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Victim Advocate - Daytona Beach

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 1, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Victim Advocate - Daytona Beach

Job No: 518370
Work Type:
Location: Volusia
Categories: RealCat
Department: 30090000 - JX-PEDIATRICS-JACKSONVILLE

Job Description


Classification Title:

Victim Advocate

Job Description:
  • Responsible for crisis intervention, risk assessment, safety planning, personal advocacy, follow-up contact and for providing appropriate community referrals for patients and/or their families. Maintains an active caseload providing interventions as needed and within the area of expertise.
  • Conducts intake for immediate appointment needs, following-up with service providers and community partners to ensure that children and families qualify and are receiving appropriate and timely services, and assisting with any accessibility problems that may arise.
  • Serves as the victim's advocate by attending criminal justice proceedings, assisting the family with victim's compensation and helping to complete victim impact statement.
  • Provides presentations/trainings for schools and community agencies about issues related to victimization/violence to students and faculty in order to assist victims of crime in self reporting and identifying crime victims for the purpose of providing referrals for needed services.
  • Attend weekly case reviews to discuss unique needs of the child, case management progress and recommendations; ensuring the seamless coordination of services and provide updates.
  • Attends staffing on behalf of child victims and serves as a liaison between the Rapid Response Team and community agency members in helping to ensure the linkage and provision of appropriate services to child victim services.
  • Maintains client and program records in accordance with applicable standards, regulations and grant requirements.


Expected Salary:

$33,800 to $41,000 annually depending on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and one year of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS, BA or Master's degree from an accredited institution in Psychology, education, Social Services, Legal Studies, Counseling, or a related field.
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in victim advocacy may be substituted for two (2) years undergraduate study.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in victim advocacy.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position. Time limited positions are based on circumstances, such as funding sources, which control the length of time for which the position is available.

Level II Background Check is Required.

To be considered you must upload your Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and 3 References.

University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville: Visit this link to watch the video.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:
Yes



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To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/518370/victim-advocate-daytona-beach

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