Careers at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS trust

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Safeguarding Advisor

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 Hours per week
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£33,222 to £43,041 per annum Plus HCA
22/11/2018 23:59

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust are a committed multi- professional team who provide much-valued hospital and community services to residents in South East London. The Trust has built a good reputation as a place to enjoy job satisfaction and develop professional skills and experiences. Our people value the opportunity to work in a supportive culture and, we ensure our team are well rewarded for their contribution. By joining us now, you can play a role in shaping  our organisation that continues to put patient and client care first. Whatever the challenges ahead, we’re prepared to face them as one team.

Advert for Safeguarding Children Advisor Band 7

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Safeguarding Children Team have a vacancy for a 1.0 WTE Safeguarding Children Advisor working within Community Health Services in Lewisham, University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich.  Please note this is a Full time permanent position

The successful applicant will be involved in providing support, supervision and training to staff.  In addition, the post involves engaging in multi-agency working - which includes being the Health representative in the Lewisham MASH.

To be successful, you will need to have community experience and experience of working with vulnerable children and their families.  You will also need to have experience of partnership working with other multiagency professionals involved in safeguarding children.  The ideal applicant should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within their specialist practice area of work.

Applicants will require exceptional communication, risk assessment and documentation skills to be successful for this post.  In return you will work with a dynamic team that aims to deliver an innovative, safe and evidence-based service.

This is a very exciting and unique opportunity to develop your experiential knowledge and skills in safeguarding children, as we have a good development and succession planning programme in place.

interviews will be carried out on 9th October 2018 and consist of an assessment morning ending with 1:1 interviews, please be available for the whole day

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Belinda Chideme, Trust Lead Named Nurse Safeguarding Children on

07900 166179


Clare Hunter, Named Nurse Safeguarding Children on 0208 836 5370

If you have problems applying, contact

0208 836 5133