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Starting Well Safeguarding Nurse

Band 6

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Starting Well Safeguarding Nurse
Band 6
Secondment: 12 month to cover maternity leave
Part time 22.5 hours per week
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Ellesmere Port District Starting Well
Ellesmere Port
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
14/08/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

The 0-19 Starting Well Service is looking to appoint a Band 6 Safeguarding Nurse. This is a secondment opportunity to existing Starting Well Nursing staff. The post is part time for 12 months to cover maternity leave and is 22.5  hours per week to be worked over 3 days.  The post holder will be responsible for the management of a Safeguarding Caseload of children aged 5-19 years.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly across the district.

As a Safeguarding Nurse working within the 0-19 Starting Well Service you will provide support to children and families who are involved with Statutory Social Care within the Continuum of Need across Cheshire West and Chester. The Safeguarding Nurse will form part of the Nursing Workforce within Starting Well to ensure that the children and families identified from their caseload are supported with all aspects of Health and Wellbeing.

Current or previous experience of Safeguarding and case management are essential elements of this role. As a key professional in the protection of children, you will be required to work collaboratively with other agencies to meet their needs.

You should have an excellent knowledge of the Healthy Child Programme and demonstrate a commitment to multi agency/ collaborative and integrated team working.

Regular clinical and safeguarding supervision will also be provided as will access to relevant internal and external training/development opportunities.

Applicants who wish to apply should be able to demonstrate all aspects of the key responsibilities within the job description and person specification

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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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Julie Acton
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