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(1239) Court-Based Care Coordinator

Under the direction of BTCS Director of Care Coordination, this position will maintain a thorough understanding of local resources and protocols and strategies to expedite care. Under the daily, site-based supervision of the Williamson County Director for District Court Administration, this position will determine best approach and coordinate care of individuals ordered to, or recommended for, community-based services or ongoing treatment; coordinate plans with judges, attorneys, the BTCS Jail-Based Care Coordinator and Jail Diversion Specialist; and inform the court of the status of an individual court-ordered into treatment.

The Court-Based Care Coordinator provides culturally responsive, trauma-informed, and person-centered services. This position works within and promotes an integrated holistic model for healthcare at Bluebonnet Trails Community Services (BTCS), which is a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic.  The successful candidate possesses a passion and aptitude for working with individuals with chronic and severe mental illness, intellectual, developmental and/or substance use needs involved in the criminal justice system. Knowledge of the court processes, case management functions, substance use treatment, crisis services, community resources, and evidence-based practices in the mental health and criminal justice systems is required. This position necessitates innovative thinking, patience, resiliency, skills in advocacy, service coordination, mental health assessment and evaluation, collaborative person-centered recovery planning and dual-diagnosis treatment. The Court-Based Care Coordinator effectively works independently and on a team; prioritizes needs under the direction of the Williamson County Director for District Court Administration; and is able to balance self-care while performing duties as assigned with a positive attitude.

The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. At times this position may require evening hours so a flexible schedule is necessary.

Location: Williamson County Justice Center

Salary: $20.95 - $28.70/hr

Applicable Differentials: 



Up to $2.00/hour previous experience at a community center

Up to $4.00/hour BTCS Tenure

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child's birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member's serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
- Employee Referral Awards
- Licensure Supervision
- Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
- Educational Leave
- Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions


Minimum Qualifications: 
• Bachelor’s degree in a human services field
• Comprehensive knowledge of mental health diagnoses
• At least 1 year of experience in the field of community health care 
• Ability to work as a member of a team as well as working independently
• Must demonstrate strong communication and documentation skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to produce documents in Word and Excel
• Ability to lead and facilitate group processes
• Ability to analyze and interpret data 
• Ability to handle multiple projects and work cooperatively with multiple teams and individuals to develop work plans and timed outcomes
• Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and maintain approved driver’s status

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Master’s Degree in Human Services field
• Licensed as an LCSW, LPC, or LMFT or pursuing advanced licensure
• At least 3 years of experience with justice-involved populations
• Bilingual