Job Description

Exceptional new opportunities at Moorfields

Founded in 1804, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world-class centre of excellence for eye health services, ophthalmic research and education. We are true pioneers in the fight to cure blindness. Every year we treat more than 750,000 patients at City Road in central London and at 30 satellites, and, in partnership with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, we lead one of the most impactful ophthalmic research programmes in the world. We train many of the leading eye care clinicians in the UK and internationally, and have a global reputation for quality and professionalism in ophthalmic care. In addition, Moorfields operates two commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

Do you like to think outside the box and enjoy supporting and empowering staff to manage safeguarding children and young people  concerns?

Can you develop and deliver creative learning to engage staff with their safeguarding responsibilities?

Would you like to work alongside friendly like-minded safeguarding professionals with a can do attitude?

Building on the previous post holder’s success imbedding the new safeguarding children advisor role into Moorfields, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative individual to come and join the team.

The successful candidate will benefit from a supportive team environment and opportunities to use their existing knowledge and skills in the context of safeguarding children and young people in an ambulatory model in a single speciality multi sited Tertiary Trust.

To be short listed you will have demonstrated within your application supporting statement the potential challenges of safeguarding in a single speciality Tertiary Trust.

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity.


This post will be subject to a probationary period of 6 months.

During the probationary period, your suitability for continued employment will be assessed and provided a satisfactory standard is achieved and maintained, your employment will be confirmed. The probationary period may be extended

Or your employment terminated either during or at the end of probation, in line with the trust Probationary Policy. For the duration of the probation period, the notice period will be in line with contractual obligations on either side.

For more information and to apply please visit:

Work for us | Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application