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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/04/2020.

Domestic Abuse Co-Ordinator

Job Reference: 333-C-HQ-0920

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Domestic Abuse
7a Woodfield Road, London W92NW, London - in Tri Borough (Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham)
£37,638-£44,780 per annum

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

This is an exciting new post and is fixed for one year to work across Mental Health services(Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster) in order to improve the response to Domestic Abuse. This would involve working for both Central North West London and West London Trusts –both of whom commission mental health services in these boroughs.

The postholder will be an integral member of the safeguarding teams within each Trust and will work in both inpatient and community mental health services as dictated by needUnder direction from the designated Domestic Abuse Leads within the Trusts, they will take forward the co-ordination of a whole Trust Domestic Abuse Model within Mental Health Services to improve the safety and well-being of patients and staff members experiencing Domestic Abuse and their Dependants.

They will work towards improving identification and responses to Domestic Abuse by engaging with health professionals, building capacity, developing an infrastructure of policies and procedures and training staff within a Co-Ordinated Community Response.

They will work with key internal and external stakeholders to develop an embedded and sustainable best practice response to Domestic Abuse.

Interview date:TBC

For further details / informal visits contact:

Susan Bray

Named Professional for Safeguarding Children

Domestic Abuse Lead

07976 768545

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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