Corrections, Department ofSocial Worker - Corrections - AODA - Statewide
Job Announcement Code(s): 09-02923
Current vacancies for AODA Social Workers at Black River Falls Correctional Center in Jackson County; Oakhill Correctional Institution in Oregon, Dane County; Oshkosh Correctional Institution, Winnebago County; Racine Youthful Offender Correctional Facility in Racine County; and St. Croix Correctional Center in New Richmond, St. Croix County.
Social Workers who are certified or licensed as a Social Worker AND as a Substance Abuse Counselor by the State of Wisconsin, can make a positive difference in the lives of Wisconsin's incarcerated population. These positions assess inmate problems and capacities, formulate case plans, provide treatment counseling individually and in groups, monitor inmates progress, etc. Treatment efforts will be coordinated with other institution staff, parole agents, inmate families, and community resources.
These positions require the incumbent to possess current AODA treatment certification in the form of a Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC), Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SACIT) certification from the State of Wisconsin in addition to the Social Worker credential.
The Department of Corrections administers Wisconsinís state prisons, community correctional centers, and juvenile corrections programs. It supervises the custody and discipline of all prisoners in order to protect the public and seeks to rehabilitate offenders and reintegrate them into society.
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Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the
The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.
Certification or Licensure as a Social Worker by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) is required in order to be considered for these vacancies. An employee with a Temporary Certificate will be required to obtain Permanent Certification within 6 months of hire.
This position also requires the applicant to possess a current AODA treatment certification from the state of Wisconsin in the form of a Substance Abuse Counselor (SAC), Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) or Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SACIT) certification. Study with an emphasis in Substance Abuse is not a substitute for certification.
Apply online! Click "Log In To Apply" at the top or bottom of this announcement. You will be required to create a WISCJOBS account or open your existing account. You will then complete a 6 question credential review/exam. Be sure to "Save Answer" and upon completion, "Finalize" your exam. Once you have finalized the exam, you will receive an e-mail indicating that you have successfully completed the process. You can review and update your application and exam materials on-line at any time.
This is considered an eligibility exam and all eligible applicants will receive a passing civil service score of 70. You must be able to provide a current Wisconsin certification or licensure number and expiration date for both your Social Worker credential AND your Substance Abuse credential in order to successfully apply.
Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Katy Walters at (608) 240-5508 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the department are met. Eligible candidates will be placed on the Statewide register and will be invited to participate in interviews for future vacant positions as they occur in areas of the state where the candidate has indicated an interest on the application form
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