Mid Level
Safeguarding Officer
Hull City Council

Salary: £30785 - 33437

Closing Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2017

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Full Time Equivalent Salary (based on a 37 hour working week):£30785 - 33437

Hours: 37

Location: Brunswick House, Hull

Contract Type: Permanent

Contact Telephone: 01482 616092

Closing date: 21 November 2017

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The successful applicant is expected to undertake the full range of safeguarding duties including leading on enquiries into safeguarding concerns; working jointly with police and other agencies in respect of the same; court appearance; and offering safeguarding and supervisory body advice, support and guidance to a wide range of professionals, providers and the general public.  The successful applicant will be part of a duty system, and will be expected to convene and participate in strategy meetings.  They will complete comprehensive outcome reports on enquiries made, will formulate safeguarding plans, and will maintain current recording systems adopted by the team.  The successful applicant will also offer supervision, support and guidance to unqualified members of the Safeguarding Team. 

There is significant demand on this team and we strive to maintain a responsive and flexible service.   Team members need to be able to work with high caseloads, and be able to work flexibly, re-prioritising their day in response to more urgent demands.  Given that the team is small, there is a high degree of co-operation expected among its members. 

The successful applicant will hold a professional qualification related to health or social care, will have extensive experience of working across different client groups and of working in multi-disciplinary environments.  Safeguarding adults at risk is a statutory duty of the Local Authority and it is expected that candidates will demonstrate a developed knowledge of the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. It is expected that the successful applicant will be, or be prepared to qualify as a Best Interest Assessor, and will contribute to the Local Authority’s statutory duties in relation to the Mental Capacity Act. 

If you have any queries regarding this post, please contact Carolyn Taylor on 616092.

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Hull Culture & Leisure employees can apply for Hull City Council posts as internal applicants.  However, this is regarded as a break in service for Statutory Employment Protection including redundancy purposes and the calculation of service for this purpose will start afresh.

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

Hull City Council and Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd reserve the right to close any recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date.

Please click on the 'Apply online' button to complete an application for this post. When you have submitted your application form you will receive an email confirming your form has been received.

 

Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced & Adults Barring List Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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