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Safeguarding Lead

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668
Permanent & Full-time NHS_Ne2b6YvuRGsP

Safeguarding Lead

Job Reference: 848-BHC180-20

Employer: Department: Safeguarding Lead Location: Central Court, Orpington Salary: £45,753 - £51,668

Bromley Healthcare is a community interest company providing a wide range of services including community nursing services such as district nursing, health visiting to specialist nurses, as well as therapy services for children, young people and adults. Being born from NHS Bromley's community provider unit we have been providing community services to the people of Bromley for many years and we have a wealth of experience.

Bromley Healthcare is a great place to work. The unique way we deliver services and offer everyone who works here a voice, means that your career with us will be rewarding. Social Enterprises are a fairly new and exciting way to deliver healthcare, offering many of the traditional advantages of the NHS (such as terms and conditions, excellent training and development) with the freedom for innovation by being able to reinvest any surpluses we make into the community.

Salary is dependant on NHS experience and current banding/pay point, applicants from outside the NHS will receive the start point of the salary scale in line with NHS terms & conditions.

Safeguarding Lead

Band 8a - £45,753 - £51,668 pa pro rata + £4,743 HCAS pa pro rata

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Named Adult Safeguarding Lead within Bromley Healthcare. We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to take forward the Safeguarding Adults, Mental Capacity and DoLS agendas. The post holder will report directly to the Director of Nursing & Quality and work closely with the Adult Safeguarding Advisor, Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children and Child Death Review Nurse for Bromley and other members of the MDT to ensure practice is safe and forward thinking and innovative.

The successful applicant will have safeguarding experience to support the development of the safeguarding, MCA/DoLS and Prevent agendas across BHC, support in the preparation for liberty protection safeguards and provide expert advice, support and education. The post holder will ensure that the most vulnerable of our patients are identified and supported and staff are aware of their responsibilities in relation to these patient groups.

You will also have good interpersonal and leadership qualities and be able to work autonomously and flexibly across BHC sites, and have appropriate skills and knowledge to be able to be a member of and contribute to the Safeguarding boards.

Interview dates: w/c 26th October 2020

Please see attached job description for more information

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameFiona ChristieJob titleDirector of Nursing & QualityEmail

Bromley Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the closing date, if we have received a sufficient number of applications.

All offers of new employment with Bromley Healthcare are subject to a six month probation period

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