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Many thanks for your patience, I am pleased to be able to continue assisting with your query now. First of all, I am sorry to hear about the issues you have experienced in your situation.
As far as criminal charges are concerned, I have also consulted a criminal lawyer to be sure, but we are both of the opinion tat this will not be the case here. As long as the inmate had capacity to consent to what happened, this is not a criminal issue, although it can affect your employment. Only if the inmate had mental health issues, which made him lack capacity and you took advantage of that, will there be a potential criminal concern.
As far as the reference goes, I am afraid it is unlikely they will agree to issue one, or if they do, they will likely mention what happened. You have to remember that employers have no legal duty to provide a reference so they can simply decide they will not be giving you one. If they did issue one, they have every right to mention what happened as it is the truth and provides an accurate representation of what happened in your employment.
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