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Safeguarding in Partnership Officer

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 07/05/2021 12:00
£34,728 pa
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Social Care - Adult Service
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Safeguarding in Partnership Team, South Tyneside
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Closing date:
7 May

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This job is closed for applications.

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Safeguarding in Partnership Officer
(Safeguarding in Partnership Team, South Tyneside)
£34,728 pa

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our South Tyneside multi-disciplinary journey and work in our newly established Safeguarding in Partnership Team, receiving referrals from professionals and members of the public concerning adults, who through certain life choices are placing themselves at significant risk of serious harm to their health and wellbeing.

The overall objective of the post is to facilitate positive change by working in a creative way to engage some of the most disenfranchised adults at risk of serious harm through lifestyle choices. Through the strength of a highly person centred, patient and persistent approach, you will enable the adult to navigate professional systems, be an accessible choice promoter and use the trusting relationship to lever longer term change.

Our aim is to work with all our partners and deliver Practice to be Proud of to support the people of South Tyneside to Live Better Lives. We remain committed to developing a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, of openness and transparency and of inspirational leadership, grounded in our values and behaviour framework: Moving Forward Together: Our Values; Our Behaviours; Our Future. We want to recruit people who share this aim and provide them with the training and development to do their jobs to the best of their abilities.

If you are a suitably qualified and experienced and are committed to adults having choice and control over their support, maximising opportunities for independence and well-being and wish to be part of an organisation that focuses on best practice and aspires to be the best, then this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Lisa Naisbet, Safeguarding Adults Manager on (0191) 424 4081.

South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

Closing date: Noon, 7 May 2021.

Interviews: Week commencing 24 May 2021.

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