Deputy Juvenile Officer I-Informal Treat...
St. Louis County, MO - St. Louis, MO

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Family Court of St. Louis County is hiring for a Full-Time Deputy Juvenile Officer-I-Informal Treatment for its Delinquency and Clinical Department. This is a non-merit position. Recruitment for this position will be handled by the Family Court of St. Louis County and any questions concerning this posting should be directed to the Court’s Human Resources Department at the Family Court of St. Louis County at 314-615-2959.

Work involves providing short-term informal treatment services to juveniles and their families who have been referred to the Family Court for status, misdemeanor and felony offenses.

This position will be based in North County.

The entire hourly pay range for this position is $16.41/hour to $26.25/hour. Please note applicants are not hired in at the top of the pay range.

Examples of Duties:

• Provides short-term informal treatment services to juveniles and their families who have been referred to the Family Court for status, misdemeanor and felony offenses; identifies client needs in order to set treatment goals by the use of interviews, counseling sessions, and collateral contacts.
• Develops comprehensive assessments; constructs and implements treatment plans.
• Supervises the activities of clients by conferences, telephone contacts and collateral contacts to check on the progress of treatment plans.
• Submits Court summaries containing dispositional recommendations when a Court hearing has been set.
• Testifies at Court hearings regarding recommended dispositions and casework contacts.
• Refers and coordinates special treatment services for the juvenile and family by utilizing Court programs and community resources to meet identified needs for rehabilitation.
• Advises juveniles and their parents of constitutional rights prior to being questioned by the police by administering Miranda Warnings.
• Prepares written reports and records as required, according to departmental guidelines.

EQUIPMENT USED: Computer, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Email.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Sitting and standing for long periods.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related social/behavioral science is required (an MSW is preferred), plus at least one year of professional social work experience working with juveniles and families; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.