Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
L7F9 E7944 Pennine Safeguarding
Daisyfield Mill
£40,428 to £48,514 pa
27/02/2018 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

Nursing & Quality Directorate 


Safeguarding and Protecting Adults and Children 

Named Nurse, Safeguarding Children

A vacancy has arisen within the Trust for a highly skilled Safeguarding Children Named Nurse to support Lancashire Care Foundation Trust’s (LCFT) commitment to safeguard and protect vulnerable Adults, Children and Families. 


Safeguarding is a valued and integral part of multi-disciplinary working across the Trust. The post involves opportunities to contribute to wider practice development and initiatives. 

LCFT is seeking a professional who values, and is committed to: providing advice, support, training, and clinical supervision to a wide range of health professionals to protect children. 

Safeguarding is integral to Governance arrangements within LCFT and we are looking for someone with a commitment to high standards and belief in delivering reliable and quality service provision in an area of work that is demanding and challenging but rewarding. We require a person with a proven track record of commitment to safeguarding as well as experience in the effective management of complex case support, and protection issues as part of a caseload.  

Applicants should have experience of working with situations that may present challenges for services and staff. Applicants should have an understanding of the national and local issues involved in safeguarding children and a proven ability to engage in effective multi-disciplinary teamwork. 

The post is currently based at Daisyfield Mill, Blackburn, however, the postholder will be required to work from additional bases within the organization. 

This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB Clearance.





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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

Jo Counsell

Safeguarding Operational Lead Nurse

Tel:     01772 777968

Mob:   07538 022778


Lisa Robinson

Business Admin Manager (Safeguarding)

Tel: 07951 118400



If you have problems applying, contact

01772 676124