Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.
We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Safeguarding Team has vacancies for Safeguarding Advisors working within Community Health Services in Lewisham, University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich.
You will work within the Safeguarding Team which covers acute and community health services.
You will be involved in providing support, supervision and training to staff and will engage in multi-agency working via attendance at MARAC and MASH as required.
Applicants need to have a sound understanding of safeguarding and experience of working with child protection and vulnerable families. They should have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience within their specialist practice area of work.
Candidates require exceptional communication skills to deliver to this post.
In return you will work with a team that aims to deliver a first class service and aspires to continuously improve
This is a very exciting and unique opportunity to develop and extend your skills and knowledge in the safeguarding children field.
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
Belinda Chideme, Trust Lead Named Nurse Safeguarding Children on
Richard Wandeu, Named Nurse Safeguarding Children on 07917 092783