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Reno County Intake and Assessment Officer-Standby in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12196130

Job Objectives:

Provide Intake and Assessment services which would allow law enforcement to return to street patrol or other duties.

Essential Job Functions:

Advise law enforcement of placement options and risk to youth, family and/or community. Report suspected child abuse. Interview children, youth and families who are referred to the program by law enforcement. Refer children, youth and families to community services (i.e., drug and alcohol, mental health, financial assistance, etc.). Advise families on juvenile court process. Resolve family disputes through mediation and/or behavior contracts. Provide follow-up services to families. Arrange for emergency placement, care for children until placement occurs and transport children to placement if necessary. Prepare and submit intake forms. Disperse information gathered to the appropriate agencies. Assist in maintaining facility cleanliness. Set role model for appropriate behaviors.


Operate all job-related machinery, equipment, tools and other aids as required, necessary or needed in the performance of these job duties.

Work Environment:

99% indoors and 1% outdoors. Duties are performed in a climate-controlled environment.

This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.

Reno County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reno County is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. Reno County provides Family Medical Leave (FMLA) benefits to eligible, covered employees. Reno County considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age (40+), disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law. Reno County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Reno County Human Resources by phone at 620-694-2982 or by email at personnel@renogov.org. Applications must be submitted on www.renogov.org. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Reno County prohibits employment of family members when such employment will create a situation where one person is in the direct chain of command and supervises, manages, or will be supervised or managed by another family member. Family members are defined as spouses, biological parents, children and siblings, in-laws, grandparent, grandchildren, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, adoptive parents, children and siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, step-parents, step-children, and step-siblings who share (or have shared) the same household, or individuals with whom an employee has a close personal relationship such as domestic partners, cohabitants, and significant others. Employees are expected to disclose relationships covered by this policy whenever they come into existence.