Quality Assurance & Safeguarding Manager (2440)

Classifications

Quality Assurance & Safeguarding Manager

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING A POSITIVE AND LASTING DIFFERENCE TO LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE?

DO YOU WANT A ROLE THAT OFFERS YOU THE CHANCE TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE?

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships’ in Children’s Services (PiCS) are an experienced family of foster care and wider children’s services providers operating across the UK.

We provide a range of ethical and effective solutions and support to vulnerable children, young people, and their families.

We require a Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Manager to join our management team to provide a flexible, effective and strategically planned Quality Assurance and Safeguarding service in line with statutory and agency requirements and our Vision and Values.

Department
Administration
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
Up to 45,000 plus company car/car allowance & benefits
Geographical Location
Midlands
Office
Homebased
Position Reference
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Closing Date
24-10-2019
Ref No
2440

Role Details

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING A POSITIVE AND LASTING DIFFERENCE TO LOOKED AFTER CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE?

DO YOU WANT A ROLE THAT OFFERS YOU THE CHANCE TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE?

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships’ in Children’s Services (PiCS) are an experienced family of foster care and wider children’s services providers operating across the UK.

We provide a range of ethical and effective solutions and support to vulnerable children, young people, and their families.

We require a Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Manager to join our management team to provide a flexible, effective and strategically planned Quality Assurance and Safeguarding service in line with statutory and agency requirements and our Vision and Values.

This post can be home or office based and likely involve supporting agencies in the Midlands and Yorkshire areas but with some UK travel.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

- Provide a flexible, effective and strategically planned Quality Assurance and Safeguarding service in line with statutory and agency requirements and the Vision and Values.

- Ensure policies and procedures relating to all aspects of social care provision are reviewed and updated.

- Provide advice and guidance to Fostering Service staff on all aspects of Regulatory compliance and safeguarding matters

- Ensure that service provision is compliant with all relevant regulatory processes through timely research, advice and processes of internal audit and quality assurance activity.

- Undertake specific project work as may be directed by the Head of QA & Safeguarding, Senior Managers or the Board.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

- Hold a Social Work qualification and current registration with one of the UKs Social Care Councils or equivalent body

- To be able to evidence an understanding and practical application of the use of IT and electronic communications, including the use of Microsoft Office

- Experience of working with Foster Carers and young people

- A comprehensive knowledge of all policies and procedures in relation to Safeguarding children

- An understanding of the role of independent children’s social care in the mixed economy of service provision

- Ability to communicate at all levels, negotiate, mediate and build effective relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders

This is a full time, permanent contract with a salary up to £45,000 per annum dependent on skills/experience + company car/car allowance &excellent benefits which includes generous holiday allowance starting at 28 days rising to 35 days plus bank holidays and contributory pension scheme. 

Closing date 25.10.19          Interview to be held: Friday 1st November 2019

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships’ in Children’s Services (PiCS) are an Equal Opportunities employer. We have also been awarded Disability Confident Employer status by the Jobcentre plus. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check at enhanced level if successful for the position.  We reserve the right to withdraw this advert without notification. Please note, we do not work with recruitment agencies.  

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