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Council Job Vacancies

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Job title:
Head of Safeguarding Adults
Job reference:
People's Services
SCP 52 - 55
From: 47,632 To: 51,041 per annum
37 per week
Closing date:


St. Helens Council wishes to appoint a new Head of Safeguarding Adults. Embedded within the Safeguarding Adults Unit, you will lead and manage a committed group of professionals, helping to shape forward thinking and innovative practice in this area and ensure quality interventions are maintained, which will lead to positive and personalised outcomes for the individuals we support.

The new Head of Safeguarding will be positive, enthusiastic and proactive. You will be expected to demonstrate an in depth knowledge of legislation, evidence based practice, current developments and research.

The Head of Safeguarding will work closely with the Independent Chair of the Safeguarding Adults Board, the board members and the Senior Management Team, taking a lead on performance and quality assurance, practice developments, public information and training with regards to safeguarding adults.

The successful candidate will have at least five years relevant post qualification experience of complex casework with adults and their families. Additionally, you will have strong communication and leadership skills demonstrating a proven track record of developing and delivering quality social care services.

For a confidential and informal discussion about this role please contact Rachel Cleal on 01744 676567

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