Quality Improvement Lead

Ref: CVP 100
Date posted: 23/10/2020
Closing date: 25/11/2020 05:00 PM
Hours per week: 36
Salary: £39,880 - £40,876 per annum
Location: Huyton
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent

Quality Improvement Lead
Pay Band N / Scp 36 - 37
£39,880 - £40,876 per annum
Job reference: CVP 100

Knowsley Council are looking for a motivated and experienced Social Worker to be a key member of our recently created Safeguarding & Quality Improvement Service.
This is an exciting and wide-ranging role, its purpose is to improve outcomes for adults with care and support needs, children, their families and carers in Knowsley. The post holder will have responsibility for monitoring and supporting performance improvement of the Council’s in-house and independent sector providers of adult social care and children’s services and improving the effectiveness and quality of social work practice.
The post will require an Enhanced DBS check.
Essential attributes for the role include:

  • Creative thinker with problem-solving abilities to help engage with adults, children and families to secure their views and achieve good outcomes.

  • An ability to support and develop relationships with the local community and partners

  • Effective communicator who is well equipped to listen, analyse, collaborate, influence and challenge

  • To have relevant experience and knowledge of managing complexity and making sure that quality services are delivered

  • Making sure that statutory and legal requirements are met while supporting services to work efficiently and effectively

  • Be able to contribute to the development and improvement of mechanisms to monitor and evaluate the quality of social care, social work and safeguarding practice

  • Help to build an effective and well-motivated workforce, identifying and sharing innovation, learning and good practice and addressing performance issues

  • Experience of and an ability to investigate concerns or complaints, prepare reports and improvement plans

  • Be able to design and deliver training and development programmes to improve the quality of practice

  • Adaptable and flexible in working within developing situations and changing requirements

  • Have qualifications and registration with a relevant professional body

Knowsley Council actively safeguards and promotes the wellbeing of all people using its services.
For informal discussion, please contact Cathy Comer, Service Manager Tel: 07824 372298
Closing Date:  Wednesday, 25 November 2020


How to apply

Please download and fill in the application form and email completed application form to recruitment@knowsley.gov.uk.

Please note that the council does not accept Curriculum Vitae (CVs), Adobe PDF or hard copy paper application forms for this vacancy.

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