Job Opening: Non-Resident Counselor II/HEARTEAM Coordinator – Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center

HAYS-CALDWELL WOMEN’S CENTER

POSITION: NON-RESIDENT COUNSELOR II / HEARTEAM COORDINATOR

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Provides individual and group counseling services to assist non-resident adult victims of interpersonal violence in meeting their personal goals. Coordinate and take primary responsibility for the HEARTeam. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. DIRECT CLIENT SERVICES

A. Provide individual counseling and advocacy for non-resident adult victims of interpersonal violence.

B. Facilitate and/or coordinate group sessions for non-resident adult victims of interpersonal violence.

C. Schedule and supervise the Hospital Emergency Advocate Response Team members. Assist in identifying needs for the HEARTeam training, develop materials, and provide trainings.

D. Coordinate and/or facilitate the Hays-Caldwell Sexual Assault Response Team to provide a coordinated team response to sexual assault. Participate on the SART.

E. Provide services two nights per week.

F. Supervise volunteers and interns as assigned by team leader.

II. COMMUNITY IMPACT

A. Participate on a Town Team as assigned.

B. Participate in providing community education and training.

C. Participate on the Sexual Assault Response Team to provide a coordinated team response to sexual assault.

D. Participate on the Sexual Assault Awareness Month planning committee

III. PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES

A. Attend and participate in Counseling and Resource Team and agency staff meetings as directed by team leader and/or agency leadership.

B. Document all services provided in a timely manner using approved procedures.

C. Perform job duties in accordance with approved agency policies and procedures.

D. Ensure that all persons are treated in a manner consistent with the agency mission.

E. Provide on-call services for Center including hospital response, crisis intervention, and emergency transportation of clients as necessary to ensure 24-hour availability of quality services.

F. Work with community members and agencies to develop resources for clients.

G. Assist Volunteer Coordinator in developing and implementing training for volunteers including Advocate Training.

H. Work on coordinated agency efforts to increase the community’s understanding of interpersonal violence issues.

I. Participate in the development and implementation of coordinated strategic plans to meet the agency mission.

J. Attend trainings approved by team leader to maintain proficiency.

K. Perform other duties as assigned by team leader and/or agency leadership.

SUPERVISED BY: Counseling and Resource Program Director

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be self-motivated, self-confident, results oriented and maintain high moral and ethical standards. Must have an understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence and other related issues. Must have current counseling licensure recognized by the State of Texas (LPC, LPCI, LMSW, LCSW, LMFT).

Ability to read, write and converse in English. Ability to read, write and converse in Spanish preferred. Ability to remain calm under stress and have the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations. Ability to multi-task, respond to telephones, written correspondence, and other auditory and visual stimulation. Must be able to tolerate sitting or standing. Must be capable of using computers, telephones, cell phones, shredders, and facsimile machines. Must possess a current Texas driver’s license and have a clean driving record.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

Applicant/Incumbent: _____________________________ Date: _________________

Approved 10/1/2016

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