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Safeguarding Adult Practitioner (Band 6)

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen to join the Safeguarding Adults team as a Band 6 Safeguarding Adults Practitioner. This full-time post working with an experienced team to ensure that all staff fulfil their duty to support people at risk and to prevent harm.

The key responsibilities of the post holder will be to support and advice staff on adult safeguarding concerns/alerts and to work alongside multi-professional partners across Bradford District North Yorkshire and East Lancashire in accordance with the West Yorkshire and Partners Multi Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults.

Main duties of the job

The core principles of the role are to:
  • Promote personalised and safe care as part of a prevention strategy
  • Promote effective responses to harm
  • Use learning to improve prevention of harm and support protection of people at risk
  • Make safeguarding personal

Safeguarding is everyone's business and as such the postholder will work across the trust supporting safeguarding education, training and practice with all staff, patients and visitors.

For full details of the role please see attached Job Description

About us

We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.

We want to attract staff who embrace our Right Care behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients we want to make these part of our DNA.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and full details of the job role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and experience


  • Registered Nurse or Registered Health Professional or Registered Social Care Professional .
  • Degree in a health-related subject or equivalent relevant experience
  • Teaching/Coaching qualification
  • Working knowledge of confidentiality & consent.


  • Completion of level 3 Adult Safeguarding Competencies as per Intercollegiate Document.
  • Experience of clinical supervision as supervisor
  • Experience working at Band 6 (or equivalent) with adults within hospital/community setting.
  • Experience of providing formal training for staff
  • RNLD

Skills and experience


  • Able to question and analyse information and to make sound judgements often under pressure and in difficult circumstances
  • Able to deal constructively and positively with confrontation


  • Experience of clinical supervision as supervisor
  • Experience of resolving conflict effectively

Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust


Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Skipton Road


BD20 6TD

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