Jail Services and Competency Restoration Clinician

Jail Services and Competency Restoration Clinician

The Jail Liaison and Competency Restoration Clinician works in collaboration with the Shawnee County Department of Corrections and Valeo Behavioral Health Care to identify individuals in need of mental health services, assist in pre-release planning, and provide competency restoration services for individuals found incompetent to stand trial, in accordance with K.S.A. Chapter 22 Article 33.

  1. Master’s degree in Psychology (LMLP or LCP), Counseling (LPC or LCPC), or Social Work (LMSW or LSCSW).Current Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board license.
  2. Experience with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or chemical dependency, and experience working with individuals who are homeless.
  3. One (1) year of experience in corrections settings.
  4. Three (3) years of experience with Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) or Certified Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) preferred.
  5. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and assessment skills.
  6. Knowledge of community resources and basic computer skills.
  7. Flexibility, reliability, clinical competence, and the ability to work closely with diverse individuals and professionals.
  8. Must be 18 years or older, pass pre-employment background checks and drug screen, have a valid driver’s license, and a reliable vehicle.
  9. Ability to perform day-to-day physical requirements, including data entry, community travel, and lifting up to 25 pounds.

MH Clinician Level          $55,452 – $69,326 – $83,158     

Senior Clinician Level     $64,362 – $74,605 – $83,996

Full Time

Please submit resume or completed application to:

Human Resources

5401 SW 7th St.

Topeka, KS 66606


Apply Online

Phone: (785) 273-2252

Fax: (785) 273-7489

Email: apply@valeotopeka.org

Resumes and/or applications are accepted by mail or fax.

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