Psychologist – Statewide ($10,000 Sign-On Bonus!)

US Government, Department of Juvenile Justice

THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A $10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE UP TO $5,000

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM (PSLF)
WE ARE EXPANDING OUR TEAM
AND CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS 
LICENSED ($104,477)
LICENSED ELIGIBLE  ($95,728)
POST-DOCTORAL RESIDENT ($95,728)

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference and you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of South Carolina’s youth, consider joining the dedicated people of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ).

We are recruiting Licensed and Licensed-eligible psychologists for our various regions (see map below).  interested in a career in a forensic setting that specializes in evaluations of juvenile justice-involved youth undergoing court-ordered evaluations. Our setting may be an ideal fit for new career psychologists who have completed pre- or post-doctoral training and are interested in a juvenile population or someone making a career or geographical shift to beautiful South Carolina. We are a dynamic agency with a robust psychology staff with varied backgrounds/experience who offer a high-quality work environment and commitment to best practices in our field. The position is located at the South Carolina Juvenile Justice Community Psychology division.

MISSION:
It is the mission of the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) to impact and transform young lives, strengthen families, and support safer communities through targeted prevention and rehabilitation.

JOB PURPOSE:

To complete comprehensive Psychological Evaluations for the youth involved with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. Reports should thoroughly describe the youths’ strengths and needs and be completed according to deadlines.

JOB DUTIES:

Provides psychological services (primarily evaluation and consultation) for youth involved with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. 

Provides evaluation services, including clinical interviews with youth and family members, record reviews, consultations with DJJ County Office staff, and other agencies involved with youth being evaluated. 

Administers and interprets psychological tests and measures.

Once licensed, conducts transfer/waiver/bind-over evaluations.

Participates in DJJ treatment planning and interagency staffing; consults in cases of youth with special needs (e.g., mental health or developmental issues); consults with DJJ County Office staff regarding problematic issues/cases.

Perform other related duties as assigned. 

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