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Safeguarding Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

We are looking to recruit a second person to join our other Safeguarding Administrator working within the Trust Safeguarding team for Eastern Services in Exeter.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

Are you looking for career development in the specialty of safeguarding; if so the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust might have the post for you. 

The team provides an integrated service focussing on safeguarding children & adults and supporting victims of domestic abuse. This is an exciting opportunity to develop and work within a team that safeguards the rights of all individuals cared for and working within the Trust. You will be answering the phone on behalf of the team managing calls from staff, external agencies and patient’s families. Some of these calls will need to be directed to Safeguarding Specialists, Health IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) or the Safeguarding Midwife.

You will work in collaboration supporting the other professionals within the team and receive supervision and support from the Safeguarding Specialists. The work is primarily in office on the hospital site in Exeter but there will be opportunities for some hours working from home.

You will be enthusiastic, have demonstrated the ability to work independently, and have the drive and motivation to deliver a role that meets the needs of the patients. An experienced administrator is essential, those with previous customer service and/or safeguarding services experience are desirable but training will be given to the successful candidate.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week.

Interview Date: Thursday 29th June 2023

For further information please contact: Caroline Holt Head of Safeguarding on 01392 406430 or

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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