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Safeguarding Adults and Children Advisor

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum Pro Rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A position has become available for a position of Safeguarding Adults and Children Advisor.The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment.The Safeguarding team promotes safeguarding within the organisation and works with partners across Bradford, Airedale, and Craven to improve quality, and develop effective, robust systems and processes.The role of Safeguarding Adults and Children Advisor requires a highly motivated, dynamic, and passionate individual.The role will have a specific focus on multi-agency processes, MARAC attendance and the domestic abuse agenda. There will be a requirement for the individual to support training provision.Training development and facilitation will be part of the role.The post holder should be an exceptional communicator, problem solver and able to build positive and effective relationships.BDCFT Safeguarding team works between an office base at New Mill Saltaire and remotely at home to support all BDCFT health services. There may be occasions when multi-agency meetings need to be attended across the district, therefore the staff member is required to be a car driver with a valid driving license.

Closing- 1st May 2024

Shortlisting- 2nd May 2024

Interview- 16th May 2024

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • To provide support and guidance in relation to multi agency forums requiring BDCFT contributions and action planning primarily focusing on MARAC and domestic abuse.
  • Be fully engaging in multi-agency working.
  • Being a specialist in supporting the identification of safeguarding risk to children and adults, advising on such, and escalating when necessary.
  • Contribute to and support the facilitation of safeguarding adults and children training.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

The Trust reserves the right to close this position early if a significant number of applications are received .

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and the person specification for more details about this role.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Experience of adult and/or child safeguarding as a caseload holder.
  • Experience of multi-agency and multi-disciplinary working.
  • Experience of working with Domestic Abuse cases.



  • Knowledge of legal framework of safeguarding children and adults at risk and current local & national policy
  • Knowledge of the MARAC Process
  • Knowledge of Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty and Best Interest

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


New Mill

Victoria Road


BD18 3LD

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