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Crisis Care Advocate - After Hours GV Centre Against Sexual Assault - Shepparton

Goulburn Valley Health

About GV Health

At GV Health we are so much more than a regional health service. As the largest employers in the region, we work with purpose and pride and are committed to respecting and embracing diversity, inclusion and accessibility for our people and community.

It is an exciting time to join our GV Health team! We are currently in the midst of an exciting $229 million transformation of our Graham Street site, which comprises of a five-storey Inpatient Unit building, expansion of our current theatre capacity, new Critical Care Unit, a state of-the-art Dialysis Unit and an extension of the current Emergency Department.

To find our more information about GV Health please visit http://www.gvhealth.org.au/.

About the team

Goulburn Valley Centre Against Sexual Assault (GVCASA) is a program of GV Health and is one of 15 Centres Against Sexual Assault that operate throughout Victoria providing a range of services for those impacted by sexual assault.

About the role

The Crisis Care Advocate (after-hours) is responsible for the provision of on-call crisis care, which operates from 5pm-9am weekdays and 24/7 on public holidays and weekends. The Crisis Care Advocate provides face to face support to the client at the Crisis Care Unit located at Goulburn Valley Health, or the Shepparton Police Station. The aim of the role is to lessen the impact of the trauma of the sexual assault by empowering the victim/survivor through the provision of information and facilitation of choice and control over decisions and outcomes.

We are looking for

  • A tertiary qualification in Social Work, Psychology, Registered Nurse, Counselling or other relevant profession, or demonstrated equivalent experience working within a trauma related or sexual assault industry for more than 2 years
  • Demonstrated advocacy skills
  • The ability to work autonomously in challenging situations
  • Understanding of the impact of sexual assault on victims/survivors

Our offer to you:

  • Generous salary packaging, subsidised staff parking and discounted leisure memberships
  • Flexible work practices and options to purchase additional leave
  • Professional development and study leave to help reach your learning and career goals
  • Social club membership offering a range of events, functions and community discounts
  • Our CREATE Outstanding reward and recognition program
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