    13. Collaborate and work with Probation and law enforcement.
    14. Develops post-program services for participants who successfully complete the Wellness Court program.
    15. Because of the Tribe’s commitment to community service and the well-being of its members, each employee may be expected to perform a wide range of office and field duties from time to time. Such duties may or may not be related to their regular responsibilities.

    EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION

    Required:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a preference in the Behavioral Sciences or related field from an accredited college or university
    • Two (2) years of relevant criminal justice, social work, and/or college internship related experience.
    • Two (2) years supervising clients on probation or parole; or managing a case load in a social services environment.

    SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION

    • Communication skills: Demonstrates good verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Active listener. Speaks clearly and uses a clear tone. Written communication is clear, complete, and legible.
    • Customer Service: Models excellent customer service skills and behavior that is courteous, respectful, helpful and resourceful. Demonstrates and encourages a positive attitude and approach when dealing with clients and internal staff.
    • Conflict management: Works to resolve conflict in a courteous manner. Remains calm and professional in all interactions.
    • Dependability and reliability: Good follow through with tasks assigned. Keeps supervisor informed of progress/status of projects.
    • Cultural competency: Able to work with various ethnicities in a positive manner. Promotes an environment of honor and respect regarding cultural differences.
    • Organization: Keeps area clean, organized and free of clutter.
    • Confidentiality: Strong knowledge of code of ethics and privacy principles, understanding and application of HIPAA Laws and regulations.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Will frequently stand, walk, balance, bend, crouch, reach, twist, pull/push, and use manual dexterity. Will continuously speak, hear, and use vision. Will work indoors continuously. Will occasionally sit, lift, carry, climb, kneel, crawl, reach, and grasp. Will occasionally work with excessive noise and be exposed to weather.

    Licenses or Certifications Required

    A valid Washington State driver’s license is required at the time of appointment or at a time set by the Tribe.

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