Safeguarding Practitioner for Children

Job Title: Safeguarding Practitioner for Children
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £250 - £255 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Eh / 17562
Contact Name: Emily Heyworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 16, 2018 16:25

Job Description

Safeguarding Practitioner for Children required for a large NHS organisation based in the Northampton area.  The Trust are looking for someone to act as a lead professional for Safeguarding Children’s Services to provide advice and to promote professional proactive that is consistent in all areas of the Acute Trust.


The Trust are looking for someone that comes from an NHS background and is qualified in Level 3 or 4 in Safeguarding.


The role:
  • Ensure appropriate information sharing in order to support the protection of vulnerable children and young people
  • To identify training needs and participate/facilitate training to meeting the needs of the Trusts employees
  • Act as lead resource on Children’s Safeguarding issues for the Trust
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of the Trust’s Safeguarding Children’s strategy and agreeing an action plan to rectify and deficiencies
  • Provide clinical leadership, expertise and support on safeguarding matters to all staff across the Trust

Person specification:
  • Level 3 or 4 in Safeguarding
  • Previous NHS experience
  • Previous experience in developing a safeguarding training strategy
For an informal discussion please contact Emily Heyworth on 01543 622 389 or

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