We are currently seeking to employ a Head for our Care for Victims of Sexual Assault services.
This vacancy is being offered on a part-time basis, at 20 hours per week, with the possibility of increasing to full-time.
- Management of a multidisciplinary team of therapists / counsellors / psychologists, crisis workers, doctors, nurses and lawyers to ensure holistic service provision to clients.
- Recruiting all members of the team.
- Coordinating supervision for therapists / counsellors / psychologists.
- Liaising with professionals in making referrals, gathering feedback.
- Overall case management of all clients accessing the service, including crisis services, counselling and psychotherapeutic services, health services, forensic services, and legal services.
- Act as a reference point for all clients accessing the service, and provide any practical support pertaining to the services which they are accessing within VSM.
- Attend legal appointments with clients.
- Organize accompaniment for clients to court (or attend in person) and provide emotional support.
- Identify and action possible funding opportunities for the service, and proposals for service development.
- Develop and manage the service budget.
- Promote service to generate more awareness.
- Keep abreast of all emerging research trends in relation to service provision for victims of sexual assault.
- Provide internal training related to the service.
- Identify CPD opportunities for the team to develop their skills in relation to the service.
- Cost, fund, budget, plan training.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have a passion for victim’s rights and be dedicated towards ensuring the best quality of service for CVSA clients.
- Have work experience and / or qualifications associated with social welfare.
- Be fluent in both Maltese and English.
- Be highly organised.
- Be able to work on own initiative.
- Work well within a team.
- Be able to work under pressure.
- Be able to work a minimum of two evenings per week.
We will consider it a benefit if you:
- Have experience of working within the criminal justice system.
- Have experience in client-based work within a psychosocial setting.
- Be in possession of a Master’s degree in a related field.
- Forming part of a very enthusiastic, motivated, dedicated, and supportive team.
- Supporting the needs of victims of sexual assault across Malta.
- Opportunity to network with national experts within the field.
- Remuneration package to be discussed at interview stage.
Applications must be received by 16th November 2020 at 12pm.
Victim Support Malta – KMP-56261