Multi Agency Advanced Practitioner

  • Full time
  • Bristol, UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • May 10, 2021
  • £29,793 - £31,725

Multi Agency Advanced Practitioner

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?

This role is responsible for providing a consistent attendance at multiagency safeguarding meetings where discussion regarding safety planning, safeguarding investigations and a multi-agency approach to reducing risk and vulnerability.

The role will require close working with operational staff within the victims and safeguarding hubs, alongside closer working and information sharing with key stakeholders.

Bristol, Bridewell Police Station Bristol – BS1 2AA

Main Responsibilities:

  • Represent the view of the constabulary at multi agency strategy meetings to ensure that appropriate actions are undertaken and measures are in place to safeguard vulnerable people.
  • To chair as required multi agency meetings, representing the constabulary’s assessment of safeguarding needs of vulnerable adults and children.
  • To receive, assess and decide on the level of disclosure of information required to be released under the appropriate legislation and/or policy.
  • Develop and improve processes.
  • Contribute to relevant strategic reports and reviews as appropriate maintaining quality assurance within the unit.
  • Ensure that information for multi-agency meetings is recorded and updated in line with legal requirements and force policy.

 

Experience and Qualifications:  

  • Ability to demonstrate an operational level understanding of Safeguarding and Victim Care legislation and multi-agency working practices.
  • Experience of completing complex risk assessment and applying risk management strategies.
  • Experience of working with multi-agency partners for the risk and safeguarding management of vulnerable people.
  • Experience of chairing and participating in multi-agency meetings to represent the views of your organisation.
  • Experience of collating accurate information and producing complex and concise written documentation in a timely manner.
  • Experience of developing and managing your own workload with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities in order to achieve deadlines.
  • An ability to remain objective, impartial, resilient and assertive to achieve outcomes.

 

Please note that you may be exposed to material of a distressing nature.

Working pattern – Flexible working, full time, part time and job share applications will be considered. Please specify if you are seeking an arrangement other than full time and how you anticipate this may be managed in the role you are applying for.

If an internal applicant who is at risk of redundancy / in need of redeployment has applied for this role and pass the selection process they will be offered the role over the remaining internal and / or external applicants.

Please indicate or advise if you have any reasonable adjustments we may need to consider at any stage of your application.

Please be advised we are unable to supply any feedback after shortlisting.

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.

Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.

 

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

 

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

 

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

 

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

 

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

We are looking for people who share our values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning.

To find out more about our Inclusive Culture

To enable us to deliver outstanding policing for everyone, we need people from all backgrounds with a range of professional and life experiences so that we are truly representative of our communities.

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.

Please note, you will require the following detail to complete this application form; NI Number, ID detail, address information, referee information, full employment history including dates and any qualifications you may have attained.  You may also be requested to provide photos of any visible tattoos you have. The application system only remains active on a single page for a period of 60 minutes. Please therefore ensure you allow time to complete this fully as part complete pages will not be saved.
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Job Overview
  • Hours Per Week
    37
  • Salary
    £29,793 - £31,725
  • Job Category
    Police Staff
  • Disability Confident
    Yes
Job Location