Victim Advocate Counselor

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
Alachua County (Florida)
Department: 
Community Support Services, Victims Services & Rape Crisis Center
FLSA Status: 
Full-time
Deadline: 
Friday, July 19, 2013
Description: 

This is responsible counseling work assisting rape, sexual violence/assault and crime victims for the Department of Community Support Services, Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center. An employee assigned to this classification contacts and assists victims of rape, sexual violence/assault and violent crimes through police interviews, medical examinations and criminal justice proceedings. Work is performed under the direction of a higher-level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports and observation of the results obtained. View full job description.
 

Salary Level: 
$35,878.34 - $57,405.30
Qualifications: 
Bachelors degree with major course work in counseling, social work, psychology or a related field; or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. Successful completion of criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment. Applicants within six months of meeting the minimum education/experience requirement may be considered for trainee status. Experience counseling victims of crime, counseling victims of sexual assault or sexual violence, knowledgeable about the criminal justice system and how victims are involved in the prosecutorial process, experience with public speaking desirable.
Contact or More Information: 
Please apply on-line at http://www.alachuacounty.us/employment. Please direct inquiries regarding this position to (352) 374-5219.
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