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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/06/2022.

Band 7 Senior Safeguarding Practitioner

Job Reference: 313-A-22-120697-SF1

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
Safeguarding Team
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£40,057, £42,121 & £45,839

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the role for a Senior Safeguarding Practitioner within the Enabling Division of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT). We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated practitioner who maintains high standards of professional care and practice and is able to demonstrate excellent team work, including good communication and leadership skills.

This is an opportunity to consolidate and further develop your safeguarding knowledge and expertise. The post holder will be working across both the Safeguarding Children & Young People’s and Adults safeguarding agendas.

This post has responsibility for working under the guidance of the Trust Lead for Safeguarding to strengthen delivery of safeguarding assurance processes across LPT.

  • To deliver effective safeguarding supervision to staff working within front line services, ensuring risk areas within cases are managed effectively and that staff are adequately supported.
  • To support & contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of LPT safeguarding education and training programmes.
  • To work in partnership with partner agencies and professionals, within safeguarding processes to improve outcomes for all utilising the Whole Family approach adopted by LPT.
  • To promote and develop the LPT Safeguarding Team as a training placement for students.

The applicant must have extensive clinical experience of case-load management and working with vulnerable adults, children and families.

For informal enquiries please contact Neil King, Trust Lead for Safeguarding – 07775 010713 or

Katherine Blake-Smith, Lead Nurse Safeguarding Children (Named Nurse) - 07778 458260

 

 

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy. We are happy to consider part time / job share roles as well as full time personnel.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.




Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.


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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