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Nottingham City is seeking to appoint a new Independent Chair for its well-established multi-agency Safeguarding Adults Board.

This critical role requires someone to provide independent leadership and strategic vision to the safeguarding adults agenda across Nottingham City.  The successful candidate will chair the Nottingham City Safeguarding Adults Board in a professional and impartial and manner while ensuring the Board has an independent objective and authoritative identity.

The Independent Chair will demonstrate high level communication and negotiation skills with both professionals and the public to support the continuous improvement of the Board.  The role calls for someone with extensive experience in chairing strategic partnerships, a successful record of work promoting outcomes for vulnerable adults, along with the required passion and knowledge that this important role requires.  The Chair will also act as the ‘public face’ of adult safeguarding within Nottingham City, responding to media enquiries where required.

The appointment will be on a consultancy/self-employed basis and it is estimated that 30 working days per annum will be required to meet the Board’s requirements.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Catherine Underwood, Corporate Director of People on 0115 8763447


Dr Carolyn Kus, Director of Adult Social Care on 0115 876 3503 

To Apply

To apply for this role please submit your Curriculum Vitae, including an expression of interest in a covering letter detailing your skills, past experience and demonstrating how you would deliver on the requirements referenced in the person specification.

Please forward to Aadil Bhatti, HR Consultant, via aadil.bhatti@nottinghamcity.gov.uk.

Closing Date: Friday 27th November

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