Cygnet was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of health and social care services for young people and adults with mental health needs, acquired brain injuries, eating disorders, autism and learning disabilities within the UK.

The Cygnet Group Central Safeguarding Team is recruiting a new Named Nurse for Safeguarding Children (including Looked after Children) and Adults (National). The role reports into the Head of Safeguarding and works alongside the Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults and Children, a Named Professional for Safeguarding Adults and MCA (Social Care), dedicated site based colleagues and the central team is further supported by a Safeguarding Administrator.

The Named Nurse will work across the organisation to support colleagues and Safeguarding Leads with safeguarding adults as well as providing expert advice to Safeguarding Leads in the inpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS).

The Central Safeguarding Team adopts a Think Family, life course and ‘Transitional Safeguarding’ approach, and the Named Nurse will support colleagues to be cognisant and work in line with these approaches.

This national role is an opportunity to support colleagues working across a wide variety of mental health services. This role is a remote working role, IT equipment and phone will be provided. Travel will be required to attend sites across the UK as well as meetings in UK-wide locations; driving a car and using public transport required; occasional staying away from home overnight during the week may be required where virtual meetings are not facilitated by external stakeholders.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • An opening to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free Health Cash plan
  • 24 hours free GP support line
  • Free life assurance cover
  • Free eye tests
  • Car lease discounts
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Free mortgage broker and Insurance cover
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee NHS – discount savings & “Cycle to Work” scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below or send your CV to lenastreet@cygnethealth.co.uk

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Job Reference: CYG33658

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