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Named Nurse Children's Safeguarding

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£58,698 to £65,095 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
5 Jul 2024

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To undertake the role of Named Nurse for safeguarding children and young people for St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SGH), ensuring that the organisation meets its safeguarding responsibilities regarding children, young people, and families within the care of acute and community services.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is expected to have a clear understanding of how this post contributes to the achievement of the Group strategy of Outstanding Care, Together

Our strategy is founded on four key priorities Collaboration and Partnership Affordable healthcare, fit for the future Right Care, Right Place, Right Time and Empowered, engaged staff.

All our staff are expected to share the values that are important to the Group and Sites and behave in a way that reflects these.

Please candidates noted: Interviews are from 1pm on 15th July atSt. George's Hospital'.

About us

George's, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals and Health Group is a new hospital group, comprising St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SGUH) and Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, which includes Sutton Health and Care and Surrey Downs Health and Care.

Sharing a single Chairman, Chief Executive and Executive team, the GESH Group is one of the largest healthcare providers in the country, with a combined annual turnover of around �1.5 billion, 16,000 staff, and serving a population of approximately 3.5 million people across South West London, Surrey, Sussex and beyond.

The GESH Group provides a full range of local hospital services across its sites at St George's Hospital in Tooting, Queen Mary Hospital in Roehampton, Epsom Hospital and St Helier Hospital, and provides a range of specialist services from St George's.

Working as a hospital group allows for more joined up decision making for local people, a larger and more resilient clinical workforce, reduced variation in care and access to a wider range of services for our patients.

The Group Chief Nurse (GCNO) and Group Chief Medical Officer (CMO) are the Executive Directors jointly accountable to the Trust Boards for the delivery of the quality and safety agenda, including patient experience.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached JD/PS for full details about the role including job description, main responsibilities and expectations.

Informal discussions strongly suggested and it is possible to speak with the current post holder.

Person Specification



  • 5 years at Band 7
  • RN (child) or RN AND Specialist Public Health qualification (HV or SN)
  • Safeguarding Supervisor
  • Safeguarding qualification (beyond L3)
  • Experience in audit, reporting and quality improvement
  • Management of a team


  • Mental Capacity Act knowledge
  • HR management



  • Teaching experience


  • Teaching qualification

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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