Crisis Worker Penrith, Cumbria £20
Crisis WorkerLocation: Penrith, Cumbria | Salary: £20 | Posted: 15 Jan 2021 | Closes: 5 Mar 2021 | Job Type: Permanent & Part-time | Business Unit: Health Services | Region / Division: UK & Ireland | Reference: 9546
Penrith Cumbria, CA11 8JA
Shifts: Flexible hours with shifts between 7:00-19:00 and 19:00-7:00
Salary: Retainer, £20 per 12 hour shift + £30 telephone case and £50 examination case
Exciting opportunity to be part of the The Bridgeway SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) Service, as commissioned by Cumbria Police. Crisis workers are often the first point of contact for a victim of our service. They are the advocate for the victim whilst they are at the SARC. A Sexual Assault Referral Centre is a dedicated centre providing a comprehensive service to men, women and children who have suffered rape or sexual assault, both for those who wish to involve the Police and those who self-refer. Utilising a multi-disciplinary team of Doctors, Nurses, Crisis Workers, ISVA’s, Police Officers and support staff the
SARC will provide crisis support, appropriate facilities and trained staff for completion of forensic medical examination, provision and advice regarding aftercare including emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, as well as facilitating counselling and ongoing support via Independent Sexual Violence Advisors and partner agencies.
Job outline: To provide advocacy support for all clients accessing the SARC service in line with National guidelines, SARC Best Practice and contractual obligations.
- Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users
- Subsidised healthcare plan
- Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
- Employee Assistance Programme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics)
- Refer A Friend Scheme
- Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers
The Ideal Candidate:
- Previous experience of working with vulnerable people.
- Full Driving Licence and Access to own vehicle.
- Strong communication skills both written and oral.
- Competent Computer Skills
- Experience of working with victims of sexual assault.
- Relevant qualification in supporting victims of sexual abuse and/or physical abuse.
- Forensic Awareness
- Multi-Agency Working
For further information please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This role requires the ability to work with vulnerable people in a caring and compassionate way. A DBS check and relevant police/ prison clearance will be required to exclude any individuals with a history of behaviour which could be considered unacceptable (by G4S or the clients). Safety is of paramount importance and the post holder must ensure that safe systems of work are followed without compromise.
Please note that this vacancy is subject to a minimum 5 year checkable employment and education history including criminal record vetting. To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the
Please Note: If you are successful at the interview you will be required to attend site within 7 working days for a vetting interview.