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DBS3488 Safeguarding Nurse Advisor

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
12/02/2019
Advert End Date:
25/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
£35,229 - £39,002pa pro rata where applicable
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
184000
Employment Location:
Any location in North Tyneside

Job details 

Closing date:
25 Feb


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.

North Tyneside is a vibrant borough; it is a great place to live and work and has excellent schools.

North Tyneside Council is one of the largest employers in the area and is committed to staff wellbeing and welfare. The Council holds the Better Health at Work Award which recognises the efforts of employers in the North East in helping to address health issues in the workplace.

The 0-19 Children’s Public Health Service has been integrated into the Council since April 2017 and a 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 a professional with a minimum of 4 years clinical experience ideally within a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse role who can demonstrate a passion for safeguarding children and young people. The post holder will provide safeguarding supervision, training and support to the staff of the 0-19 children’s public health 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 NMC registration
• 4 years post registration safeguarding experience
• 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

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

There are various hours available and this post would be suitable for job share.

Please be advised that this position will require an enhanced check from the Disclosure & 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.

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