Job Description

Main area:

    • Safeguarding Practitioner


    • : Band 7


    • : Permanent: Monday to Friday – office hours


    • : 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Job ref

    • : 201-21-1178


    : Carew House, Bodmin

    • : Bodmin


    • : £40,057 – £45,839 Per annum

Salary period

    • : Yearly


    : 19/12/2021 23:59

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • Improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by working in partnership and creating opportunities for our citizens.
  • Provide safe, high quality, timely and compassionate care and support, in local communities wherever possible, and informed by experience of people who use services.
  • Make Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly a great place to work in health and social care.
  • Working efficiently so health and care funding give maximum benefits.
  • Create the underpinning infrastructure and capabilities that are critical to delivering high quality care and support.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

At the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.  In addition,  although the role advertised may have a ‘home’ office base indicated, we remain committed to supporting flexibility around workplace locations. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

 An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced practitioner to join the Integrated Safeguarding Services.

The role will provide efficient, visible and effective adult Safeguarding Services. Ensuring service users and staff have access to, and receive, timely and high quality information, advice and signposting in relation to safeguarding concerns.

The post includes liaising with front line staff to receive, manage and respond to safeguarding concerns in line with Trust policy and procedures, recognised best practice and legal frameworks.  Working closely with staff and managers to address any safeguarding concerns and issues in a timely and efficient way to achieve the best possible outcome.

Central to the role is ensuring effective communication between health care, statutory and voluntary services, and ensuring that safeguarding is made personal for the adults involved.

The post holder will:

  • The post holder will be responsible for supporting Adult Safeguarding processes for adult mental health
  • The post holder will be based in the specialty of Safeguarding working as part of the Integrated Safeguarding Service
  • The post holder will provide line management and deputize for senior colleagues
  • The post holder will be an experienced practitioner
  • The post holder will work under the supervision of the adult and child safeguarding leads

This is a full-time post working 37.5 hours per week. Flexible/part time working applications will be considered. For further information please contact: Lerryn Udy, Advanced Nurse for Mental Health and Complex Cases, manager of adult mental health safeguarding via or 07789 876247