Salary £31,000 + £3,633 ILW
Job Reference turningp/TP/134/1237
Contract Type Permanent
Closing Date 17 November, 2020
Job Category Management and Leadership
Business Unit Substance Misuse
Location Hackney, United Kingdom
Date posted 03 November, 2020
Contract Details Full Time
Working Hours 37
At Turning Point, we are recognised leaders in helping people recover from addiction and gain control of their lives. By providing the right support at the right time, and making sure that people can find all the help they need, we have grown into one of the largest providers of substance misuse services in England and Wales. Right now, we are now looking for a talented Safeguarding Manager to work within our community-based substance misuse services in the City of London and Hackney.
The service is delivered in partnership with Mind CHWF and London Friend and there is a focus on partnership working throughout the service to support those in the local community who need assistance to achieve their goals. We deliver treatment and support across the neighbourhoods ensuring a holistic and inclusive approach to recovery in this service.
Passionate about people, you’ll enjoy the opportunity and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress in your career within a social enterprise. So if you’re ambitious and ready for a fresh challenge with a sector leader then this could be the opportunity for you.
To assist in delivering TP’s Substance Misuse strategy within an integrated service which reflects our person centred values and the high levels of ambition we have both for the recovery of the individuals for whom we provide support and the development of our own staff.
Inducting new staff using the Safeguarding Lead Checklist
Chairing Safeguarding Meetings
Management & review of the service safeguarding log using a MultiDisciplinary Team approach
Oversight and management of the service Safeguarding Audit and Safeguarding specific action-plan
Strategic oversight of Safeguarding Pathways including agreeing information sharing protocols and developing process diagrams
Liaising with WSCB, SLSCB and Adult Safeguarding Boards
Delivering Safeguarding coaching and training for all staff
Liaison with maternity services to provide pre-birth plans in line with the Wiltshire pre-birth protocol
Monthly reviews of clients open to DA service, the PAUSE service and our service.
Working closely with Risk & Assurance, HR and Learning and Development departments to ensure safeguarding issues are managed appropriately within services and staff members are competent and confident to follow policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding.
Facilitating occasional best practice developments forums, ensuring that learning is shared.
Ensure that safeguarding processes are implemented and used in accordance with stated policies, procedures and regulations so that the service achieves its compliance obligations
By working closely with healthcare professionals such as GPs and social services, your dedication will make a better future.
The Ideal Candidate
An inspiring role model, we’ll expect you to already have experience of Safeguarding within a drug and alcohol setting. Building relationships with colleagues, commissioners and service users alike will be a big part of what you do, we’re also looking for a Safeguarding Manager who can confidently engage and influence people.
Why Turning Point?
As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.
Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.
We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.
Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don’t just offer you a job – we offer you a career.
What Benefits Will I Receive?
Of course, we know it’s not about the money. But that doesn’t mean we don’t reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:
Comprehensive opportunities to learn and develop, with silver accreditation from Investors in People
31 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 33 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
Flexible benefit options including cycle to work schemes and season ticket loans
Competitive pension and life assurance schemes
Employee assistance programme and access to online health and wellbeing support
Flexible working patterns to support work-life balance
Access to a wide range of discounts, including cinema tickets, grocery and high-street shopping and gym memberships
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.
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