Manchester Foundation Trust is a leading provider of community, acute tertiary and specialist healthcare services in Manchester.
The Trust aims to become the leading integrated health, teaching, research and innovation campus in the NHS.
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and skilled practitioner with an interest in further developing their safeguarding experience within an established Safeguarding Service.
The wider Safeguarding Team encompasses Children’s Community and Acute Services, Looked After Children, Adult Community and Acute Services and Midwifery Services.
We are seeking an individual to join the Children's Acute area of the service.
To succeed you will need excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to critically analyse and record information in a concise accurate manner.
You will need to be able to comfortably work under pressure, and be able to adapt to prioritisng demands often within tight deadlines and adept at prioritising and working flexibly often to a tight deadline, you will be supported to further your own professional knowledge and skills within this specialised area.
There is a recognised induction, support system and supervision requirement within the team to ensure that you will be supported to carry out the role effectively.
We require a highly motivated, committed and flexible practitioner to work with health and multi-agency colleagues to ensure provision of safe and effective services to safeguard vulnerable children across the City of Manchester and all children accessing MFT Hospital Services.
You will provide safeguarding training, leadership, advice, supervision and expertise to health practitioners across the Trust and should have an ability to effectively challenge practice and promote the embedding of safeguarding principles into every day professional practice.
We are looking for a Registered Nurse who is educated to degree level or working towards a degree with experience in the field of Children’s Safeguarding.
You should have evidence of on-going professional development and training undertaken in respect of safeguarding and must have recent experience of working directly with children, young people and their families within an acute or community setting.
You must be able to demonstrate the ability to work well within a team environment and also be able to work autonomously as the role requires.