Safeguarding Support Officer

Greenwich, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS0306_1622743891
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-06-03
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-02
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Safeguarding Support Officer for the Adult's team in Greenwich.

Main duties:

  • To proactively contribute to the day-to-day work of the Safeguarding Adults Team, ensuring enquiries and referrals are dealt with in a timely manner, with effective decision-making, signposting, processing & monitoring; in line with team and departmental operational policies and procedures.
  • To effectively deliver a range of team rotas, including the team duty rota.
  • To liaise with Safeguarding Adults Managers, for guidance and direction in relation to case issues.
  • To ensure confidentiality of information relating to adults at risk, in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
  • Contribute to the safety of adults at risk in the borough with active input in meetings, panels, projects and initiatives with Safeguarding Adults Board partners, working together in partnership with people who need safeguarding support, the broader community and across organisations.
  • To support the preparation and delivery of training for inductions, briefings and courses, relating to adult safeguarding.
  • To support the development of awareness-raising initiatives relating to adult safeguarding. To develop and maintain an expert knowledge of issues relating to adult safeguarding as defined by the Care Act 2014 and the London Multi-Agency Policy and Procedures for Safeguarding Adults, and other relevant legislation such as the Care Act, the Human Rights Act and Mental Capacity Act.


  • Must have recent local authority experience

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