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Crisis Worker Dorset £25

Crisis Worker

Location: Dorset |
Salary: £25 |
Posted: 18 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 1 Mar 2022 |
Job Type: Part Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11093

Role Responsibility:

Crisis Worker

Dorset SARC, BH1 1QQ

Flexible Zero Hour Contract

Shifts: 07:00 - 19:00

19:00 - 07:00 weekdays, weekends, nights

£25 retainer, £57.50 for call outs minimum 4 hrs paid, £12.50 p.h thereafter. £12.50 for training/admin

 

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

 

Exciting opportunity to join the West Midlands SARC Crisis Workers covering West Midlands SARC.

A Sexual Assault Referral Centre is a dedicated centre providing a comprehensive service to men and women 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 Sexual Health and Emergency contraception, as well as facilitating onward support and referrals to other agencies, such as Counselling, Independent Sexual Violence Advisors and Health.

Please see the attached Job Description for further details including key competencies, essential and desirable skills and knowledge. Full training will be given.

You will need to live within 60 minutes driving time of the SARC;

We are looking for Flexi staff able to give at least 4 shifts per month availability mainly weekend and night time cover with some M-F daytime to cover annual leave.

 

 

What's involved:

  • To assist with the administration and management of clients accessing the SARC service  

  •  To arrive at the SARC within 60 minutes in the event of a call-out  

  •  To offer a welcoming environment to all service users and visitors upon their arrival at the SARC  

  •  To provide advocacy service to all SARC clients    

  • Provide sensitive, non–judgmental support, enabling the service user to regain control and selfesteem.  

  •  To work within a multi-disciplinary team, liaising and providing support to each other   To offer telephone support to SARC clients   

  •  To provide information to enable clients to make informed decisions in relation to the self-referral option, medical care, forensic examination, making a police report and onward referrals.   

  •  To produce clear record keeping/documentation and ensure it’s secure storage as per SARC policy.  

  •  To operate within the equality and diversity framework ensuring all staff / patients receive equal treatment at all times  

  •   Understands all company policies and procedures, delivers contractual obligations, quality audits and compliance to areas of responsibilities 

  •  To assess, offer and gain consent from the client for any onward referrals.  

  •  To ensure a high standard of DNA decontamination between forensic cases.  

  •  To assist with the collection of forensic samples, ensuring continuity and chain of evidence are maintained.   

  • Undertake the Crisis Worker role at any location outside the SARC in order to meet service needs


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential:

  •  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:

  •  Recent NHS experience 

  •  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

Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme
  • Subsidised healthcare plan
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (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

 

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
UK.

 

Please Note:  If you are successful at interview you will be required to attend site within 7 working days for a vetting interview.

 

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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