Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children

  • Job Reference: 6928290
  • Date Posted: 14 February 2020
  • Recruiter: London
  • Location: London, Greater London, England
  • Salary: £230 to £270 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: £230 - 270 per day
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contract Requirement

Named Nurse, Safeguarding Children

Venn Group are currently working with an NHS organisation in London who are looking for a Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children to join the team immediately.

Duration: 4 months initially


The Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children will be responsible for:  

  • Providing expert safeguarding children advice, clinical and supervisory support to staff on child protection issues
  • Contributing to and providing training within the Integrated Care Organisation and the Local Children’s Safeguarding Board to all staff involved in safeguarding children
  • Working with relevant service staff to reduce the level of risk and inform the Named Nurse Child Protection of any identified risks
  • Leading in applying learning to practice from best practice, innovations, successes, critical incidents and serious case reviews
  • Ensuring that staff are using relevant policies and procedures in their work to safeguard children
  • Having a clear understanding of the law in relation to confidentiality and the Data Protection Act and advise staff appropriately in respect of managing sensitive and highly confidential data


It is essential that the Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children must have the following skills and experience:

  • Expert knowledge and evidence of continuing professional development in working with vulnerable families and risk assessment in practice
  • Teaching qualification and experience training health care professionals
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team
  • Experience of case responsibility for children on child protection plans
  • Experience around multi agency working
  • Knowledge of Current child protection policies & procedures

If you are interested in this position please send your updated CV to nmurton@venngroup.com or call Natalie Murton on 020 7557 7667.