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Lead Nurse for Safeguarding Adults

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Safeguarding HUB (Dept)
Milton Keynes
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata
Salary period
13/05/2021 23:59

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours.  At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible working opportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.


An opportunity has arisen for an experienced senior nurse to join the Corporate Safeguarding and Quality Nursing team at Milton Keynes University Hospital.

Safeguarding can be complex and challenging, requiring the ability to draw on specialist knowledge and skills to provide care and support across a persons lifespan.

This post sits within the corporate safeguarding hub and reports to the Head of Nursing for Quality and Safeguarding and supported by the wider safeguarding team including children, young people and maternity to promote Think Family across the organisation..

The post holder will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating arrangements for safeguarding Adults across the Trust, promoting and embedding the safeguarding Think Family agenda. You will need to monitor and co-ordinate mental capacity assessments and Deprivation of Liberty and contribute to safeguarding training including Prevent training.

You will be an excellent communicator and be able to demonstrate the ability to work corporately and collaboratively, engaging with a wide cross section of internal and external stakeholders.

Milton Keynes University Hospital works in close partnership with MK Together ensuring engagement and collaboration across health, social care, police and voluntary sectors to improve the safeguarding and outcomes for the people of Milton Keynes. This post is key to these developments and provides an opportunity for you to develop professionally and be involved with the local initiatives for safeguarding.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

For further information and informal discussions please contact:

Nadean Marsh Head of Nursing for Quality and Safeguarding

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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