Safeguarding Advisor - Adult Social Care



Safeguarding Advisor - Adult Social Care

Safeguarding Advisor - Adult Social Care.

This 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 and 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: Receive an annual appraisal along with regular supervision sessionsAre assigned a “buddy” to help you settle into your new roleAre provided with a personal performance plan to support your career developmentHave access to a wide range of training opportunities to help you develop yourself within the role. 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. Job Advert

This vacancy is a secondment/ fixed term contract until 31 May 2021 to cover maternity leave. For internal candidates please ensure you seek line man...

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