Specialist Nurse Safeguarding Children

Job ID: 841269
Location: Durham
Salary: 31,696 to 41,787 pa, pro rata negotiable
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Job Reference: 421-CCWC-4123R

Employer:Harrogate and District NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Safeguarding ChildrenLocation:County DurhamSalary:31,696 to 41,787 pa, pro rata

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ's Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you're looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients' lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Specialist Nurse
Safeguarding Children

Band: 7
Base: County Durham
Salary: 31,696 to 41,787 pa, pro rata
Hours: 18.75 per week

Essential requirements:
Current registration on the appropriate part of the NMC register

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Nurse Safeguarding Children in the award winning County Durham Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub.

As a Senior Nurse Safeguarding Children (MASH) you will have a key role in the continuing development of practice and relationships with partner agencies, including Children and Adult Services and Police, who are co-located and working together to ensure the best outcomes for children and young people.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-agency integrated team contributing their expertise to the safeguarding case management discussions within the MASH, assessing risk factors and safeguarding issues for adults and children and helping identify those services which are best placed to support the children, adults and families concerned

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and IT skills and will be a first level registered nurse with significant experience as a registered nurse in paediatrics, emergency department, health visiting, midwifery or school nursing. They must have a formal adult teaching/training qualification.
Must be able to travel independently to meet the requirements of the post.

Please note this position requires an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check (DBS).

For more information please contact Karen Watson, Named Nurse Child Protection on 07770 733187 or email karen.watson5@nhs.net

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.
We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.
Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.
All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T & C's, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.
HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.
In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.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.
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:18.75 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Children's & Countywide Community Care

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:28/09/2017Interview Date:16/10/2017Contact Name:Karen WatsonEmail Address:karen.watson5@nhs.netTelephone:07770 733187

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* Childcare Information
* Essential information about Interview checks at HDFT
* Information for HDFT employees
* Map of geographic location of Harrogate
* Map of Harrogate
* Organisational structure
* Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders

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* Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
* North Yorkshire County Council Website
* Site dedicated to the local area
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