Adults Head of Safeguarding – South of London

  • Job Reference: 25241850-2
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2017
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Surrey
  • Salary: £63,439
  • Bonus/Benefits: £63439/annum Additional Benefits Available
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client based in Surrey has a new and exciting position for a highly experienced and passionate Safeguarding expert to join their team on a full time permanent basis.
This role will give you the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the development of a professional culture, through inspirational leadership, that embeds safeguarding at the heart practice whilst raising standards across the service and jointly with partners.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Adult Social Care, you will need to develop strong relationships at both strategic and operational levels, have first class knowledge of your specialism and strong leadership skills. You will be expected to lead on training, be confident in making presentations and contribute to the development of practice guidance, policy and procedure.
We are looking for someone who is an effective communicator with the ability to write reports, analyse data and interpret the implications of and ensure compliance with national, local and regional guidance, regulation, statute and case law. You will have the skills necessary to ensure consistent practice compliance and to monitor, update and improve performance. You will have significant experience of managing safeguarding, and using performance tools to maintain high standards of delivery in order that partners and the residents of Surrey are involved in expressing, and seeing delivery on, what they believe will enable them to feel, and be, safer.
You will have a proven track record of specialist safeguarding practice and demonstrable experience of supervision and management of staff.
In return for all of your skills, enthusiasm and commitment we will support you to take your career to the next level. We are able to offer a competitive salary of £63,439- GBP per Year as well as staff benefits, opportunity for career development, excellent training including a thorough induction and an essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.
If you would like to find out more or wish to apply for this position please call (Apply online only) / or send your CV through this advert