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Forensic Interviewer

 Part-Time Position

 

 A forensic interview is a structured conversation with a child intended to elicit detailed information about a possible event(s) that the child may have experienced or witnessed. 

The purposes of a forensic interview are:

1. To obtain information from a child that may be helpful in a criminal investigation;

2. To assess the safety of the child’s living arrangements;

3. To obtain information that will either corroborate or refute allegations or suspicions of  abuse and neglect;

4. To assess the need for medical treatment and psychological care.


Duties:

Responsibilities of the Forensic Interviewer Position include but are not limited to the following:

• Coordinate interview schedules with members of the multidisciplinary team (MDT)

• Obtain information from relatives/caregivers of the child prior to the interview.

• Facilitate Multi-disciplinary Team (MDT) pre and post interview staffings and other case review meetings.

• Interview children where abuse is alleged using forensic interviewing techniques in accordance with ChildFirst® Interviewing Protocol.

• Maintain case and advocacy center statistics.

• Assist Executive Director as needed.


Qualifications:

REQUIRED: Experience working in the human services field, experience working with children/families, superior communication skills, both written and verbal, strong commitment to customer service, ability to work in a cooperative manner with diverse professional groups


DESIRED: Experience in Forensic Interviewing or experience working at a Children’s Advocacy Center. 

This position is supervised by the Executive Director


 This position is 20 hours per week between the hours of 9:00-5:00 pm Monday-Friday. 


 To apply for this position please send your cover letter and resume to employment@thefamilyresourcecenter.org 


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Counselor/Forensic Interviewer

Full - Time Position

 

General Summary of Duties: 

To provide counseling and advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault and child abuse including individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, information and referrals, and advocacy within the criminal justice system to clients in Kershaw and Lee counties.   


Qualifications: 

• Forensic interviewing skills or ability to become certified

• A master’s degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or a related field

• Two years of experience in counseling

• Experience working with child and adult victims of abuse is preferred   

• License required 


Essential responsibilities: 

• Familiarize yourself with the grant funding your position. This includes knowing the objectives, indicators, restrictions, budget, etc.

• Provide full range of therapeutic services including crisis, individual, and group counseling, as well as referrals for survivors of sexual assault/child abuse and neglect, and their family members; 

• Provide forensic assessments including forensic interviews;

• Provide case management services including maintenance of client files for assigned case load; 

• Assist clients with legal and personal advocacy; 

• Assist crisis staff in hospital accompaniment and crisis calls as needed in the office and in the after-hours on-call rotation; 

• Conduct trainings for community collaborative partners;

• Ensure quality of client services by tracking and monitoring client retention and satisfaction with  services; 

• Ensure grant objectives are met and documented; 

• Prepare monthly reports, quarterly reports, and annual progress reports for funding grant; 

• Participate in clinical team meetings and staff meetings; 

• Promote FRC victim services through participation on community based task forces and events; 

• Research and present new clinical skills and techniques to the crisis and clinical programs; and 

• Complete other duties as assigned by Executive Director or required by grantors. 


Please email resumes to The Family Resource Center Hiring Team at employment@thefamilyresourcecenter.org


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Victim Services Specialist (LGBTQIA and homeless populations)

Full - Time Position

   

General Summary of Duties:

Ensure quality victim support services are provided and maintained to individuals in unserved and underserved populations. 

Present concerns related to underserved victims during staffing, tracking, and documentation of services to primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault and child abuse. Train staff, community partners, and the public, to be able to identify, appropriately respond, and assist victims in all unserved and underserved communities. 


Qualifications: 

· Ability to pass SLED / DSS background check

· Possess a valid SC Driver’s License

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills

· Strong computer skills

· Knowledge of victim services, community resources, and social service agencies

· Knowledge of and sensitivity to sexual and physical abuse victims and their non-offending families

· Knowledge of crisis intervention principles and techniques

· Knowledge and understanding of cultural competence

· Well versed in the issues/concerns related to the LGBTQIA and homeless populations

· Ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment with law enforcement, child protection services, mental health partners, and other agencies working with the victim(s) and family members

· Willing to work flexible hours, which may include some evenings and weekends. 


  If selected for an interview, the candidate must be prepared to give a presentation on the issues/concerns related to the LGBTQIA and/or homeless populations. The presentation is to be no longer than 10 minutes.


Please email resumes to The Family Resource Center Hiring Team at employment@thefamilyresourcecenter.org.


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Administrative Assistant


Reports to: 

Executive Director


General Summary of Duties: 

Perform a wide range of administrative and office support activities in order to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization


Qualifications: 

· Conscientious and trust-worthy 

· Computer skills and knowledge of relevant software

· Knowledge of operation of standard office equipment.

· Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping


Key Competencies

1. Excellent communication skills - written and verbal

2. Planning and organizing

3. Prioritizing

4. Problem assessment and problem solving

5. Information gathering and information monitoring

6. Attention to detail and accuracy

7. Flexibility

8. Adaptability

9. Client satisfaction orientation

10. Teamwork


Essential Responsibilities: 

1. Make ED approved agency purchases

2. Collect and send mailings

3. Maintain electronic database

4. Answer, screen and transfer inbound phone calls

5. Receive and direct visitors and clients

6. General clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing

7. Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system

8. Retrieve documents from filing system 

9. Handle requests for information and data

10. Prepare written responses to routine enquiries

11. Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails

12. Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for executive director

13. Prepare agendas for meetings and prepare schedules

14. Record, compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings

15. Retrieve, open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence

16. Maintain office supply inventories

17. Coordinate maintenance of office equipment

18. Coordinate and maintain records 

19. Perform other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director


Please email resumes to The Family Resource Center Hiring Team at employment@thefamilyresourcecenter.org

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