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Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children

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Fixed term 3 years
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Hollins Park
Dependent on current salary
22/06/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.

The Role:

We are delighted to offer an exciting role of Named Doctor for Safeguarding Children.

Who should apply?

The post is open to Consultant Psychiatrist and Senior Doctors who have experience in child safeguarding and Multi-disciplinary team working

Overall duties

  •  To actively participate on the work of the Trust’s safeguarding Team


  •  To work with the Medical Director to ensure that mechanisms for training and informing medical staff are used effectively to ensure that child safeguarding matters are disseminated and understood by medical staff.


  •  In conjunction with other members of the Safeguarding Team, to support and advise the Trust Board on child safeguarding matters as they relate to medical staff


This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Assistant Medical Director Jose Mathew:

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664416

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