Quality Assurance Team Manager

  • Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £46,662 - £47,665 per annum
  • Location: Nutgrove Villa, Westmorland Road, Huyton , Knowsley , L36 6GA
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 04/09/2022 at 23:59
  • Reference: CVP 0400A

Knowsley Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service has created a new post to

steer the improvement of outcomes for children and their families in Knowsley.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic manager to undertake the new role of Quality Assurance Team Manager for leading, monitoring and supporting performance improvement and effectiveness across Early Help and Children’s Social Care.

The successful candidate will oversee, develop and improve the quality of services locally, developing best practice and promoting professional accountability and autonomy within services so that children, young people and the families receive excellent services.

The successful candidate will deliver expertise through complaints, investigations, and inspections, particularly in sensitive or complex situations.

The postholder will be required to line manage staff responsible for a number of different fields, including practice improvement, workforce development, Apprentices and Assessed and Supported Year of Employment (ASYE). Therefore, experience of oversight of staff and students, including skills in recruitment, supervision, management oversight, training identification and delivery is essential.

Knowsley Safeguarding Quality Assurance Service strive to develop and oversee delivery of the best service for the children and families in our community. This new post will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to make a difference, promoting innovation to develop children’s social care, to bring about positive change and continuous improved outcomes for our vulnerable children and families.

Applicants must hold a professional Social Work qualification and be registered with Social Work England.

Please do not apply if you are unable to evidence all essential criteria within the Person Specification and do not have the required qualifications.

This is a re-advertisement previous applicants need not re-apply.

For a formal discussion about this role lease contact Celine Gafos, Head of Service for Safeguarding & Quality Assurance on Tel: 07966885099.

Interviews are scheduled to place Mid September 2022

How to apply

Please apply online by clicking the link below. Please note applications cannot be considered without the completion of the form in full 

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