Case Worker

Conduct an individual screening based on inmate input to determine specific areas of need to help prepare the inmate for reentry. Acts as a liaison for the inmate to coordinate internal programming and external community services available in preparation for release.

Provide individual counseling/mentoring, and crisis intervention as needed, throughout the inmates’ period of incarceration.  Provide classroom instruction in areas pertinent to the preparation of transitioning into the community, and family.  Provide classroom instruction specific to the area of functional and vocational competencies to prepare for job readiness.

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Criminology, Psychology or any other human service related field.  A minimum of (2) years of experience in a  private, public or government sector required. Prior experience in a correctional environment preferred.

Salary: $32,242 – $69,636     Grade: 18

Closing Date:  Open until filled.

To apply please access our website at www.rrjva.org.  Resumes may be included, but will not be considered in lieu of a completed Jail application.  Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  For additional questions, contact the Human Resource Office at (804) 524-6600.

Riverside Regional Jail Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer