Location: The Children's Trust
Contract Type: Permanent
Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £52,0963 - £58,186 per annum, (dependent on experience and inclusive of inner London weighting)
Closing Date: 03 July 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Named Nurse for Safeguarding to join our Clinical Team. This role will require the successful candidate to continue to shape collaborative working practices across clinical services to provide consistent and robust standards of safeguarding. You will ensure that recommendations from regulatory and professional safeguarding standards are implemented. You will work in partnership with the Designated Safeguarding Lead for The Children’s Trust school and be fully supported by the Senior Leadership Team who understand the need to foster a culture of safeguarding and who understand the challenges.
This will be a key role in ensuring quality safeguarding for all children and adults at risk. Alongside the Designated Safeguarding Lead for school, you will support all activities necessary to ensure the organisation meets its responsibilities to safeguard children and young people. You will be strategic in nature but with an operational focus, who will work closely with professionals and partner organisations to deliver a comprehensive safeguarding function.
You will play a key role in promoting excellent professional practice within the organisation, providing advice, support, supervision, and expertise for fellow professionals and ensure safeguarding training and supervision is in place from board to floor.
The ideal candidate will be a registered nurse, who has completed post-registration training in safeguarding children and young people (including law, policy and practice at Level 2 or PGDip) and currently practising in the field of safeguarding. You will have experience of leading on the management of complex safeguarding issues and possess a high level of legal literacy of relevant Acts and Laws that interface with the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults’ agenda.
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If you would like to discuss the role please contact the Recruitment & Compliance Team, email: email@example.com
Interview Date: To be confirmed.
Strictly no agencies please.
The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy, and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service.
Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton, and Epsom.
The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including, adoption pay, time off for fertility treatment, enhanced paternity leave, paid carers leave, time out days for those experiencing menopause symptoms, time off for gender reassignment, and much more. We also offer additional annual leave days for those with long service, with entitlements ranging from 35 to 41 days (including bank holidays) depending on your length of service. Other benefits include free on-site parking; a staff shuttle service from Coulsdon South train station to Tadworth Court; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.
The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people. All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check. If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly.
The Children’s Trust has a duty of care to minimise the risk of all infectious diseases to the vulnerable and extremely vulnerable children and young people in our care, as well as our employees and volunteers. As a result, we require staff to provide a valid NHS Covid Pass (or proof of Covid vaccinations or medical exemption) for all roles at Tadworth Court and in the Brain Injury Community Service. We also expect staff to have taken or be willing to take relevant immunisations required by the role to protect them against infectious diseases, (unless you are medically exempt).
At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people, and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation. For further information, see: https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/about/statement-equity-diversity-Inclusion
PLEASE NOTE: The Children's Trust Application Form must be completed and submitted, in order for your application to be considered. As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored during the interview process.