Vulnerability Coordinator

C Division
Part Time
22 = 0.59
Secondment / Fixed term
12 - Months
£27,824.32 per annum pro rata

A Vulnerability Coordinator is required for 22-hour per week 12 month fixed term contract role paying £27,824.32 per annum (£16,544.19 pro rata) with British Transport Police (BTP) based in Leeds

BTP is the national police Force for the rail network throughout Great Britain, including London Underground, across which we ensure the safety and security of nearly 3 billion passenger journeys and over 100 million tons of freight every year. The world in which we work is fast-paced, operationally and commercially demanding, and constantly changing.

As a Vulnerability Coordinator with BTP you will coordinate our collective response in respect of all vulnerable people in contact with BTP, ensuring that we meet our statutory obligations in terms of mental health, adult at risk and child safeguarding legislation. This will include the identification and reporting of all suicidal/self-harm and mental health incidents in order to assess and help mitigate on-going risk and ensure the best possible care and support for the person involved.

The post holder will make and contribute to decisions on referral to partner agencies and act accordingly, establishing strong working relationships to facilitate continued information sharing and help achieve the best outcomes for the vulnerable.

As Vulnerability Coordinator you will be required to:

  • Review, assess and prioritise incidents and submitted information related to vulnerable persons and suicide prevention and mental health (SPMH) concerns, ensuring initial response was appropriate
  • Ensure that all safeguarding Public Protection incidents are properly identified
  • Referral to and liaison with partner agencies regarding adult at risk, child safeguarding, SPMH and domestic abuse, fulfilling BTP responsibility to share public protection information with relevant authorities

Further information about this vacancy can be found in the attached job description.

The successful Vulnerability Coordinator will be required to evidence the following skills:

  • Educated to ‘A’ Level/Higher Grade or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience of working in Public Protection and Safeguarding
  • Demonstrable evidence of sound decision making and judgement based on a variety of sensitive information.

If you are interested in applying to this Vulnerability Coordinator role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are highlighted. In return for your experience, we can offer you:

  • Salary of £27,824.32 per annum (£16,544.19 pro rata) 
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Other benefits include a bespoke BTP rewards platform and various salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work and childcare as well as many high street and online retail discounts

We want our organisation to be as diverse as the community it serves and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. In order to apply, you must have the permanent right to live and work in the UK and have been resident in the UK for the previous 3 years. You will be asked these and other questions to determine your eligibility to work for British Transport Police when you start your application and you must answer honestly.

Candidates internal to BTP must confirm that they are not subject to formal action plans for sickness/complaints/discipline or poor performance, that all mandatory training courses have been attended and are in ticket/up to date, that a ‘Competent’ rating, or above, was achieved on the last reporting year PDR and they have completed their tenure period (12 months) for current substantive posting.