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Family Approach Safeguarding Practitioner

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
To provide specialist operational safeguarding guidance and leadership to all services within the Isle of Wight Trust on a day-to-day basis. The post holder will support the Integrated Safeguarding Team in the delivery of statutory, regulatory, and contractual safeguarding services, ensuring that an all-age family approach to safeguarding is robustly embedded.

Main duties of the job

  • Proactively work with clinical and non-clinical teams to identify all age safeguarding concerns and risks within the provision of services across the Isle of Wight Trust.
  • Supporting all services in robustly responding to safeguarding concerns and incidents.
  • In conjunction with the Integrated Safeguarding Team ensure the learning from local, regional, and national safeguarding reviews is embedding within Isle of Wight Trust services, improving practice and service provision.
  • Work flexibly across the Integrated Safeguarding Team in the provision of statutory, regulatory, and contractual all age safeguarding services.
  • Assist the Integrated Safeguarding Team in the delivery of training and supervision as outlined in the 2022 - 25 Strategy.
  • Contribute to the development of robust internal policies and guidelines for safeguarding within the Isle of Wight Trust and support all clinical and corporate teams in their application of policy, procedure, and training.
  • Support the Named Professionals for Safeguarding in the scoping and analysis of Safeguarding Adults Reviews (SARs), Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHRs), Child Safeguarding Practice reviews and any associated action plans.

About us

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values areCompassion,Accountable,Respect andEveryone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be required to use the highest level of interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, whilst supporting the operational clinical and non-clinical teams across the Isle of Wight Trust in their application of safeguarding practice.

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Registered Professional (NMC, HCPC, GMC or equivalent) or extensive transferrable experience in safeguarding
  • Degree level education OR equivalent knowledge and experience in practice
  • Evidence of competency at Level 3 safeguarding children and adults

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


IOW NHS Trust St Mary's Hospital



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