The safeguarding team at UHBW provide expert safeguarding children, adults and Mental Capacity Act, advice, support, supervision, and training for to all disciplines of staff across all the trust hospital sites (Bristol &Weston).

The role is wide ranging and varied, with no two days being the same. In the morning the team could be supporting clinical staff in manging a complex inpatient case, safety planning with partner agencies (social care & police) and then attending departmental meetings or delivering specialist training in the afternoon.

This is a valued and vital role within the trust and requires individuals who are adaptable, resilient, and excellent communicators.

You have, or be keen to develop, an expert safeguarding knowledge to support colleagues fulfil their safeguarding responsibilities, with the support of the current well- established, supportive, and experienced safeguarding team.

If you’re unsure, have a go at our 5 question quiz to make sure this is the right role for you!

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Are you passionate about safeguarding?
Could you work in an environment where no two days are the same?
Have you got what it takes to be part of a dynamic, problem solving and forward thinking Multidisciplinary team that is well respected within the Trust?
Would you like to be part of a team that have an extensive clinical background/ skills/knowledge and is embedded in the culture of the Trust?
Do you believe that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility?
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Staff Benefits

The Trust is delighted to offer you a wide range of flexible benefits as outlined below:

  • We understand that life is not all about work, so in return for your hard work and dedication you will benefit from 27 days annual leave (increasing on length of service) plus bank holidays.
  • Industry leading pension scheme.
  • Access to a multitude of local and national NHS Benefits and Discounts.
  • Extra authorised unpaid Annual Leave.
  • Cycle Salary Sacrifice Scheme.
  • Blue Light Card Discounts
  • Car Park Discounts.


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