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Embedded Sexual Offence Examiner (Nurse) ST6 2JN £20,325.45

Embedded Sexual Offence Examiner (Nurse)

Location: ST6 2JN |
Salary: £20,325.45 |
Posted: 12 Jun 2022 |
Closes: 24 Jul 2022 |
Job Type: Part Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11921

Role Responsibility:

Embedded Sexual Offence Examiner (Nurse) 

 

Salary: £20,325.45 per annum

Working Hours: Permanent, Part Time, 21 hours per week

Various Shifts: Working days will be 8am – 8pm 2 days a week, shifts are worked across a 7 day week and are on a rolling rota.

Location: Stoke-On-Trent

 

About our Site:

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.

 

Job Spec:

To provide acute forensic examinations for victims of rape and sexual assault in accordance with G4S Health, FFLM and NMC guidelines and the NMC code conduct. To assist in the management of the SARC Service in line with national SARC Best Practice and contractual obligations.

 

What’s involved:

  • To carry out forensic examinations of victims of rape and sexual assault in accordance with G4S Health, FFLM and NMC guidelines.

  • To be available and to attend the SARC, or other venue, within an agreed timeframe when requested to by G4S Health call centre.

  • To practice as an autonomous practitioner exercising independent and objective clinical judgement within professional guidelines and code of conduct. 

  • To treat all SARC clients with courtesy, consideration, care and respect and give appropriate care and treatment in accordance with best practice. 

  • To work with and liaise with the Crisis Worker and Specially trained officer to ensure that the client feels in control and the service is tailored to their needs. 

  •  To obtain fully informed consent for all procedures from the SARC client. 

  • To take relevant forensic samples as per FFLM guidelines ensuring the chain of evidence, document injuries.

  • To complete aftercare risk assessments; pregnancy, STI’s, blood-borne virus, mental health and safeguarding. 

  • To administer any relevant medication under G4S Health PGD’s.

  • To complete all documentation as per local guidelines including a FFLM Proforma and an Aftercare Form, and store securely as per local guidelines. 

  • To complete written Police statements as soon as practically possible, when requested by G4S Health. 

  • To attend court when requested as a professional witness. 

  • To maintain their SARC Training Matrix by attending quarterly peer supervision, peer review, appraisals, undertaking quarterly reflective practice, completing mandatory training and attending relevant training, events and conferences. 

  •  To work towards acquiring the LSOM qualification or equivalent.

  • To maintain confidentiality at all times, adhering to data protection and maintaining Caldicott Guidelines at all times.

  • To support the SARC Manager with Clinical Governance (Audit, Training, Supervision, Clinical Incidents) and maintaining CQC standards.  

  • Produce and deliver presentations about the SARC service to partner agencies (eg. Police) and participate in Marketing of the SARC Service.


The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • Registered Nurse with 4 years post-reg experience.

  • Experience and confidence working as an Autonomous Practitioner.

  • Experience of Clinical Governance Processes.

  • Excellent Safeguarding knowledge and understanding.

  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.

  • Experience working with Vulnerable Groups.

  • Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

  • Venepuncture.

  • Speculum Examination Skills.

  • Driving Licence and access to own vehicle.

  • Must be able to attend the SARC within 60 minutes travel time

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Sexual Health.

  • Women’s Health.

  • Forensic Awareness.

  • Multi-Disciplinary Working.

  • Statement writing and giving evidence experience.

 

For further information please email: careersatg4s@uk.g4s.com

 

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).

  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.

  • Progression, training and development opportunities. 

 

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.    

 

Disability Confident 

 

 

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