Sexual Offences Examiner (SOE) - Bristol

G4S Health
Bristol (City Centre)
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Responsibility:
Sexual Offences Examiner (SOE) - South West England

Available Locations: Devon & Cornwall, Avon & Somerset and Wiltshire & Gloucestershire

Salary – £200 Retainer and £150 per call out including excellent company benefits

Shifts - 2 Days, 2 Nights, 4 off

We are seeking enthusiastic doctors to provide forensic medical examinations for victims of sexual assault in the South West region.

We are flexible in our approach; therefore we have a variety of contracts available including FULL TIME, PART TIME, FIXED TERM and FLEXI.

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 examinations of complainants (both children and adults) of rape or sexual assault.

For all examinations the SOE must accurately document findings. If required the SOE will produce these as a written report 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.

Duties following full Induction training:

Management of sexual offence victims or complainants in which the SOE must be able to practice as an autonomous practitioner exercising independent and objective clinical judgement within professional guidelines and code of conduct.
Work with and liaise with the Crisis Worker and specially trained Police Officers to support the complainant.
Undertake forensic examinations of complainants of rape and sexual assault in accordance with current guidelines including: providing telephone information and support to other professionals; undertaking a forensic examination where appropriate for police and self-referrals; documentation of injuries; taking of forensic samples, providing medical care inclusive of sexual health, mental health and safeguarding.