Safeguarding structure

Release date: September 2020

What is the safeguarding structure within your organisation?

The below illustration provides you with detail of our safeguarding structure within Manchester Health and Care Commissioning.

MHCC Designated Safegaurding Team Structure August 2020
MHCC Designated Safegaurding Team Structure, August 2020

What is the population size of adults in your area?

ONS Mid-year estimate of Manchester’s population (2019) indicates 429,944 adults aged 18+.

What is the population size of children within your area?

The ONS Mid-year estimate of Manchester’s population (2019) indicates 122,914 children aged under 18.

What is the commissioning footprint this structure covers?

It is coterminous to the Manchester City footprint.

What is the number of Designated Doctors/Nurses/Professionals for Safeguarding Children, Looked After Children and Safeguarding Adults you have, their pay banding and their professional qualifications i.e. nurse, social worker, allied health professional etc.?

We have the following:

  • 1 x Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children, band 8B, Nurse
  • 1 x vacant Designated Nurse Safeguarding Children, band 8b (0.5), Nurse
  • 2 x Designated Nurse Safeguarding Adults, band 8B, Nurse (1wte) (0.5wte)
  • 1 x Designated Nurse Looked After Children, band 8A, Nurse
  • 1 x Designated Doctor Safeguarding Children, Consultant Paediatrician, clinical sessions
  • 1 x Designated Doctor Looked After Children, GP, paid based on session work
  • 1 x Named GP Safeguarding Children , GP, paid based on session work
  • 1 x Specialist Nurse Safeguarding Children, band 7, Nurse
  • 1 x Specialist Nurse Safeguarding Adults, band 7, Nurse

What is the number of Named Professionals you have for Safeguarding Children, Looked After Children and Safeguarding Adults their pay banding and their professional qualifications i.e. nurse, social worker, allied health professional etc.?

We have the following:

  • 1 x Named GP Safeguarding Children, pay is based on sessions, qualification as a General Practitioner
  • No other named professionals within the Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, they sit within provider organisations

What is the number of Named GP’s for Safeguarding Children and Adults?

  • 1 x Named GP Safeguarding Children
  • None for adults

What is the number and title of any Mental Capacity Act/ Deprivation of Liberty Professionals, their pay banding and their professional qualification i.e nurse, social worker, allied health professional etc.?

The Designated Nurse Safeguarding Adults is the lead for Mental Capacity Act and DoLs, 8B qualification, Nurse with mental health background