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Clinical Nurse Specialist for Safeguarding

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you passionate about safeguarding? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a clinical nurse specialist to join the UHCW NHS Trust Safeguarding Team. The successful candidate will join a supportive and innovative team, continually striving to ensure that all Trust staff know their safeguarding responsibility and are equipped to improve services and outcomes for families in their care.

The post holder will provide highly specialist safeguarding advice and support within the Trust on safeguarding matters. Ensuring the relevant elements of quality and safety within national guidance and legislation are met including the Childrens Act (1989), the Care Act (2004) and the Mental Capacity Act (2005). These obligations are met through provision of policy and service development around safeguarding.

The role requires collaborative working and effective inter- disciplinary and inter-agency relationships with all partner agencies in order to minimise the risks to children and young people as well as adults with care and support needs.

Informal discussions are welcome.

Main duties of the job

Maintain expertise, knowledge and professional leadership to the Trust regarding statutory responsibilities towards safeguarding

Be an excellent role model and exercise good effective leadership.

Support the review of existing Trust policies, procedures and standards for the management of safeguarding incorporating best practice and evidence.

Provide relevant written and statistical reporting of safeguarding activity.

Support with completing Internal Management Reviews for Serious Adult Reviews, Serious practice Reviews Domestic Homicide Reviews, and other serious incidents in accordance with statutory guidance.

Lead on the dissemination and implementation of learning across the Trust from Safeguarding cases including Serious Adult Reviews, Safeguarding Practice Reviews, Domestic Homicide Reviews and other significant incidents where there are safeguarding concerns.

Be responsive and adaptable to deadlines and unpredictable service demands within limited time constraints to meet objectives and deadlines.

Deputise for the Named Nurse for Safeguarding when required.

Support the development and delivery of robust internal systems to promote a consistent, high quality safeguarding service. This will involve working with senior managers and leaders and front line colleagues across the Trust to develop systems, produce reports, and promote consistent, high quality safeguarding services.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Be an excellent role model and exercise good effective leadership, ensuring that support and advice is readily available, and that there is clear guidance as to whom to contact for out of hours advice
  • Support the review of existing Trust policies, procedures and standards for the management of safeguarding incorporating best practice and evidence
  • Provide relevant written and statistical reporting of safeguarding activity for the Safeguarding Adults, Children and Young People Committee and other relevant forums
  • Support with completing Internal Management Reviews for Serious Adult Reviews, Serious practice Reviews Domestic Homicide Reviews, and other serious incidents in accordance with statutory guidance
  • Lead on the dissemination and implementation of learning across the Trust from Safeguarding cases including Serious Adult Reviews, Safeguarding Practice Reviews, Domestic Homicide Reviews and other significant incidents where there are safeguarding concerns
  • Receive and manage sensitive information regarding the abuse of individuals requiring interpretation and preparation for reports and data. There may also be times where participation with complaints or meetings whereby distress and aggression may be displayed from others
  • Be responsive and adaptable to deadlines and unpredictable service demands within limited time constraints to meet objectives and deadlines
  • Deputise for the Named Nurse for Safeguarding when required
  • Support the monitoring of the allocated budget for the service and help identify the most effective way of working within available resources
  • Manage and develop staff in accordance with Trust policies regarding performance, sickness and other related issues
  • Support the development and delivery of robust internal systems to promote a consistent, high quality safeguarding service. This will involve working with senior managers and leaders and front line colleagues across the Trust to develop systems, produce reports, and promote consistent, high quality safeguarding services.

  • For further details of the role please see the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

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    Experience

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    Knowledge

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    Skills

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

    Address

    UHCW NHS Trust

    Clifford Bridge Road

    Coventry

    CV2 2DX

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    218-NM-B7-6331483

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