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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/08/2021.

Safeguarding Adults - Specialist Advisor

Job Reference: 165-21-07-138

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
165 Safeguarding Team
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Please Note - The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is following the current Government guidelines regarding social distancing.

With this in mind, all interviews are now conducted by video link using Microsoft Teams. Full details of our process will be given to shortlisted candidates when invited to interview.

MCA & Adult Safeguarding Advisor

Band 7

Permanent - 30 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen within The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Adult Vulnerabilities Team.

This will be a 30 hours, permanent post, which can be worked over four or five days, Monday to Friday and is based within the Integrated Safeguarding Team in Rotherham Hospital.

The role will include a diverse range of responsibilities including the provision of advice and support to all Trust colleagues and volunteers, collection and input of data, preparation of reports and the provision of training and education.

The successful applicant will be required to adopt a flexible approach to managing the workload and will be expected to work autonomously, but also be an excellent team player.

To find out more about the post, please contact Gemma Robinson, MCA Lead & Named Nurse Adult Safeguarding or Jean Summerfield, Head of Safeguarding.


Tel - 01709 424233

Interviews will be held on the 24th August


This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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