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Engagement Officer/Crisis Support Worker Dorset £19,423.00

Engagement Officer/Crisis Support Worker

Location: Dorset |
Salary: £19,423.00 |
Posted: 9 Jun 2022 |
Closes: 7 Jul 2022 |
Job Type: Part Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11932

Role Responsibility:

Engagement Officer/Crisis Support Worker 

Salary: £19,423.00 per annum

Shifts: Part Time 33hrs per week  

Bournemouth, Dorset (BH1 1QQ)



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 promote the SARC service to public and professionals

To do targeted promotional work to increase under represented and hard to reach groups accessing the SARC service

To develop links with Key partners to promote collaborative working.

To provide advocacy support for all clients accessing the SARC service in line with National guidelines, SARC Best Practice and contractual obligations.


Whats involved:

To plan and promote the SARC service to public and professionals

To do targeted promotional work to increase under represented and hard to reach groups accessing the SARC service

To identify and attend promotional and networking events

To assist the SARC Manager to ensure that Male victims/survivors can be assured that their individual needs will be understood when accessing support from the SARC Service

Produce and deliver presentations about the SARC service to partner agencies and participate in promotion of the SARC Service

To maintain the Quality Standards for supporting Male Survivors

To produce quarterly reports on promotional activity and progress

Participate in multi agency partnership working.

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

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

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills: 

Previous Experience of working with vulnerable groups

Understanding of the gender based needs of Men and Boys

Excellent Communication Skills

Good Safeguarding Awareness and Knowledge

Driving license and access to own vehicle.

Enhanced DBS and Police Vetting

Effective Communication Skills

Advocacy Skills

Multi-disciplinary Team working



Presentation skills

 Desirable Skills: 

Previous role working with victims of sexual assault

Forensic Awareness

Multi-Agency Working

Marketing and Promotional experience



  • 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.

For further information please email:

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


Disability Confident 



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