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Specialist Safeguarding Adults Advisor

Location: CHELSEA, LONDON Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Health Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: 3070515
Your new company
You will be working for an NHS organisation based in Chelsea, London working on an interim basis for a minimum of 3 months. 

Your new role
Your new title will be a Specialist Safeguarding Adults Advisor and you will assist the Head of Adult Safeguarding in leading on the application and delivery of the national and regional safeguarding adults agenda across the Trust.

You will be responsible for:

• Providing day to day operational advice and support to staff across the Trust in regards to safeguarding and vulnerable adults concerns, MCA and DoLS

• Assist in developing standards for safe and lawful practice regarding safeguarding adults and the mental capacity act

• Contribute to the implementation of the safeguarding adults training strategy and lead on the delivery of a robust training program including safeguarding adults, MCA, DoLs, PREVENT, Learning Disabilities and care of Older Patients and other related bespoke safeguarding sessions within the Trust

• To support staff to undertake a comprehensive assessment of patients’ needs in relation to Safeguarding, MCA, DoLS, Dementia and Learning Disabilities. This includes supporting staff to raise safeguarding concerns, complete MCA assessments and make applications for DoLS

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful for this post, you will need:

• Experience of working within a safeguarding adults environment
• Experience of the mental Capacity Act and DoLS
• Experience of working in Learning Disabilities or Dementia
• Current professional registration
• Relevant Health & Social Care Qualification
• Understanding of safeguarding adults issues within and in relation to NHS Trusts

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' with an up to date CV attached. 
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