Quality Assurance Officer
| Riverside House, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Children and Young Peoples Services
| Salary Details:
|£37,306 - £40,057
| Job Details:
| 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
| Closing Date:
|17th April, 2017
In Rotherham we have a strong commitment to improving the outcomes for our children and young people. In order to ensure that there are continuous improvements in the way that services work individually and together to protect and safeguard children, we are seeking to continue with the excellent quality assurance work in relation to the multi- agency work that is monitored by the Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB).
You will report to the Business Manager for the LSCB and undertake quality assurance and learning and improvement activity on a multi-agency basis on behalf of the LSCB.
We are looking for someone who is committed to quality services, achieving good outcomes for children and young people, able to engage across the multi-agency spectrum of services. You will coordinate and collaborate on the undertaking and evaluation of practice audits, using standards and performance data where necessary, in order to provide a qualitative picture of the effectiveness of services and outcomes for children. You will provide regular reports, offering recommendations for improvements and assist with re-evaluations once changes have been implemented.
You will need to be a confident and organised individual and an excellent communicator, able to provide informed discussion and challenge to leaders and managers of services in order that key areas for improvements are acknowledged and acted upon.
You will hold significant and broad knowledge and experience of children’s safeguarding and multi-agency work to protect and safeguard the welfare of children and young people, hold a relevant professional qualification, with significant experience.
For an informal discussion, please contact Phil Morris, Business Manager, Rotherham Local Safeguarding Children Board, on (01709) 254925.
This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check
Applications from Women, people from Black and Minority Ethnic Communities and Disabled People are welcomed as under-representation currently exists at this level within the organisation. Section 159 of the Equality Act 2010 applies.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Closing date: 17 April 2017
Job Ref: RMBC/17/0228
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