City of South Salt Lake
  • South Salt Lake, UT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We offer a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid holidays and 401K. Retirement is through the Utah Retirement System.


POSITION SUMMARY

The Victim Advocate works under the direction of the Victim Advocate Supervisor; provides follow-up on all violent crime cases, contacts and provides services to violent crime victims.

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ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  1. Assists victims of violent crime through the investigative and judicial process

1.1 Reviews and assesses violent crime reports as reported to the police

1.2 Contacts victims of violent crimes

1.3 Provides information to victims regarding legal process, investigation process, and resources such as shelter, treatment, education, legal assistance, and financial aid

1.4 Assists in filling out and filing protective orders

1.5 Attends hearings and other court proceedings with victim

1.6 May respond to the crime scene to provide crisis intervention and emotional support

1.7 Provides coordination between police department and prosecuting agencies for victim services, mental health professions, rape crisis centers and case follow-up

1.8 Keeps statistical records of individuals contacted and services provided

1.9 This position is required to be on call, typically one week per month

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