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SARC Coordinator Penrith £11.09

SARC Coordinator

Location: Penrith |
Salary: £11.09 |
Posted: 8 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 5 Nov 2021 |
Job Type: Fixed & Part-time |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10660

Role Responsibility:

SARC Coordinator 

Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8JA

16 hours per week 08:30 - 17:00 (12 Month Fix term Maternity cover)

£11.09 per hour


Exciting opportunity to be part of the The Bridgeway SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) Service, as commissioned by Cumbria Police. The SARC Coordinator
is responsible for the day to day administrative duties required in a SARC.


Job Outline: The SARC Coordinator will assist with assist with the administration and management process of clients (women, men and children) and their families accessing the SARC service, in line with National guidelines on SARC Best Practice and contractual obligations.


Whats Involved

  • To coordinate the administration of clients and their family accessing the SARC service.
  • To Ensure onward referrals are made with the clients consent and following agreed pathways.
  • Liaising with Partner agencies to ensure Clients receive appropriate on-going support.
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times, adhering to data protection and maintaining Caldicott Guidelines at all times.
  • To maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner and meets audit requirements.
  • Providing advocacy support and telephone support to callers in the context of a sensitive and non-judgmental service,using effective communication skills.
  • Informing individuals (service users, family, and professionals) about the self referral service and the choices available - whilst being aware of forensic windows and services available.
  • Offering a welcoming environment to the service users and all agencies upon their arrival at the SARC.
  • General administrative support; maintaining files and other data recording systems, producing monthly reports and SARCIPs, coordinating rota's, general administrative support, including filing, minute taking and typing correspondence.
  • Ordering stationery, stock and equipment and monitoring orders and stock levels.
  • Participate in multi agency partnership working.
  • Produce and deliver presentations about the SARC service to partner agencies (eg. Police)
  • Assist the SARC Manager with the interview, training and induction of new Crisis Workers.
  • Participate in developing, monitoring and evaluating the service provision of the SARC
  • To work as a  Crisis Worker when required to support the service.
  • To maintain their SARC Training Matrix by attending peer supervision, appraisals, undertaking reflective practice and completing mandatory training, and be prepared to undertake training and development appropriate to role.
  • Participate in bi annual Employee Development Review (EDR).
  • Carry out any reasonable request from your Line Manager.
  • Attend meetings on behalf of the SARC Manager and maintain the service in their absence.


The Ideal Candidate:


  • Previous experience of working with vulnerable people
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral.
  • Safeguarding skills and knowledge.
  • Good understanding of Confidentiality and Information Governance.
  • Multi Agency Working.
  • Able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Good time management.
  • Computer Skills.
  • Driving license and access to own vehicle.
  • Enhanced DBS and Police Vetting.



  • Experience of working with victims of sexual assault.
  • Experience of working within a Healthcare environment
  • Forensic Awareness.





  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users.
  • 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.    


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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