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Safeguarding Adults Board Independent Chair

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: SAC1B
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: A commitment of approx. 20 days per financial year (there may be flexibility for more depending on demand) hours
  • Salary: £500 per day, A commitment of approx. 20 days per financial year (there may be flexibility for more depending on demand)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Safeguarding Adults Board – Independent Chair

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic, committed, and experienced individual to take on this role driving forward the safeguarding agenda for people in St Helens, working with partners key partners both locally and nationally.

You must be able to demonstrate strategic leaderships skills, the ability to manage and deal with a range of safeguarding matters, have experience of chairing complex multi-agency meetings and producing effective outcomes.

You must be able to challenge multi-agency practice and drive forward change and improvement by promoting a culture of learning and development, have a sound knowledge and understanding of the legislation and guidance relating to safeguarding adults.
You must ensure that the voice of people and their families are heard, and that engagement is recognised as part of the continuous improvement of multi-agency safeguarding services.

We are inviting candidates with relevant professional experience in either health, social care, or the criminal justice system. The Independent Chair will represent and promote the image and reputation of St Helens Safeguarding Adults Board and so should be an effective communicator which on occasions will include contact with members of the public and the media.

It is anticipated that this role will require the post holder to undertake on average 20 days per annum. There would need to be a degree of flexibility to fulfil the duties of the post. The role is for 2 years and will be reviewed 6 monthly with an annual appraisal with a possibility of extending for a further year.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing us at francescasmith@sthelens.gov.uk

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that the Council guarantees an interview to disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the essential criteria for the job, as detailed on the Person Specification, and will, for qualifying disabled candidates, make reasonable adjustments within the interview/selection process.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here https://www.sthelens.gov.uk/equality

St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

  • Employer: St Helens Borough Council
  • Reference: SAC1B
  • Published: Fri 03/05/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 20/05/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: A commitment of approx. 20 days per financial year (there may be flexibility for more depending on demand) hours
  • Salary: £500 per day, A commitment of approx. 20 days per financial year (there may be flexibility for more depending on demand)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: St Helens Metropolitan Council, Merseyside

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