Job Description

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£55,903 – £61,996 a year

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Additional leave
Company pension
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
Free parking
Life insurance

Full Job Description

Named Nurse for Safeguarding (grade 8a) required for an ‘outstanding’ service supporting children and young people with complex needs in the Epsom area of Surrey.

Towns close by include #epsom #lowerkingswood #ashsteadpark #tadworth

What does the role offer:

  • Permanent full time role 37.5hrs a week
  • 35 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays, but amounts to 27 days + bank holidays) – leave allowance increases every 5 years
  • £55,903 – £61,996 per annum, (dependent on experience and inclusive of inner London weighting)
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised food
  • On-site accommodation is available to new staff re-locating to the area (subject to availability and terms & conditions).
  • Flexible benefits platform, where all staff directly employed can take full advantage of a whole host of money-saving discounts and a centralised Wellbeing Centre, whilst celebrating one another’s successes through their recognition e-cards.
  • Employee assistance programme – All employees can take advantage of an Employee Assistance Programme (BHSF) for access to free and confidential advisory and counselling services.
  • Free occupational health service (to include flu clinics, driver medical checks, night worker surveillance checks, and access to a physiotherapist)
  • Wellbeing programme – To help support the wellbeing of staff, various initiatives and events are promoted and delivered throughout the year, with the aim of addressing our four strategic themes: financial; emotional; physical; and social wellbeing.
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Recognition and long service awards
  • Pension – the employer operates various pension schemes for all employees including a voluntary scheme with Aviva whereby the employer contributes 6% of gross salary and employees contribute 4%. New employees may opt to remain in the NHS Scheme and/or the Teacher’s Pension. All other employees will be auto-enrolled into the companies Personal Pension
  • Subsidised on-site nursery
  • Professional development -Employees can apply for a bursary to help fund relevant qualifications to help further develop their careers.

What is involved:

  • As the Named Nurse for Safeguarding, you will continue to shape collaborative working practices across clinical services to provide consistent and robust standards of safeguarding.
  • You will ensure that recommendations from regulatory and professionals safeguarding standards are implemented.
  • You will work in partnership with the Designated Safeguarding Lead and be fully supported by the Senior Leadership Team who understand the need to foster a culture of safeguarding and who understand the challenges. This will be a key role in ensuring quality safeguarding for all children and adults at risk.
  • Alongside the Designated Safeguarding Lead , you will support all activities necessary to ensure the organisation meets its responsibilities to safeguard children and young people.
  • You will be strategic in nature but with an operational focus, who will work closely with professionals and partner organisations to deliver a comprehensive safeguarding function.
  • You will play a key role in promoting excellent professional practice within the organisation, providing advice, support, supervision and expertise for fellow professionals and ensure safeguarding training and supervision is in place from board to floor.

****Full job description can be provided if interested****

What experience and skills do you need:

  • Must be a registered Nurse and ideally hold an MSC
  • Completion of post-registration training in safeguarding children and young people required (including law, policy and practice at Level 2 or PGDip)
  • Should be currently practising in field of safeguarding
  • Experience of leading on the management of complex safeguarding issues
  • Experience of effective partnership working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of high-level multi-agency working:
  • The role requires a high level of legal literacy of the Children Act, Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Looked after Children and family law that interface with the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults’ agenda
  • Ideally, a driver due to site location, although if you can make alternative arrangements to travel to enable reliability this is not essential.

If you may be interested please apply and we will call you back for an informal chat about the role.

Alternatively, please feel free to share our information with any friends who you feel may be suitably experienced and interested as we operate a recommend a friend scheme where you and the person you refer can earn £100 of store vouchers each.

Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £55,903.00-£61,996.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • 8 hour shift

Application deadline: 30/10/2022