Band 7 Safeguarding Children Liaison Nurse

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive
Closing date
24 Sep 2023
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and Registered Nurse to join the Trust's Corporate Safeguarding Children's Team. Applications are invited from nurses currently working at Band 6 and above. The post holder will work closely with the Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children, in a small team, you will provide effective advice, training, and safeguarding supervision. You will also be expected to contribute to auditing, escalate concerns to partner agencies, take responsibility in the achievement and monitoring of KPIs, produce complex reports and participate in investigations. The post holder will act as an expert resource within BHRUT, working in collaboration with managers and clinicians of all disciplines, providing expert advice through supervision and by being a visible presence on our wards, to ensure effective delivery of clinical services in accordance with the contractual commitments and associated regulations.

Main duties of the job

To work with the professional network to make decisions of the highest complexity with the subject they are leading and to identify and manage associated risks accordingly.

To support the delivery and development of improved performance across all clinical and non-clinical services within the organisation specifically, safeguarding.

Promote quality improvement across all services areas.To take responsibility for the monitoring of and where necessary, working with service leads to improve upon contractual KPIs relating to their subject matter.

Leads on specific programmes of work as directed by the Safeguarding Named Nurse.

Deliver safeguarding supervision to colleagues with a professional registration (hold a safeguarding supervision qualification or equivalent transferable skills).

Deliver training in relation to all aspects of safeguarding children & adults.

About us

Under the leadership of our Chair Jacqui Smith and Matthew Trainer, our Chief Executive, we provide care for the residents of three of the most diverse London boroughs. More than half of our 7,500 strong workforce are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and most live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals, operating from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London.

As we recover from Covid-19, we're proud to be leading the way nationally in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The pandemic provided the drive forour teams to innovate and change.

We know we have more work to do to improve waiting times for urgent and emergency care, and our performance against the four-hour emergency access standard remains challenged, in comparison to many other London trusts.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also pleased to be part of the NEL Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process or assistance with completion of the form (for applicants with a disability) can be made to Stefan Heins, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708435000 ext 5933. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification



  • Registered Children's Nurse or Registered Nurse with experience of safeguarding.



  • Experience of multi-agency working.
  • Relevant experience of working with safeguarding legislation, current issues and cases in a variety of adults or children's settings.


  • Experience of complex safeguarding case management.
  • Experience of report writing.



  • Abilities with using professional curiosity and professional challenge in managing complex cases.

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


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