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Safeguarding Children Advisor Richmond B7

Employer
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 Per Annum, inclusive of HCAS pro rata (part time)
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Safeguarding Children Advisor - Band 7 - Richmond

CLCH Safeguarding Team Vision

'We work in partnership to identify need and vulnerability and act in proportionate and inclusive way to prevent children, young people and adults at risk from experiencing harm and to empower them (and/or their carers) to have choice and control in decisions about their wellbeing.'

Are you interested in developing your skills, knowledge, and experience in delivering safeguarding children assurance in CLCH?

Are you passionate about safeguarding children and if so, are you interested in joining a supportive safeguarding team as a Safeguarding Children Advisor?

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) safeguarding team is seeking to recruit to a Safeguarding Children Advisor post that has become vacant.

Main duties of the job

As a Safeguarding Children Advisor, you will be required to provide specialist safeguarding advice to our frontline staff and managers, deliver safeguarding supervision and to work in partnership to ensure children and young people are safe and protected.

You will need to have experience of working with children in need or who are subject to child protection plans and of partnership working. You will also be required at times to deputise for the Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children, which provides an opportunity to increase your strategic reach and influence.

In return we will support you in further developing your safeguarding skills and expertise and there will be ongoing training opportunities through the CLCH Academy.Catherine McLInden Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children, email cmclinden@nhs.net or mobile: 07717618599

About us

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
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for:

Providing specialist support to CLCH staff working with vulnerable children and young people. Providing supervision, support, and advise health visiting, school nursing and therapy teams, by the provision of specialist knowledge and advice in relation to the safeguarding of children. This will include cases of actual or suspected child abuse. Supporting the Named Nurse with the ongoing development of clinical practice, research, and standards of care within safeguarding, including the development of policies, protocols and guidelines and contribute to service developments in collaboration with multidisciplinary colleagues. Undertaking clinical audits, monitor, and collect statistical data in relation to families of high concern and those subject to child protection plans. Assist in developing, implementing, and evaluating programmes of safeguarding children training.

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Education/Qualification

Essential

  • NMC registration
  • Registered Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
  • First Level degree or equivalent
  • Evidence of professional development


Desirable

  • A commitment to undertake further study
  • Formal qualification in teaching


Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust

Address

Parsons Green Health Centre

London

SW6 4UL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

824-SOUTH-9902

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