Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.
The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.
Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: PRN SACET Victim Advocate
The Ideal PRN Sexual Assault Victim Advocates are responsible for providing crisis intervention services after-hours, weekends, and holidays. Responds with the SANE to hospitals in 9 counties over the East Tennessee region to provide accompaniment to victims during the forensic exam and to complete intake documentation for victims to receive ongoing advocacy support. Other duties may include accompaniment during law enforcement interviews; referral-related activities to link clients with needed services; providing information and problem solving to assist clients in making decisions; answers the 24/7 crisis line and provides crisis counseling. Coordinates closely with the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) department, law enforcement, hospital personnel, and other agencies. Completes all necessary documentation in accordance with funding guidelines and policy and procedures
Schedule: Shifts are available after-hours, weekends, and holidays. Typical shifts are from 5pm-8:30am all week and 8:30-5pm on the weekend or holidays. A total of 9 shifts are available per week and are split among all PRN staff. A minimum of one shift per month is required to remain active with PRN status. Shifts are divided by staff preference and schedule.
Travel: Travel is required throughout Knox and 12 surrounding counties in various community settings, hospitals, and McNabb offices. You may be asked to transport clients in your personal vehicle. An F endorsement is required for this position.
Equipment/Technology: Daily computer and phone use are essential functions for this role.
Duties: Answering crisis line and providing information and intervention over the phone. Responding to the hospital or the SAFE Center to provide accompaniment for SAFE exams. Completes documentation related to calls and client interactions. Maintains a caseload of clients to provide ongoing support, resources, and advocacy.
QUALIFICATIONS - PRN SACET Victim Advocate
Experience / Knowledge:
Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.
Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Helen Ross McNabb Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.