£44,838 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4BB.
This role is also available as a secondment opportunity.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
The Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board helps and protects adults in Surrey who have care and support needs and who are experiencing, or are at risk of, abuse or neglect. The Board ensures there are effective processes in place to prevent and respond to abuse and neglect, raises awareness of the importance of safeguarding through publicity campaigns and has a multi-agency training programme in place to give staff the right skills to safeguard adults.
The Board is a membership of senior managers / directors of relevant agencies including amongst others Adult Social Care, Health and the Police. Representatives from Surrey's carers groups, disability groups and older people's groups are members of the Board and ensure the voices of adults at risk, their families and carers are heard. It is a statutory Board that ensures that there is effective Safeguarding of adults at risk.
We currently have a vacancy for the role of Surrey Safeguarding Adults Board Manager.
We are looking for someone with considerable experience of operational safeguarding and understanding of the Board role, function, responsibilities and processes. Experience of multi-disciplinary working is also essential.
In this role you will need the ability to analyse, interpret and advise the board chair and board partners on the impact of complex safeguarding statute, guidance and legislation for their processes, practice and policies. You will also need to have experience of writing complex reports and the ability to analyse data.
We are looking for someone who understands the need for the board to work in partnership and has the ability to write, edit and review policy and procedures. Supervisory and/or management experience would be an advantage but a willingness to embrace training on coaching approach to management and supervision would be welcomed.
In return for all of your skills, enthusiasm and commitment we will support you to take your career to the next level. We offer a competitive salary, opportunity for progression, excellent training including a thorough induction, essential training matrix linked to your role and professional development plans.
In Adult Social Care we value our staff and as part of that commitment we ensure all our staff have a full induction. The induction programme is designed to ensure new starters complete their mandatory training and are equipped with the skills and knowledge to undertake their new role. The programme will consist of a variety of classroom training, E-Learning and workplace shadowing opportunities.
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For an informal discussion contact Amy McLeod on 07976 357941 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on Sunday 28th July.
Interviews will take place the week commencing 5th August.
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