Directorate: People and Communities
Starting salary: JG5:- £22,183 per annum pro rata
Location: Based in the Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Closing date: Monday 28 September 2020
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled and creative Support Officer to join the Quality Assurance and Safeguarding Team. This is a brand-new post and key to implementing the Quality Assurance Framework in adult social care North Somerset Council.
Quality Assurance within adult social care is overseen by a dedicated Principal Social Worker, a Principal Occupational Therapist and the Service Leader for Quality Assurance and Safeguarding.
You will work under the supervision of the Principal Occupational Therapist and Principal Social Worker for Adult Social Care. You will support the development of robust systems and processes which will enable us to implement and embed a brand-new Quality Assurance Framework designed to ensure the best possible outcomes for people with care and support needs.
You will have a proven track record of applying a wide range of organisational, analytical and administrative skills to help support the development of new systems and projects. Among other duties, you will use your outstanding ICT skills to collect, collate and support the analysis of a range of qualitative and quantitative data using Microsoft Office software.
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is exempt under the provisions of the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act (Exceptions) Order 1975 and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Want to know more and apply?
For an informal discussion, please contact Richard Orson (Principal Social Worker) on 07776170122 or Jo Hopkins (Principal Occupational Therapist) on 07789943017.
Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.
Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed