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Crisis Worker Thames Valley £25.00

Crisis Worker

Location: Thames Valley |
Salary: £25.00 |
Posted: 10 Aug 2021 |
Closes: 5 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Part-time |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9898

Role Responsibility:

Flexi Crisis Worker

Thames Valley, Bicester (OX26 2NT)

Shifts: A minimum of 6 shifts per month, week nights weekends & some weekday cover too.

06:00-18:00 & 18:00- 06:00


G4S Health Services has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, we provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.

A Sexual Assault Referral Centre is a dedicated centre providing a comprehensive service to men, women and children who have suffered 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, 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 third sector agencies and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors.

We are recruiting for a Flexi Crisis Worker to join our team in Thames Valley (Bicester)


Job outline: To provide the highest level of on-call advocacy support for all clients accessing the SARC service


Rates of Pay as a Flexi Crisis Worker:

  • Rates of Pay as a Flexi Crisis Worker: 
  • On-Call Rates: 06:00-18:00 - £25 Retainer and 18:00-06:00 - £25 Retainer
  • Call out - £57.50 for the first 4.6 hours inclusive and £12.50 thereafter. 
  • £12.50 per hour for training/supervision/appraisals 
  • Self referral calls (per client per shift) £30
  • Only for business mileage outside commuting to and from place of work will be paid at 25ppm



Other Benefits as a Flexi Crisis Worker:


  • 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:

Essential Skills:

  •  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


Desirable 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


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 interview you will be required to attend site within 7 working days for a vetting interview.


It is G4S’ current policy (subject to the Equality Act 2010), in the light of the specific work being undertaken, that all [employees] must be fully vaccinated or have had the relevant [“full”]Covid-19 vaccinations [(including any “waiting period”)]  by their commencement date. 


Disability Confident 

A Disability Confident application was made a couple of years ago for the whole of G4S UK and Ireland, although the submission (including case studies etc) came from ESS.  At that time Level 2 was awarded.  Submission was recently made for re accreditation - but this time for Level 3 - and attached is the certificate confirming their achievement (which was again awarded to the whole business).  



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