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Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults and MCA Lead

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£56,388 to £62,785 a year per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Are you interested in developing your skills, knowledge, and experience in safeguarding?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to take on a Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults and MCA Lead role in Barnet working in the Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust safeguarding team.

We are looking appoint an enthusiastic and motivated practitioner with experience of working with complex cases and who has a good understanding of the legal duties regarding Care Act, Human Rights, adults at risk, multi-agency working and making safeguarding personal.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will work in conjunction with the Associate Director of Safeguarding, the Head of Safeguarding and with the wider Safeguarding team, to deliver specialist safeguarding advice and support to CLCH staff in accordance with local and national policy, guidance, and emerging legislation.

Safeguarding is the golden thread across all health and social care services and the experience of working in a Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults and MCA Lead role in CLCH will equip you with transferrable skills and experience for future career development.

The ability to work independently is essential and frequent travel across the organisational area may be required.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T&C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults /MCA Lead (Named Professional) has a key role within Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) to ensure staff deliver safe and effective care that complies with the: Human Rights Act (1998), Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (MCA, 2005) (including Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards) and the Mental Capacity Amendment Act (2019). In addition, the post holder will align their work to the Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP) principles and Think Family guidance.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration / Current AHP with UK HCPC registration
  • Educated to master's level or relevant experience working with in community nursing or other health related professional qualifications
  • Evidence of professional development


  • A commitment to undertake further training
  • Formal education in teaching or / experience in developing and delivering training programmes Safeguarding supervisor
  • Safeguarding supervisor

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