There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G IC) will provide the foundation for one of the first ICOs in England, bringing together a wide range of health and social care services for the benefit of local people. The ICO will manage a person’s entire care in the future, by linking up hospital services with community care and mental health services as well as working closely with GPs.
We expect that, to fully transform these services, will take between three and five years. This is a unique opportunity for Tameside and Glossop to be at the forefront of developing more joined-up integrated care; and we are absolutely committed to getting it right. To get it right, we need the right, highly skilled patient focused workforce throughout the whole process.
Our values and behaviours are at the heart of everything we do, and the Trust’s values and behaviours drive a culture of openness and candour, where staff are listened to and where patients come first.
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Job Title: Safeguarding Adults Practitioner
Department: Safeguarding Adults
The post holder will join the Safeguarding adults’ team, reporting to the Head off Adults Safeguarding & Prevent, to drive forward the delivery of a wide range of Safeguarding adults statutory requirements associated with the Care Act 2014. This will include supporting the named nurse to deliver our duties for the Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Prevent.
We are looking for someone who has an unwavering commitment to Safeguarding adults and a positive and professional work ethic in the delivery of a “hands on” approach to implementation aligned to a strong empowerment and governance framework.
As an effective communicator, you will need to work in collaboration with a range of teams and services in a professional manner as we progress forward in our journey as an Integrated Care Organisation. You will need to be responsive to changing priorities /pressures to local service and strategic needs to ensure our Safeguarding standards remain fit for purpose.
We believe that by embedding strong Making Safeguarding Personal principles into daily practice, we will create a culture where the adult at risk remain at the centre of all we strive for, to maintain a zero tolerance to any form of abuse and harm. The post is pivotal to our “Care Together” programme which, combined with the Trust Strategy will transform the way care and safeguarding is delivered to provide person centred, seamless care through partnership working.
You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to consistently apply effective leadership and time management attributes with resilience to influence change, challenge conflict and or unacceptable behaviours to sustain optimal safeguarding standards. You will have access to a range of supportive structures including safeguarding supervision to assist you to remain effective in your role.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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For further information regarding the post please contact: Nasrin Khadim Head of Adult Safeguarding & Prevent via Tel No. 0161 922 6192 or email firstname.lastname@example.org