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Safeguarding Adults Practitioner

  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Ref: FS07026
  • Closing date: 29 April 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £33,649 - £35,500

The opportunity

A Safeguarding Adults Practitioner is required to provide coordination and take a lead role in safeguarding adults in the multi agency safeguarding hub (MASH).

About us

Our vision is simple. To make a real difference to the people and communities we serve. Now, and for the future. This means safeguarding the vulnerable, creating opportunities, building self-reliance and keeping Buckinghamshire thriving and attractive. All whilst ensuring that we’re delivering value for money.

 

Our local communities are at the heart of everything we do and they really rely on the work we do. Whether it’s new roads being built, helping parents get their children a school place or providing essential support to vulnerable children or elderly residents, what we do touches the lives of everyone in Buckinghamshire. Take a look at our Strategic Plan which sets out our aims and priorities until 2020.

About the role

To provide coordination and take a lead role in safeguarding adults in the MASH.  You will report directly to the Safeguarding Adult Business Manager and be happy and flexible to work across a large county to provide safeguarding support to all adults in all settings. You will have the skills and competencies to work in collaboration with key agencies whilst maintaining a person-centred approach role.

 

Please see the attached job description for further details

About you

You will have the skills and competencies to work in collaboration with key agencies whilst maintaining a person-centred approach role.

 

A Social Work Qualification or other relevant qualification. (Registered with HCPC) is essential

 

With extensive knowledge and expertise in safeguarding adults law and an in-depth understanding of national developments in adult safeguarding practice.

 

Sound knowledge of person-centred safeguarding and positive risk taking- such as the Care Act 2014, DH Making Safeguarding Personal (MSP), Care & Support Guidance.

Please see the attached job description for further details

Other Information

For further information or an informal discussion in relation to the role then you can contact the Business Manager for the Safeguarding Adults Team – Thomas Chettle on tchettle@buckscc.gov.uk or 01296 383669.

The job involves travel for business purposes: Often within and outside the county.

Required to work at Aylesbury Police Station and pass Police Vetting Check.

Interviews are planned for Tuesday 10th April.

Part time hours will be considered.

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