Kitsap County Juvenile Court Services Supervisor - Family Court Unit in East Port Orchard, Washington
Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking committed individuals who have a passion for working with youth and their families. If you value diversity, desire to foster motivation, have a desire to work in a therapeutic environment, and believe that every individual has the ability to succeed, then this may be the career opportunity for you!We are committed to providing innovative, comprehensive and effective services to youth, families, schools and the community. We seek team members with a professional and caring demeanor who share our vision.Juvenile and Family Court Services is seeking a Court Services Supervisor to join our team. This position will supervise in the family court unit and is responsible to supervise a team of professionals who perform court services work for the Juvenile Department and Superior Court. Our team member must have knowledge of the operation of the criminal justice and juvenile justice systems and the techniques and methods of client evaluation. The successful applicant must have experience with interviewing, diagnosis, counseling, and casework regulations, codes and ordinances as well as supervisory and program development experience. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of systems and resources in the community relative to children and families; cultural diversity issues; and family dynamics applicable to the juvenile justice system and field of court services work.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: *Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, social or behavioral sciences, or closely related field AND *Four years of progressively responsible work experience in social work, court services, detention, probation, or counseling; AND *Two years of lead or supervisory responsibilities *Any equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills and ability required to perform the work.