Tell us whether you accept cookies

We use cookies to collect information about how you use the NHS Jobs website. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible.

Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/10/2019.

Specialist Vulnerabilities Practitioner

Job Reference: 425-A-19-33397

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
0-19 Service, Community
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum

We are looking for an innovative Specialist Vulnerabilities Practitioner with a flexible approach to join the dynamic and forward thinking 0-19 Service in Sheffield, with a focus on Leadership, Supervision, Safeguarding Practice and promotion of Public Health Outcomes for Children and Young People.

The successful applicant will contribute to the Supervision and Leadership of our 0-19 Workforce, and work alongside & support the current 0-19 Specialist Vulnerability Practitioners & the safeguarding Team, with the delivery of the Local Service Specification. They will be expected to contribute to the wider Public Health agenda, tackling inequalities within the city working together to safeguard children agenda and the delivery of high quality care through the promotion of Packages of care & Pathways, with a focus on the high impact areas, within a regional and national context.

The role will include working closely with the other 0-19 Team Leaders, the Practice Teachers, and Specialist Nurse Practitioners.

For further information, please contact:

Dipti Aistrop, 0-19 Locality Service Manager Tel: 07854969447

Or Rebecca Sobey, 0-19 Locality Service Manager Tel: 07814899297

(This post is an ideal development opportunity for a qualified Band 6 SCPHN Practitioner)



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • CQC Good