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Safeguarding Adult Practitioner (Community)

Job Description

Would you like to be part of our improvement journey?

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust in now out of special measures and is building on the improvement work achieved over the last two years as we move forward to the development as an Integrated Care organisation.

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to improving Safety and Quality and placing the patient at the heart of everything we do. At Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust ‘Everyone Matters’ our aim is to deliver, with our partners safe effective and personal care which you can Trust. Our values – Safety, Care, Communication, Learning and Respect are central to everything we do here at our Trust.

Following our latest CQC inspection, the report from the CQC commended the Trust for the “considerable progress” and “significant change” made since the last inspection. Rated as ‘Good’ for Well Led and Caring we aim to build on changes that have taken place and continue along our improvement journey. We recognise that our staff are key to heling us achieve these changes. Have you got what it takes to help us on our journey?

Safeguarding Adults Practitioner

Job Title:Safeguarding Adult Practitioner (Community)

Department: Safeguarding Adults (Quality and Governance)

Band: 7

Hours: 375

Contract: 12 months Fixed Term Contract: SECONDMENT opportunity for internal applicants (To cover Maternity Leave)

Vacancy Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join us for 12 months fixed term period or a SECONDMENT opportunity to cover maternity leave. You will be joining a Safeguarding adult’s team who will embrace your input and support.

We are looking for an individual with passion and enthusiasm to support the delivery of person centred standards with a specific focus on supporting colleagues within the Community Division and to work with staff within the hospital.

The post is pivotal to our “Care Together” programme which, combined with the Trust Strategy will transform the way care and safeguarding is delivered to provide person centred, seamless care through partnership working.

We are looking for someone who has an unwavering commitment and a real focus to Safeguarding adults, with a positive and professional work ethic in the delivery of a “hands on” approach to our safeguarding adult empowerment frameworks.

You will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Care Act and its links to the wider community, and be able to demonstrate how the integration of safeguarding governance across an organisation can contribute to better patient care.

You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to work independently, and as a team player to meet our safeguarding agenda, with guided support and development.

Are you looking for a new challenge, interest or to widen your experience within this rewarding area of work for future aspirations? If Yes: Contact us for an informal chat.

For further information regarding the post, please contact: Mrs Nasrin Khadim Head of Adult Safeguarding & Prevent via Tel No.  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )

Closing Date: 30/10/2016

Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

In your application for this post, please describe how your experience and skills align with 'Our values-based behaviours' ( see additional documentation) and provide examples.

From time to time we may need to close a vacancy early when in receipt of a sufficient number of applications. If you are interested in this post and wish to be considered, we strongly advise you to complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Please note that all correspondence will be via your NHS Jobs account. Unfortunately we are not able to acknowledge each application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our 'two tick' kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.

The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter: As a signatory to the MINDFUL EMPLOYER initiative, Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust ensures mental health issues are part of the diversity mind-set of all staff as we continuously strive to make a positive difference to people’s lives.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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