Jail Court Criminal Justice Liaison - HPMHC

Apply for the position, Jail Court Criminal Justice Liaison - HPMHC, with High Plains Mental Health Center today or contact Lauren Gardner for more information. Posted Nov 1, 2021.


High Plains Mental Health Center currently has a full time position opening in our Hays Main Building as the Jail Court Criminal Justice Liaison.

New employees will receive a $325 sign-on bonus following successful completion of their 90 day orientation period.

  • 8am-5pm Monday-Friday
  • No working Weekends or Holidays
  • Excellent vacation OR 24 days of vacation/year
  • +7 paid holidays
  • KPERS retirement plan & 403 B
  • Benefits including medical, vision, dental Insurance
  • HPMHC offers great team dynamics and a friendly work environment

The role of a Jail Liaison is to ease service entry and provide a single point of contact for all new and existing clients, currently incarcerated, into HPMHC services. The Jail Liaison will meet with each new and/or existing client to assess, triage, complete registration, financial enrollment and refer appropriately for services. This position will collaborate with community partners to coordinate care, monitor status, and collect data on Assisted Outpatient Treatment [AOT] participants.

  Qualifications: (1) Have at least a BA/BS degree or be equivalently qualified by work experience or a combination of work experience in the human services field and education with one year of experience substituting for one year of education; (2) possess demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or severe emotional disturbance, and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations; (3) meet the specifications outlined in the CMHC licensing standards in regard to any ongoing requirements. 

Must possess a valid Kansas driver’s license and a good driving record with no alcohol related incidents within the last five years. Must also be able to successfully pass an intensive background check. Interested applicants should send their resume, transcript, three professional references and a letter of interest to Cathy Shaffer, 208 East 7th Street, Hays, KS 67601 or via email to [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Our patients are our number one concern, and we are here to exceed their expectations by providing excellent clinical care and premier service and positive impact on their lives.If you would like to join our team, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about our openening.

High Plains Mental Health Center offers an excellent benefit package including a portfolio of health, dental and vision benefits. High Plains Mental Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

High Plains Mental Health Center is a Smoke-Free facility. This includes the use of all tobacco, vaping devices and e-cigarettes.

Job Type: Full-time 

Jail Court Criminal Justice Liaison - HPMHC
Full Time
Lauren Gardner
Nov 1, 2021
Jan 26, 2022
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