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Designated Children’s Lead for Safeguarding (Remote working)

North West England
Closing date
19 May 2022

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We are excited to be supporting an NHS organisation with above post, the role is remote working and can be looked at on a part time basis.

A senior post within the organisation, reporting to the Chief Nurse, lead the provision of a high quality, safe, effective, and professional Safeguarding Children’s function capable of meeting all statutory, regulatory and NHS requirements for the organisation.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Manage the safeguarding children function, including developing and managing the annual work plan, progress and dashboard reporting, risk, and issue management;
  • Designing and delivering appropriate safeguarding children assurance and governance systems within allocated area and the local health system;
  • Working with local Councils and other partners through local Safeguarding Children Partnerships to ensure children in the borough grow up in a safe and healthy environment;
  • Ensure the CCGs follow Working Together to safeguard children guidance and fulfils Section 11 of the Children Act 2004 requirements;
  • Responsible for regular performance reporting, annual reports, and exception reports through agreed committee structures;
  • Ensure that the Governing Body and staff of the CCG receive appropriate training and supervision, where appropriate, in child safeguarding;
  • Work with and support Directors, Clinical Leads, project leads, commissioners, NHS England and colleagues in other CCGs and providers;
  • Commit to working and engaging constructively with internal and external stakeholders on a range of contentious issues;
  • Responsible for supporting the commissioning of projects and procurement of services to support project delivery;
  • Responsible for developing policy and procedure in the area the job holder is currently working on at a point in time, including briefings, commissioning, business, or resources.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Registered clinical professional and member of relevant professional body;
  • Evidence of continuing professional development post qualifying;
  • Experience in public speaking and presenting to a wide range of audiences;
  • Demonstrable experience of undertaking complex clinical investigations, risk management assessments and/or clinical governance;
  • Able to work on own initiative with ability to prioritise, problem solve and manage own workload effectively.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate.


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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