DBS3469 Safeguarding Nurse Advisor

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/01/2019 23:59
£35,229 - £39,002 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
Closing date:
13 Jan
Further Information

0-19 Children’s Public Health Service are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, passionate and innovative safeguarding nurse advisor to support the delivery of the safeguarding children and young people agenda. This post is required to cover planned sickness absence for a fixed term period of 6 months and secondment will be considered.

A recent CQC inspection in March 2018 recognised areas of outstanding practice and highlighted that the service prioritised vulnerable children and families appropriately. Managers and staff were acknowledged as having high levels of integrity, driving continuous improvement and held themselves accountable for delivering change

We are looking for an experienced professional with a minimum of 4 years post SCPHN qualification who can demonstrate a passion for safeguarding children and young people and provide safeguarding supervision, training and support to the staff of the 0-19 service within North Tyneside Council. The post holder would need to evidence a commitment to working in a challenging environment.

The post holder will support the Senior Manager in the provision of good professional practice within the organisation, and provide advice and knowledge to staff and partner agencies. They should have specific expertise in children’s health and development, child maltreatment and local arrangements for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

The essential requirements of the post are :
• 1st level registration, Specialist Community Public health Nurse (Health Visitor/School Nurse)
• 4 years post registration SCPHN experience
• Recognised mentor qualification
• Experience of safeguarding children policies and procedures
• Experience of current national and local public health policies.
• Ability to meet the travel requirements of the post

This post is fixed term for 6 months, 37 hours per week.

Access to the NHS pension scheme will be available with North Tyneside Council terms and conditions.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.