Quality Assurance Lead

Bolton, Greater Manchester
10 May 2022
30 May 2022
Contract Type
Full time

Qualifications: Must have a Social Work Qualification and registered with Social Work England.  Applicants must hold a full, current and valid driving licence and a vehicle with a current valid MOT certificate. You must also hold adequate vehicle insurance.

The Role

The post holder will lead on the quality assurance activities relating to social work and social care practice, helping the service understand the impact and outcomes of current practice using a range of methodologies to evaluate performance.

The postholder will work closely with the Principal Social Worker and other managers to improve the experience of children and young people in Bolton, including presenting findings and sharing of information.

The post holder will play a key role in the performance board working along side senior management teams and will have a good understanding of data and data interpretation making links with regional data.

This will be an important part of the services improvement journey and will provide opportunities to undertake activities supporting the service to make the changes necessary to embed lessons learnt and regularly reflect on and update the quality assurance tools and approaches used to promote organisational learning

About You

You will be an experienced Social Worker with broad and detailed knowledge regarding both fields of child protection and children looked after and be experienced and be confident in presenting information in a range of forums both in written and oral presentations.

You must have a clear understanding of multi-agency working in partnership and be focused on ensuring timely and good quality services are being provided to the children and young people you are working with.

We are seeking somebody with energy, drive and commitment to support the children of Bolton.

About Us

For the successful applicant the offer is regular supervision, a supportive team around you and a service promoting agile working in order to work in the most efficient and effective way for the service and for yourself. It is a positive ‘can do’ environment where there a willingness to engage in developing and improve the service that the Department provides for the children and families we support. 

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

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