Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to work for a world-renowned health service? Are you passionate about ensuring effective safeguarding? Our client is hiring a Business Support Officer for Safeguarding Adults.

About the Company:
Our client is a world-renowned healthcare service, and a customer focused organisation providing a range of professional advice and support services within the Integrated Care Board (ICB), other customers and stakeholders. The North-West London division covers the eight boroughs of NW London, bringing together health and care organisations who work to deliver their national objectives.

The division you will work for is responsible for developing a plan for meeting the health needs of the population, managing budgets and arranging for the provision of health services in NW London. Their vision is to reduce inequalities and achieve health outcomes on par with the best of global cities. To achieve this, they are focusing on local population health and strengthening integrated Borough based provision across health and social care to increase physical and mental health outcomes, promote life expectancy, quality of life, and reduce health inequalities across NW London.

The Role:
As a Business Support Officer for Safeguarding Adults, you will report to the Assistant Director for Safeguarding Adults and Children.
Your role will help to support ensuring that effective safeguarding arrangements are in place for organisations.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the smooth organisational running of the division, providing administrative support
  • Assiting the team to ensure appropriate and effective delivery of Safeguarding is delivered and maintained
  • Ensuring safeguarding information is processed and circulated to the teams as appropriate
  • Maintaining the safeguarding database and keeping it up to date
  • Providing day to day administrative support for the Safeguarding Adults team, attending meetings, taking minutes, typing correspondences/letters and sending them out
  • Acting as the point of contact for telephone calls
  • Maintaining confidential electronic filing systems and ensuring availability of relevant documents within the office
  • Advising the Safeguarding team of any concerns relating to information alerting them of pending deadlines
  • Ensuring all correspondence internally and externally is completed
  • Maintaining a system for the effective communication of information
  • Working closely with the Senior Administrator Safeguarding and to provide reciprocal cover for each other for planned and unplanned leave

As part of your mandatory training, you will be required to complete Safeguarding Children – Level 1, and Safeguarding Adults – Level 1.

About You:

  • High standard of general education and relevant experience or graduate level
  • An understanding of health services, local authority, voluntary and community sectors
  • Relevant experience, including close contact and close working with members of the public
  • Experience of providing support and being involved in specific projects
  • Working with Microsoft applications
  • Skilled in completing dedicated projects to tight deadlines, organisational abilities and Effective Minute Taking
  • You can demonstrate autonomy, such as working on your own initiative, within a team, managing your workload, and acting independently to meet deadlines
  • You can work on your own initiative and be confident in working with the team
  • You understand importance of maintaining confidentiality and trust
  • You have a professional and calm manner, able to adapt to uncertainty and change


Company Benefits:

  • Work for a world-renowned healthcare organisation delivering a world class service
  • Receive industry leading training and work for Europe’s largest employer
  • 27 day’s holiday + bank holidays (pro rata)
  • A very generous pension
  • Season ticket loans for travel
  • Cycle scheme including discounted prices
  • Health Service Discounts ranging from food, fashion, travel and mobile phones

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