Hospital Response Team Advocate (Duchesne)

Position: Hospital Response Team Advocate (Duchesne)

Full Time Equivalency: Part-time, hourly

Hours/Week: 20

Wage: $14.50/hour

Reports to: Assistant Director

 

JOB OVERVIEW

The Hospital Response Team Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and crisis intervention as part of a mobile response team. The ideal candidate has experience in human services and working with clients from various cultural and identity groups. This job requires a person who works well independently with excellent crisis management skills.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide victim advocacy to survivors of sexual violence.
  • Be mindfully present and work to understand each client’s individual needs and assist them accordingly. This includes remaining at the hospital for the duration of the Code-R and assisting with any housing and transportation issues.
  • Assist with crisis line coverage.
  • Represent the UCASA with a professional image and manner. 
  • Work with UCASA staff, volunteers, and community partners in a collaborative, respectful fashion that further strengthens the relationship UCASA has with those agencies.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and individual supervision meetings as requested.
  • Respond to work communications within 2-business days.
  • Seek out any information you may need to be effective in the advocate role and make appropriate referrals based on each client’s individual needs.
  • Type correspondence and reports; edit and update relevant spreadsheets.
  • Maintain confidential records and files.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  • A working knowledge of community resources and services available. 
  • Confidence and competency in knowledge base and people skills. 
  • Crisis response experience.
  • Must live in or near Duchesne county.

 

Conditions of Employment Offer

  • The employee must obtain a 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90-days or next available training. 
  • The employee must pass a background check.
  • Committed to the values of UCASA, including anti-oppression and anti-racism.

 

How to Apply

 

Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]


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  • Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault