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Job opening: Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (VICT ADV) (SAR WF) (Title 5) (Permanent)

Salary: $73 572 - 95 641 per year
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (VICT ADV) (SAR WF) (Title 5) (Permanent), Position Description Number T5667000and is part of the VA 192 FTR WG, National Guard.

Duties

As a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (VICT ADV) (SAR WF) (Title 5), GS-0101-11, you will perform the below duties: 1. Assists victims of sexual assault and domestic violence towards the process of recovery, through advocacy and resource information. For SAPR sexual cases, the victim advocate will operate under the supervision of the State SAPR performing duties which include, but are not limited to, crisis intervention, safety planning, referral, ongoing non-clinical support, and serves as a resource on available options to assist victims in making informed decisions regarding reporting options and care. For Domestic Violence cases, the Victim Advocate will operate under the guidance and direction of the Director of Psychological Health (DPH)/Behavioral Health Officer (BHO) developing an appropriate plan of assistance and intervention which provides for the safety of the victim and their family members. Cases are assigned from a variety of sources to include self-sought services and referrals from SAPR hotlines, local domestic violence agencies, training classes, Wing/BDE State identification, investigator identification, and medical or mental health provider identification. Provides continuity of care and ensures coordination with all applicable National Guard functions, State SAPR and DPH. During medical and investigation procedures court/administrative proceedings, and related processes. Conducts risk assessments of individuals to determine immediate needs and evaluates safety and levels of risks; provides emotional support and guidance to victims in crisis while addressing the individual's needs and desires. Provides crisis intervention in the immediate aftermath of sexual assault or domestic violence/abuse and develops safety plans based on initial and ongoing risk assessments. 2. Under guidance and direction of DPH/Behavioral Health Officer the incumbent provides direct services to identified families experiencing domestic abuse utilizing an early intervention model designed to stop the abuse, promote healthy family interactions, and reduce incidences of initial and recurrent family maltreatment among military families of more complex cases. Conducts assessments, to identify risk factors and assist clients to formulate safety plans; and designs and implements goals and objectives for service plans. Analyzes and evaluates assessment data gathered to provide initial planning and provide follow-up interventions with clients regarding identified risk factors. 3. Serves on the Wing/BDE State sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) Case Management team and ensures State SAPR is kept abreast of victim's status/case. For SAPR cases, consults regularly with the State SAPR on ongoing cases. For domestic abuse cases, consults regularly with the DPH on ongoing cases. The victim advocate ensures the DPH is aware of victim's situation and makes written entries in the victim's Family Advocacy Program (FAP) client case record. The documentation will be labeled and identified as a "Victim Advocate Note," the content of which will be non-clinical in nature. Provides input to State SAPR in the establishment and implementation of local policies and directives pertaining to the SAPR Program. Provides input to DPH in the establishment and implementation of local policies and directives pertaining to the Family Advocacy Victim Advocate Program. 4. Facilitates or assists in the planning, scheduling, and delivery of sexual assault prevention and response and interpersonal violence prevention training for all Wing/BDE State personnel, leadership, deploying personnel, volunteer or collateral duty Victim Advocates, and other key functional stakeholders to include annual refresher SAPR training. Coordinates guest speakers, arranges announcements and marketing, and coordinates logistics for the various training activities. Promotes awareness of sexual assault and interpersonal violence prevention in the community by performing outreach activities in the preparation for and implementation of the Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaigns. Plans and coordinates prevention and awareness for other programs. Assists in the coordination and planning for initial and periodic refresher training of volunteer or collateral duty Victim Advocates. 5. Serves as liaison with community agencies and resource providers to implement programs and services regarding advocacy for victims, child behavior management/developmental strategies, communication and family cohesiveness and sexual assault. Maintains a program data referral collection log reflecting program transactions and activity for the FAP. Utilizes an office automation system that uses a word processing software package to develop, edit, and update program service files. 6. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • This position is not located at a bargaining unit.
  • Applicant must be D-SAACP Certified

Qualifications

NOTE:Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A current Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate certification program preferred. Must be D-SAACP Certified. This position requires an approved secret clearance within one year of employment. This position must pass a Position Significant of Trust background certification within six months of employment. WHO CAN APPLY: GROUP A - All On Board Federal National Guard Employees within Virginia National Guard. GROUP B - All current Federal Employees (from any agency), all federal re-employable eligible, and/or current Army M-Day and Air DSG within VANG. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have experience serving as a Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) providing assistance and advocacy for victims of spousal/intimate partner abuse, non-offensive parents/caregivers and victims of child abuse. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicant must have at least 18 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as: Experience assisting victims of sexual assault and domestic violence towards the process of recovery, through advocacy and resource information. Experience providing direct services to identified families experiencing domestic abuse utilizing an early intervention model designed to stop the abuse, promote healthy family interactions, and reduce incidences of initial and recurrent family maltreatment among military families of more complex cases. Experience facilitating or assisting in the planning, scheduling, and delivery of sexual assault prevention and response and interpersonal violence prevention training for all Wing/BDE State personnel, leadership, deploying personnel, volunteer or collateral duty Victim Advocates, and other key functional stakeholders to include annual refresher SAPR training. Experience serving as liaison with community agencies and resource providers to implement programs and services regarding advocacy for victims, child behavior management/developmental strategies, communication and family cohesiveness and sexual assault.

Education



Contacts

  • Address VA 192 FTR WG Joint Base Langley-Eustis Hampton, VA 23663 US
  • Name: VaARNG Tech Jobs HRO
  • Phone: 000000000
  • Email: [email protected]

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