Quality Assurance and Performance Management (Head of Service level)

Castleford, West Yorkshire, England
WF10 4BA
Seven Healthcare £ 45.8 - 45.8 Per hour Full time Save This Job
£ 45.8 - 45.8 Per hour
Full time
Job level
Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
23 Aug 2021
20 Sep 2021

Job Description

Seven Social Care is looking for a qualified Quality Assurance an Performance Management to fill an exclusive opportunity specialising in the wellbeing of adults across Wakefield Council.

The role:

The senior leadership team in Wakefield is keen to develop and embed a culture and system of quality assurance and continuous improvement. We also wish to maximise the significant opportunities from the recent acceleration of health and social care integration. Although some steps have been taken already, there is a considerable amount of work to be done and limited capacity within the adult social care workforce, particularly the leadership team.

We are looking for two experienced professionals to lead an improvement programme, developing and improving existing quality assurance work and embedding a culture of continuous improvement, working alongside the existing senior leadership team and Principal Social Worker.

This additional capacity is required for 12 months to develop, lead and embed work in the following four areas:

Performance management and improvement, including data, intelligence and outcomes

Quality assurance of social work practice

Quality assurance of other adult social care statutory responsibilities

Workforce development, performance and wellbeing.

Our approach is geared towards performance improvement rather than traditional performance management. It will be data-driven, evidence-based and rigorous, including real time data to track continuous improvement. The focus will be on improvement, supporting the spread and adoption of innovation and best practice. It will encompass staff, service user and carer input, requiring skills in change and improvement at all levels in the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

* Knowledge, skills and experience required

* Extensive knowledge of adult social care, operating at a senior level

* Collaborative and outcome-focused leadership

* Co-production, engagement and involvement

* Quality assurance frameworks and processes

* Continuous improvement and performance management

* Social work qualification and significant practical experience (for one role)

* Change management

* Experience of CQC or similar inspection regimes

* Leadership Experience, Qualities and Values required

* Lead by example; participate in continuous improvement openly and with confidence, gravitas.

* Communicate effectively, with impact about the importance of continuous improvement with everybody, at every opportunity.

* Consistently ask for ideas for improvement and respond quickly to those ideas.

* Empower employees to make daily continuous improvement a part of their own work.

* Emphasis on the importance of small, incremental improvements

* Help share and spread ideas.

* Document and celebrate the results achieved through continuous improvement, creating a culture of learning & development

* Honesty

* Integrity

* Collaboration

* Fairness

* Kind/ Empathic

* Authenticity

* Patience

Applicant Requirements:

* Qualifications: Degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

* Experience: 2+ years working with children as a qualified Social Worker in the UK.

* Compliance: Up to date HCPC registration and DBS.

* Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.

* Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

Working with Seven Social Care:

We have been helping social care professionals find exciting new roles for almost a decade, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with over 300 five-star reviews, multiple awards and amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please visit our website where our amazing candidate support team will be more than happy to help.

Ref: 53303

Job Details

Quality Assurance and Performance Management (Head of Service level)

Castleford, West Yorkshire, Englandd Seven Healthcare
£ 45.8 - 45.8 Per hour
Job level
Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
23 Aug 2021
20 Sep 2021

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