Adult Safeguarding Coordinator - Monmouthshire

2021-12-14 18:26:142022-02-16Hoop Recruitment
Job TypeContract Full Time
AreaUsk, United KingdomUskUnited Kingdom
SectorSocial Work - Adult
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserSarah Leigh
Job RefV36102

Adult Safeguarding Coordinator

South Wales

Part time

Pay rate to be discussed 

Monmouthshire Council are seeking to recruit an Adult Safeguarding Coordinator to join their Adult Safeguarding Team. This is a part time opportunity, to start in January. Pay rate for this role is up to £35 per hour dependent upon experience. This opportunity allows for remote working where viable.

We are looking for someone who is committed to promoting the safety and wellbeing
of adults to ensure that they are able to live their own lives whilst being safeguarded
from abuse and neglect. This will require skills and knowledge but also a value base
which puts people at the centre of your work. This is a developing service as a result of the requirements under The Social Services and Well-being Act (Wales) 2014 and the newly launched Wales Safeguarding Procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
You will be expected to:

  • Be a positive, enthusiastic and value based practitioner who is keen to develop Safeguarding practice in your own professional role and support Safeguarding awareness across the Authority
  • Work with current processes whilst supporting the development of new roles and working practices within the Adult Safeguarding team
  • To ensure the effective provision of support and guidance in respect of safeguarding queries to external agencies, adult social care staff and the public via telephone, face to face and in writing
  • Act as Lead Co-ordinator in complex Safeguarding cases in order to ensure quality outcomes for adults at risk
  • To coordinate any large scale/complex investigations, consistent with the relevant statutory guidance and national and local procedures
  • To coordinate and chair safeguarding strategy meetings where required
  • To establish close working relationships with statutory and independent sector providers, Health, Police and officers in other council departments
  • To support the implementation of the newly launched safeguarding procedures

(a more detailed job description available)

To apply for this role you will need to hold a social work qualification or have significant experience in appropriate protection services e.g police. You will need to hold an enhanced DBS on the update service or be prepared to apply for a DBS. 3 years of references will also need to be supplied. Contact Sarah Leigh at Hoop Social Work on 02922 400519 for more information.


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