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Crisis Worker

Job Reference: 841-19-089-FB

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Countywide Services - Sexual Assault Referral Centre
£24,214 - £30,112

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.

Crisis Worker

Band: 5

Salary: £24,214 - £30,112

Hours: 22.5 per week

Location: Hope House, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

We Care, You Matter” – providing non-judgmental, compassionate services to people of Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is an award-winning service based in Hope House, Gloucester. We support victims of sexual assault when they need us most, from helping to gather forensic evidence through to linking with sexual health, counselling, advocacy and other specialist support.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the team who is passionate about supporting people at times of great vulnerability and trauma. Our crisis workers play a key role in ensuring a high quality, client centred service is delivered with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of sexual violence and assisting the criminal justice system.

The post holder would work 18.75-22.5 hours a week (9-5pm) as well as being responsible for undertaking 6-10 out of Hours shifts including bank holidays and weekends to ensure and all individuals accessing the service receive high quality, person-centred care.

If you are passionate about providing person-centered, non-judgmental and compassionate services for people who need them most, we would love to hear from you.

This post will be subject to a satisfactory police clearance as well as an enhanced disclosure with both an Adult and Children’s barring list check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Closing date: 30th May 2019

Interview date: 4th June 2019

The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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