Main duties of the job

The post-holder will report directly to the Director of Safeguarding & Public Protection. Additionally the post-holder, will actively engage and contribute to the exploitation work to include County Lines, Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking, Violence Against Women, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence (VAWDASV) and Counter Terrorism work across BCUHB wide. The post-holder will need to have a strong understanding of clinical, operational and safeguarding risks associated with safeguarding adults the broader safeguarding agenda, and the associated legislative requirements.

The post holder must be NMC Registered, hold the essential qualifications, and have relevant safeguarding experience as listed in the personal specification.

The base of the post-holder will be agreed following interview, however activity across the Health Board and collaboration within the wider team and partner agencies, is required with the expectation of extensive travel.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and Proud to Lead competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the Disability Confident Employer scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful post holder will be able to work independently and as part of the wider Corporate Safeguarding Team utilising their experience of a multi-agency approach to the safeguarding adults agenda. As an experienced leader and well-organised professional, you will work well under pressure and to tight timescales. You will have excellent communication skills to engage with a wide variety of internal managers, staff and external partner agencies.

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria

  • NMC Registration
  • Masters level/ working towards and demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills
  • Evidence of Strong understanding of the safeguarding legislative process
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Demonstrate Experience at senior management level relating to corporate/ strategic and operational activity relating to safeguarding
  • Strong understanding of the Safeguarding clinical complexities and diversity of service demands and delivery.
  • Desirable criteria

  • Previous Vulnerable Adult experience at a senior level
  • Skills

    Essential criteria

  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Ability to work meet deadlines
  • Knowledge

    Essential criteria

  • High level complex Multi-Agency working
  • Perosnal Qualities

    Essential criteria

  • Ability to deal with stressful and highly complex situation.
  • To work in the UK, all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship to obtain either a Health and Care visa or Skilled Worker visa , unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply should self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship by visiting Work in the UK . If you are eligible for the Health and Care visa, application costs are lower and you do not need to pay the annual Immigration Health Surcharge.

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    Applicant requirements

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

    Welsh language skills are desirable

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