Maternity Safeguarding Administrator
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
London
2h ago

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is a community focused provider of local and acute care, providing high quality services to over one million people living across the London boroughs of Lewisham, Greenwich and Bexley.

With a turnover of around £700 million, we provide services at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich, University Hospital Lewisham and a range of community settings in Lewisham.

We also provide some services at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup.

The Trust has 7,000 staff and, in 2020, won a London NHS Parliamentary Award in recognition of a wide range of initiatives to make the organisation a great place to work.

The Trust was also a finalist in the 2021 Health Service Journal Awards for this programme, which has succeeded in reducing vacancy rates from a high of 17.

5% in 2018 to 8.1% at the time of writing. In addition, the Trust’s staff retention is now in the top five in London, with 89% of staff staying at the organisation, against a median of 81% for peer organisations.

Job title Maternity Safeguarding Administrator

Area of Work Maternity Safeguarding team

Employer - Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

Department - Women’s and Sexual Health

Location Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Pay Band 3 Agenda for change (Increments include outer cost of living allowance)

Hours Part time 0.8 WTE (30hrs / week)

Closing date 01.08.21

These are exciting times and with the recent expansion and remodelling of Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, an opportunity has arisen for a Safeguarding Administrator to join our Multi-Professional Safeguarding Team in its deliverance of high quality care to our women and their families.

All of our staff work within our Trust Values; treating all women and their families with respect and compassion; providing high quality, safe effective care.

As a team we are respectful of our colleague’s views and work collaboratively to encourage innovation in all we do.

This role comprises working within a maternity safeguarding team delivering high quality care to women and their families.

You will assist the Specialist Safeguarding Midwives and the Named Midwife for Safeguarding to provide comprehensive administrative support for the Maternity Safeguarding Team.

Closing Date : 01.08.21

Testing : Virtual (date TBC)

Interview date : Virtual (date TBC)

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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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