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Sexual Offence Examiner -Nurse Thames Valley £34,160.43

Sexual Offence Examiner -Nurse

Location: Thames Valley |
Salary: £34,160.43 |
Posted: 14 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 4 Feb 2022 |
Job Type: Part Time and Fixed Term |
Business Unit: Health Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 11143

Role Responsibility:

Sexual Offence Examiner (Nurse)

Thames Valley, Slough and Bicester  (SL2 2BJ and OX26 2NT)

Shifts: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (06:00-18:00)

£34,160.43 per annum 


*12 months FTC to cover maternity leave 



Exciting opportunity to join the Thames Valley SARC Sexual Offence Examiner - Nurses covering Thames Valley SARCs (SL1 2BJ & OX26 2NT).

We are looking for Maternity leave cover to commence in March 2022, Fixed working days Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Based at the Bicester site with
the expectation to travel between sites to suit the needs of the service.


The successful applicant must be a car driver


Job Spec:

As a Sexual Offences Examiner (SOE) you will provide an essential service acting as an independent practitioner supporting the Criminal Justice System by providing forensic medical examinations of complainants of rape or sexual assault. For all examinations, the SOE must accurately document findings. If required the SOE will produce these as a written statement for the use of the courts or other agencies. Whenever called upon to do so by the Police, the SOE must attend at any Court as a professional witness for the purpose of giving objective and unbiased evidence.



What’s involved:

  • To carry out acute and historic forensic examinations of adult and child victims of rape and sexual
  • assault in accordance with G4S Health, FFLM and GMC 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 treat all SARC clients with courtesy, consideration, care and respect and give appropriate care and treatment in accordance with SARC 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 and document injuries
  • To complete aftercare risk assessments; pregnancy, STI’s, blood-borne virus, mental health and safeguarding.
  • To administer any relevant medication as per G4S Health SARC Medicine code.
  • 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 or within 10 working days, when requested by G4S Health.
  • To complete child protection reports for each paediatric case.
  • To attend court when requested to as a professional witness
  • To practice as independent medical professional exercising independent clinical judgement.
  •  To maintain their SARC Training Matrix by attending quarterly peer supervision, peer review,





The Ideal Candidate:



Essential Skills as a SOE Nurse/ Midwife: 

  • Registered Nurse or Midwife with 4 years post-reg experience
  • Experience and confidence working as an Autonomous Practitioner
  • Excellent Safeguarding knowledge and understanding
  • Venepuncture
  • Speculum Examination skills 


Desirable Skills as a SOE Nurse/ Midwife:

  • Sexual Health 
  • Women’s Health
  • Forensic Awareness
  • Statement writing and giving evidence experience 





  • 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. 


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.    





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