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Named Nurse: Looked After Children

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pa
Closing date
22 May 2024

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To support the Trust in meeting statutory health provision for Looked after Children and Care Leavers and to ensure that services across the Trust are meeting the needs of vulnerable children, reducing health inequalities and supporting transition to adulthood.

Main duties of the job

To co-ordinate the provision of services to Looked after Children, Care Leavers and vulnerable children

To ensure that care pathways are in place and followed with quality assurance processes in place

To oversee and report monthly and quarterly KPIs and complete an Annual Report

To act as Trust lead for Child Exploitation and Serious Youth Violence

To provide health input to high risk panels for children and young people including CEAM (Child Exploitation and Missing) and Channel

To contribute to the work of the Corporate Parenting Board

To ensure that all staff who work with Looked after Children and other vulnerable groups have had training appropriate for their role

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

Cultural diversity is one of our greatest assets at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust. We are committed to ensuring staff and patients are free from discrimination regardless of their ethnicity, background, gender or sexual orientation.

Every person should be able to fulfil their potential at work and we pride ourselves on using this knowledge to provide personalised care and ensure that we are a supportive environment in which to work .We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to 300,000 people living or visiting Bolton (the biggest Town in the UK) and the surrounding areas. Bolton has been ranked as one of the happiest places to live in the North west.

In 2020 we came together with our partners to radically change the way we deliver health and care services in Bolton. The aim was to build an Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) where we all worked together to improve people's health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities across the system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for detailed job description and main responsibilities, alternatively please see contact details.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with an additional qualification
  • Evidence of ongoing safeguarding and specialist training and personal development
  • Evidence of knowledge acquired through post graduate study or equivalent operational experience with child exploitation, Serious Youth Violence and Looked after Children


  • Masters level study
  • Leadership /Safeguarding qualification



  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of working in a safeguarding / looked after children/vulnerable children role
  • Experience of multi-agency/partnership working at operational level
  • Experience of working as part of a specialist safeguarding and LAC team


  • Knowledge and experience of safeguarding adult practice
  • Experience of providing Safeguarding Supervision



  • Evidence of partnership working with vulnerable children including Looked after Children
  • Ability to demonstrate extensive understanding of safeguarding and Looked after Children principles and their application to practice
  • Receive and communicate information relating to safeguarding and patient safety, which may impact on the Trust or on an organisation-wide basis


  • Involved in supporting projects/practice developments

Employer details

Employer name

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bolton Hospital



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