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Safeguarding Children Nurse

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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We are looking for an enthusiastic senior Band 6 Health Visitor/School Nurse/Paediatric Nurse/Midwife to join our well established Safeguarding Children Team. The role will support the team in providing safeguarding children advice, supervision, and training to HHFT staff whilst supporting the Named professionals in ensuring the Trust meets its responsibilities to safeguard children.

As the Trust move to an all age Safeguading Provision, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop learning to support the adult team in also delivering support across the Trust. An extensive experience of working with families will support the candidate as they move into a multi-agency safeguarding role. There will always be the opportunity to learn as Safeguarding is an ever evolving area and at Hampshire Hospitals we promote a culture that protects a person's right to be safe from abuse and neglect.

Main duties of the job

Working alongside the Specialist Practitioner and Specialist Midwife Safeguarding Children in providing a robust Health Liaison process is in place within the Trust

To ensure appropriate and proportionate information is shared with health partners where it is identified that a child may be at risk of harm

To promote the sharing of information with agency partners as d

To provide guidance to staff with regard safeguarding children practices and processes

Provide ongoing support to families wishing to seek emotionally and psychological support by signposting to local and national support services Developing specific expertise in children's health and development, child maltreatment and local arrangements for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

Contributing to the safeguarding children training strategy, facilitating, and delivering the safeguarding children training within the Trust.

Support the Named Nurse and team in reporting on serious incidents including serious case reviews and responding to complaints

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of national and local safeguarding policies, guidelines and recommendations
  • High level of knowledge of child development


  • oProven experience of working with children and families



  • Registered Nurse/Midwife
  • Degree Level, Nursing/SCPHN


  • oEvidence of working with multiagency partners within the safeguarding /and or public health



  • Experience as a paediatric nurse, school nurse, health visitor, staff nurse (working within HV/SN teams)


  • Experience of working with children who have suffered abuse and neglect

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Cross Site


RG24 9EN

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