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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2022.

Bank Crisis Worker

Job Reference: 415-S22-258

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum pro rata

The post holders will provide out of hours Crisis Worker cover within Devon and Cornwall Sexual Assault Referral Centre, providing the initial support to individuals who have recently been victims of rape and sexual assault within the context of a non-judgemental and confidential service.

The post holder will provide crisis management and onward referrals for patients that attend the Centre for a forensic medical examination outside of normal office hours.

The out of hours crisis workers will work on a rota basis between the hours of 5pm and 9am Monday-Sunday with additional day time cover at the weekends 9am-5pm on Saturday and Sunday’s. Public Holidays will also be covered. You may additionally be asked to cover some annual leave for lead crisis workers.

The on-call hourly rate is £3.63 an hour and the attendance rate is £13.44 per hour.

The positions available are based at both Exeter and/or Plymouth. Please state your preference within your application.

A 5-10 minute presentation will be required on the role of the crisis worker at interview.

Closing Date: 24th May 2022

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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