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Specialist Nurse Safeguarding Children

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the safeguarding and vulnerabilities team at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Trust as a specialist nurse for safeguarding children.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and enthusiastic RGN / registered health professional with significant experience working with safeguarding cases and can demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding our most vulnerable in society and their families.

They will be required to have an excellent working knowledge of safeguarding and associated agendas and be a supportive and empowering team member.

Main duties of the job

The purpose of the job is to improve prevention and early and accurate identification and management of safeguarding concerns by leadership, expert practice, research and education.

(Safeguarding for the purpose of this job description means Child Protection, Adult Protection, Looked After Children and PREVENT and includes domestic violence, CSE and FGM)

The post holder will do this through supporting activities to ensure that the organisation meets its safeguarding responsibilities with regards to children and young people, implementing strategies, protocols, pathways and action plans to strengthen the trusts management of safeguarding issues.

There will be a focus on robust risk management systems to ensure safe, efficient, effective and timely management of the safeguarding agenda with the Named Nurse seeking assurances from and holding to account services regarding their safeguarding responsibilities

They will demonstrate advanced skills and competencies to influence the pathways of care in the safeguarding of vulnerable children and young people. They will initiate and add to research evidence in the field of safeguarding to ensure that evidence based practice is inherent in all aspects of care.

To provide support to the Named Nurse with operational leadership and direction for Safeguarding Children, including associated subjects (i.e. FGM, Domestic Violence, CSE, Modern Day Slavery, PREVENT).

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all newemployees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oRegistered with a statutory health professional council / NMC
  • oGraduate in Nursing or Health Related Subject.
  • oPost registration qualification in Safeguarding.
  • oExperience in both primary and secondary care services


  • oMasters Degree in Nursing / Research or Approriate Health related Subject
  • oQualification in Computer Skills, confident in the use of systems, spread sheets, database, data collection and coordination, word processing and report writing
  • oTeaching qualification

Occupational Experience


  • oSignificant experience of working with a caseload that includes safeguarding children experience.


  • oExperience of working in an acute / Community Trust.

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust




DN15 7BH

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