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Safeguarding Adults Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
16/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualilfied and experienced Registered Professional, NMC, HCPC (Adult Mental Health or Learning Disabilities) to work as a Safeguarding Practitioner within the Integrated Adults and Childrens Safeguarding Team. The role will work closely with all professional groups within the Trust to provide specialist advice, support, supervision and training in adult safeguarding.

This postholder will work under the direction of the Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults.

We require an individual with a passion and commitment for safeguarding adults who is able to work as part of a team. The succesful candidate will be expected to demonstrate initiative, innovation and emotional resilience given the nature of the role and be able to work independantly and as part of a team.

Key Activiities Include:

Being and enthusiastic and passionate role model

Expert knowledge of statutory guidance and legislation in relation to adult safeguarding

Supporting the Named Professional to delivering key statutory responsibilities in relation to Prevent, Adult Safeguarding, MCA DoLS, Domestic Abuse.

Work collaboratively and in partnership with other partner agencies and attend internal and external meetings

Deliver the Trusts Safeguarding Adults training and faciliation of Safeguarding Supervision.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Victoria Thersby
Job title
Head of Safeguarding
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Telephone number
01422 224570
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