Job Description

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset.

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactivepositiverespectfulsupportivereliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)






It is an exciting time to be joining the newly transforming safeguarding service in Dorset Health Care. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of Children, Young People and Adults at risk and expects all colleagues and their staff to share this commitment. As a Trust we strive towards a “safeguarding everyone, think family” approach. We are seeking to appoint a part time Safeguarding administrator who as a team player would be comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-moving environment, and who has the skills and temperament to work in a collaborative manner across a range of both internal and external services and stakeholders.


The role will provide support to Safeguarding Service with a particular emphasis on ensuring safeguarding process is managed and stored effectively on clinical systems. Specifically, the post holder will be expected to act as the highly visible key point of support for all safeguarding practitioners working within the service. The role holder will be expected to work in accordance with Trust policies.


Responsibilities will be to provide comprehensive administrative support for the service. This will include provisions of administration, information and documentation management, facilities support, planning and organisation of meetings, data entry, collection and maintenance of evidence, taking minutes at meetings and interviews. The roles will involve collaboration with both internal and external colleagues and stakeholder, as well as wider healthcare partners across the system. The roles will require some elements of analysis and interpretation of information.


Employment in this post requires a Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.