£44,229 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Spelthorne Borough Council Offices, Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 1XB.
Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
About the Role
An exciting new opportunity has arisen within the Spelthorne Locality Team based in North West Surrey.
The newly created posts of Locality Safeguarding Advisor brings an exciting opportunity for professionals to help frontline teams embed the principles of the "Making Safeguarding Personal" agenda and the roll out of the changes brought about by the Care Act.
Successful applicants will lead on the development of safeguarding practice in the teams and with partner agencies. You will be able to provide safeguarding advice, guidance and chair safeguarding meetings. You will contribute to the development and implementation of the Safeguarding Strategy ensuring all practice is fully in line with the multi-purpose training programme offered by the Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board. You will receive supervision from the Locality Team Manager and professional supervision from the Senior Manager for Safeguarding. You will be supported to undertake relevant training to the role.
You must hold a professional Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nursing or other relevant Qualification and be registered with a professional body. You will need to have a significant working knowledge of the current statutory framework for health and social care provision and relevant legislation and experience of coordinating safeguarding enquires.
At Surrey we really value our staff and as part of this commitment we ensure all staff:
To be shortlisted, your CV and personal statement will clearly evidence how you meet the job description.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification. We look forward to receiving your application.
For an informal discussion contact Linda Mclennan on 01932 794141 or by e-mail at
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 9th April 2017.
Interviews will take place week commencing 24th April 2017.