|Salary||Up to £17.24 per hour|
|Published||18 days ago|
|Contact email||Orlaith Fogarty|
Investigating Officer required for a large public sector organisation based through a large public sector company.
Location: Belfast City Centre
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
JOB SUMMARY / MAIN PURPOSE:
- The post holder will undertake viewing of CCTV to identify and assess possible Adult Safeguarding incidents working in partnership with an aligned Designated Adult Protection Officer.
- the post holder will work with adults in both hospital and community settings to provide a Trust wide Protection response.
- the post holder will act as an Investigating Officer within the Adult Protection Team and assist other practitioners and managerial staff in the discharge of their duties under Adult Protection Policy and Procedures.
- The post holder will demonstrate a high level of competent in practice with knowledge and skills to act primarily in the role of Investigating Officer within the framework of Regional Adult Safeguarding Policy, Joint Protocol and Protection Procedures.
- The post holder will be committed to displaying flexibility and adaptability in line with responding to trust priorities
KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
The post holder will be required to carry out a range of duties which may include all or some of the following:
- Act as Investigating Officer under the Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures.
- To view CCTV to identify and assess possible Adult Safeguarding incident
- To participate in the management of a team duty system
- To demonstrate a sound value base and practice in an anti-racist, anti-discriminatory manner.
- To prioritise and manage a complex caseload.
- It is necessary to acquire a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.
- To have a comprehensive knowledge of the theoretical and legislative
- framework which underpins Adult Protection processes and procedures.
- To work alongside colleagues within community and hospital teams in order to develop skills and expertise in undertaking adult protection Investigations;
- Demonstrate and strive for a high level of practice and to contribute to the development and maintenance of sound professional practice.
- To effectively liaise with other professionals and agencies, i.e. statutory and voluntary services;
- To work with service users and carers to promote participation and inclusivity.
- To maintain appropriate records in accordance with client access regulations.
- To attend and participate in staff meetings.
- To attend and participate in adult protection case conferences and case discussions as required.
- To participate in, and contribute to, in service training programmes as required;
- To provide information for the Trust in planning, monitoring and the development of service;
- To carry out any other function which contributes to the development of the service.
1.Hold a professional qualification in Social Work (CQSW, CSS, Dip. SW) and be registered with NI Social Care Council.
Hold a professional qualification in Nursing and have current registration with the relevant professional body.
- Have a minimum 2 years' experience in a band 6 position
- Have been acting as an Investigating Officer under Adult Safeguarding Policy and Procedures or willingness to complete training when in post, or experience in the area of protection work and willing to undertake Training as Investigating Officer
- A current full driving licence valid in the UK and access to a car. This criterion will be waived in the case of an applicant whose disability prohibits driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements.
If you are interested and available for this position, please upload your CV to the link or contact Orlaith Fogarty on Orlaith.Fogarty@staffline.co.uk / 028902428240 ex. 303
To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles. As there are so many applications, unsuccessful candidates may not be contacted.
Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Staffline regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level.