Public Protection Advisor (Learning and Development) – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Public Protection Team for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Health Visitor, Midwife, or Registered Nurses to undertake the duties of Public Protection Advisor who has a specialist interest in Learning and Development. The Public Protection Health Service consists of 3 key teams, Child Protection Team, Adult Support and Protection Team and Multi- Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC).

In addition to providing support with learning and development you will have role as a Public Protection Advisor within the Public Protection Team

To apply you must be educated to a degree level with (or be working towards) a specialist Post Graduate Qualification in Adult/ Child Protection such as a Post Graduate Certificate or Diploma. We are seeking applicants who have evidence of professional development and who have an interest in Public Protection work.

We are a passionate, supportive and progressive team who are committed to service improvement. The team is made up of a Chief Nurse for Public Protection, Lead Nurse for Child and Adult Protection, 7.4 WTE Child Protection Advisors, 2 Adult Support and Protection Advisors and 2.5 administration assistants. We offer a robust mentorship programme to support new members to the team. You will be allocated a mentor to support your learning and practice for a period of time which will be mutually agreed. Following this mentorship period you will work with minimal supervision but within a team who adopt a supportive and reflective learning culture and peer supervision models to support the complex nature of this work.
We are committed to staff wellbeing and supporting professional development.

The Public Protection Advisor role aims to ensure all staff within both adult and children’s services in NHS Ayrshire and Arran recognise their role and responsibility in protecting children and Vulnerable adults and can respond appropriately. The post will require you to work closely with other health professionals as well as those from other agencies in an area of practice that is challenging and emotionally sensitive and as such applicants should be emotionally attuned to the impact of the work on others. This post will have a lead role in Public Protection Learning and Development and promote a strategy for education, policy and service development within NHS Ayrshire and Arran

You will be operationally managed and receive professional and clinical leadership from the Lead Nurses. A car driver is essential for this role.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme is a condition of this post and the successful applicant(s) will require to join the scheme prior to appointment. Further information can also be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Anne Murphy, Lead Nurse for Child Protection [email protected] 01562 826001. All correspondence will be sent by email. We have experienced some issues with personal email addresses and there is no guarantee correspondence will be sent to your inbox. It is therefore your responsibility to check all email folders including your junk folder as we have no control over which folder the correspondence will be sent to.

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
EU Settlement Scheme – EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
EU Settlement Scheme – EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021. As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021

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