Have you got experience of working within a safeguarding environment?
Do you have the ability to remain objective, impartial, resilient and assertive to achieve outcomes?
We have an opportunity for a Multi-Agency Advance Practitioner to join our Victims and Safeguarding department.
In this role you will be attending multi-agency safeguarding meetings discussing safety planning, safeguarding investigations and multi-agency approaches to reduce risk and vulnerability.
You will be working closely with operational staff within the victims and safeguarding hubs, alongside sharing information with key stakeholders.
In this role, your main responsibilities will be:
Attending multi-agency strategy meetings to ensure appropriate actions are undertaken and measures are in place to safeguard vulnerable people
Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues and partner agencies to deliver best practice and support problem solving
Ensuring multi-agency safeguarding strategies and recording information is carried out in line with relevant legislation and force policy
Contributing to relevant strategic reports and reviews as appropriate maintaining quality assurance within the unit.
Skills, experience and qualifications required:
Ability to demonstrate an understanding of Safeguarding and Victim Care legislation and working with multi-agency partners for the safeguarding management of vulnerable people
Experience of completing complex risk assessments and applying risk management strategies
Experience of chairing and participating in multi-agency meetings and gathering accurate information to produce written documentation
Skilled communicator with the ability to build relationships with colleagues and partner agencies both verbally and in writing
Ability to effectively prioritise your own workload and achieve deadlines
The successful candidate will be required to work at different times at Bridgwater Police Station, Express Park, and also The Town Hall, Weston-Super-Mare. This is a blended role and work will involve home based working alongside work in these offices.
To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.
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Blended Working/ Hybrid Working
Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. All applicants must reside within the UK.
C2016 S01 Multi Agency Advance Practitioner- Job Description.pdf – 182KB
Important information before you commence an application (for external applicants)
You will require the following detail to complete this application form:
National Insurance Number
Identification Detail e.g. passport
Address information including proof
Full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained
Tattoos – you will also be requested to provide photos and describe of any visible tattoos you have
If the role requires you to drive you will also be required to upload details from your full driving licence including photos.
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