Onslow County Partnership for Children: The mission of the Child Advocacy Center of Onslow County (CACOC) is to minimize trauma to child victims of sexual and physical abuse and their non-offending family members by providing a centralized, safe and child-friendly facility from which a multidisciplinary team (MDT) conducts investigation and intervention activities; to advocate for and support child victims and non-offending family members by representing their interests throughout the process, promoting appropriate therapies and making referrals to community resources as needed; and to enhance the quality of the legal process.

We are a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator

Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator

Posted October 31, 2017

The mission of the Child Advocacy Center of Onslow County (CACOC) is to minimize trauma to child victims of sexual and physical abuse and their non-offending family members by providing a centralized, safe and child-friendly facility from which a multidisciplinary team (MDT) conducts investigation and intervention activities; to advocate for and support child victims and non-offending family members by representing their interests throughout the process, promoting appropriate therapies and making referrals to community resources as needed; and to enhance the quality of the legal process. 

Position Summary: Under the direction of the CAC Director, the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordinator provides enhanced coordination of cases with the Child Advocacy Center Multidisciplinary Team to ensure timely resolutions, efficient communications, and information sharing. The MDT Coordinator also provides support in direct service, consultation, and case management to the CAC Director. 

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • Establishes and maintains internal and external relationships utilizing a high degree of diplomacy with ability to influence positions at all levels
  • Collaborates with all members of the Multidisciplinary (MDT) to ensure that all investigations and services are coordinated efficiently and expeditiously
  • Facilitates dialogue with MDT partners related to identification of cases in need of services and coordinates services with MDT partners establishing strong support of the CAC/MDT process while keeping families informed
  • Collaborates with the CAC Director in preparation and scheduling of MDT Case Review and Case Planning meetings, creating meeting agendas and facilitating these meetings as needed
  • Identifies training needs for MDT professionals and disseminates information to team members regarding available training opportunities
  • Maintains current knowledge of partner agency personnel assigned to the MDT investigations, including changes to partner agency assignments impacting CAC and MDT
  • Assists the CAC Director with supervision of and monitoring of forensic interviewing, advocacy, medical, mental health and case management services to families and others involved in ongoing cases
  • Participates in on-going initiatives of program and organization.  Continuously reviews systems and processes in rder to maximize the effectiveness, creativity and innovation of a collaborative approach
  • Evaluates CAC/MDT processses and work to ensure BEST PRACTICE approaches and edherence with NCA Accreditation Standards
  • Postion requires strategic planning, tracking cases, reviewing relevant statistical data to inform best practices for community outcomes and to strengthen laws to protect children
  • Coordinates and provides community outreach, education and preventative services to agencies and community members
  • Coordinates fiscal requests, transactions, work orders and IT support with oversight of CAC Director
  • Assists in overall management of the Child Advocacy Center’s programs
  • Various other duties and special projects to be assigned by CAC Director

Staff Competencies/Qualities: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, human service or related field; Master’s degree is preferred. Previous experience working in a Child Advocacy Center environment strongly favored
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional experience working with children and families who have experienced abuse and trauma, and/or general mental health practice
  • Experience in management and/or supervision
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team with a willingness to appreciate and value different points of view
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required
  • Strong interpersonal relationship and crisis management skills
  • A sound knowledge of child trauma and victimization issues
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to provide training and organize effective presentations to large groups
  • Displays leadership and professional integrity
  • Demonstrates ability to hold self and others accountable  

Interested applicants must complete an Onslow County Partnership for Children application. 

Please drop off or mail applications to 900 Dennis Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546. Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be accepted. Position will be open until filled.

Click to Download a OCPC Application PDF or Word or by requesting one at info@onslowkids.org.