Part-Time ACT Program Specialized Enforcement Caseworker    

POSITION: Part-Time ACT Program Specialized Enforcement Caseworker           
SUPERVISOR: Friend of the Court        
DEPARTMENT: FOC
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt
RATE OF PAY: $25.38 
LOCATION: County Building                                                                       
DATE:    01/03/2024

At Emmet County, we are a diverse group of team members who possess a friendly disposition, attention to detail and an unwavering dedication to providing outstanding services to our constituents.  Understanding that our team members are our most valuable asset, Emmet County is committed to providing the best experience and working environment any team member can imagine.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Friend of the Court, perform case management duties in domestic relations cases referred to the Alternative Contempt Track (ACT) Program

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage a case load of 15-20
  • Act as contact person for clients on caseload
  • Complete and review Background & Eligibility Questionnaires
  • Prepare and implement Program Participation Agreement with clients
  • Prepare Recommendations and Orders for Admission to the Alternative Contempt Track Program
  • Prepare Recommendations and Orders for Court Ordered case service plans
  • Work together with appropriate case investigator to evaluate case for temporary modification of Uniform Child Support Orders for clients on caseload, and to notify both parties to the case of modification.
  • Direct clients on caseload to community services according to Court Ordered case service plan
  • Meet with clients on caseload appropriately to monitor progress toward goals of Court Ordered case service plan
  • Recommend changes to Court Ordered case service plans as appropriate
  • Provide case updates to Circuit Court Judge at monthly review hearings
  • Work together with appropriate case investigator regarding client re-entry to enforcement   
  • Other duties as assigned

DESIRED BEHAVIORAL TRAITS

Demonstrated professionalism, team oriented, adaptable, self-motivated with a strong work ethic and a desire to serve the public.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

Investigative skills, analytical skills, active listening skills, rapport building skills, problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, de-escalation skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to read a computer screen for extended periods of time, ability to read and understand court and financial documents, knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft programs, knowledge of use of general office equipment.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor of Social Work or other related human service degree highly preferred. Will consider 5-7 years of relevant family services or case management experience in lieu of degree.

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