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Male Crisis Worker/ Promotion Coordinator

Job Reference: 449-SHS207

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Sexual Health
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£21,089 - £23,761 p.a.

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

*This post is exempt from The Equality Act 2010 - this vacancy is only open to male candidates*

The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) is based in Cosham, provides care and support to victims (adults, young people and children) of rape or sexual assault, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

We have an expert team, working very closely together with Hampshire Constabulary, Sexual Offence Examiners and other statutory and voluntary sector organisations throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, and nationally.

We have an opportunity for a Male Crisis Worker/ Promotion Coordinator to join our team. This is an exciting new role commissioned to increase awareness and support for male victims of sexual assault.

The successful candidate will be a passionate individual who will work closely with the sexual health promotion team to increase awareness of services available for men at the SARC, to support male victims/ survivors of Sexual Violence in accessing the SARC. In additional to promotion work, the postholder will provide front-line crisis work support for service users. The successful candidate will need to be able to work in crisis situations in a calm and efficient manner and be flexible, resilient and confident at managing sensitive situations.

An approachable manner and experience of using initiative whilst under pressure is desirable, rather than specific experience working with survivors of abuse.

For any further information please contact Helen Williams (SARC Manager) Helen.Williams2@solent.nhs.uk or Mat Johnstone (Operational Manager) Mathew.Johnstone@solent.nhs.uk

Please note that should this post attract sufficient interest, we may choose to close at an earlier date. We strongly suggest that you apply at an early stage.If we have not contacted you within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected.Candidates selected for interview will be contacted within 2-3 weeks; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders.

 




The Rewards

Solent NHS Trust offers a competitive starting salary and access to a wide range of employee benefits:

  • 27 - 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for permanent staff)
  • Pay enhancements to reward out of hours working
  • Abilty to join the generous NHS pension scheme
  • Purchase of additional annual leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An extensive health and wellbeing service
  • Flexible working options
  • Free yoga, pilates and mindfulness classes
  • NHS discounts from leading retailers

Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion starts with our people; shapes the way we deliver our services and the way we build our teams. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to help us deliver great care to all of our communities.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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