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Adults Safeguarding Advisor

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/117917/29917
  • Published: Tue 10/01/2023, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 09/02/2023, 15:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,317 per annum (pro rata to £46,634 FTE)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Epsom

The starting salary for this role is £23,317 per annum (pro rata to £46,634 FTE), working 18 hours per week.

The post 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.

At Surrey we really value our staff and as part of this commitment we ensure all staff:

  • Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessions
  • Are assigned a “buddy” to help you settle into your new role
  • Are provided with a personal performance plan to support your career development
  • Have access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role.

In your application we would love to hear about your:

  • Experience of coordinating safeguarding enquiries
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Risk Assessment experience
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations
  • Experience of supporting and managing colleagues

You must hold a professional Social Worker, Occupational Therapist, Nursing or other relevant qualification, and be registered with a professional body, as well as having significant working knowledge of the current statutory framework for health and social care provision and relevant legislation.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26/01/2023.

Interviews will take place week commencing 06/02/2023.

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.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Suzannah Townsend on 01372 832360.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/117917/29917
  • Published: Tue 10/01/2023, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 09/02/2023, 15:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 18 hours per week
  • Salary: £23,317 per annum (pro rata to £46,634 FTE)
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Epsom

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