Named Professional For Safeguarding Adults

Band 8a

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-CP3907
Site
CORP Domestic Abuse
Town
LONDON
Salary
£46,897 to £54,983 pa inc HCA
Closing
27/07/2018 23:59
Interview date
10/08/2018

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

An opportunity has arisen to work within our expanding Corporate Safeguarding Adults Team at ELFT.

We want to recruit two Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults who will have up to date knowledge and practical experience of the application of current legislation and statutory guidance relating to safeguarding adults.
A key component of the role will be to promote and safeguard the welfare of adults at risk of harm and ensure safeguarding is an integral part of practice for all our staff in line with the Care Act 2014 and Multi-Agency safeguarding procedures.

This is a new and exciting role. You will be working  with the Associate Director for Safeguarding Adults and the Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Community Health Services Directorates.

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate the ability and drive necessary to work across inpatient and community teams and locality partnerships to achieve the best outcomes for patients, relatives, carers and staff.

Your supporting statement must start with Three reasons why you should shortlist me and in no less than 300 words give those reasons. If this section is not included you will not be considered for shortlisting.

Interviews will take place on the 10th of August 2018 .

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

janette.clark3@nhs.net

Displayed Contact Name: Janette CLARK

Displayed Contact Telephone Number: 0208 121 5338

 

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Telephone
02076554157