Job Title: Quality Monitoring Officer
Location: Stevenage, Farnham House (with requirement to travel and work across the county and remote working from home)
Salary Range: £27,741 to £30,451 depending upon experience
Hours: 37 per week (Flexible Working Arrangements Considered)
Contract: Fixed Term – Maternity Cover
Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce
An opportunity has arisen for a Quality Monitoring Officer in Health & Community Services – Integrated Community Support Commissioning Team based at Farnham House, Stevenage, though the role will be mostly home based for the duration of this contract. Localised travel may be required as part of the role.
Quality Monitoring Officers will provide support to our Monitoring Officers by contacting Service Users to seek their views about the service they are receiving. Feedback from these visits will form part of the overall monitoring of home care provision already in place.
Duties could involve a combination of the following tasks:
Ensuring risks to users identified are addressed, and problem-solving with stakeholders to ensure the care package is delivered as intended and risks to the Department are also minimised and challenging poor customer care practice.
Facilitating communication with and on behalf of users/carers that have specific concerns/complaints about providers. Liaison with Client Relations staff. Contributing to meetings held under the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Procedure
Build up ongoing professional connections with the service users you are supporting, getting an understanding of their needs, and how these change over time.
Supporting with appropriate signposting for service users as a result of discussions held with them.
Closing Date: Sunday 28th November 2021
Interview Date: W/C 6th December 2021
For an informal discussion and more information please contact: Simon Fraser on 07970 193230
Benefits of Working for HCC:
- Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
- Excellent Career Development
- Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
- Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
- Shopping Discounts
- Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes
How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.
Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.
Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here
Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.
Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations from 11th November 2021 means people working in or professionally visiting CQC-registered care homes will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or medical exemption, to your line manager if you haven’t already. You can demonstrate your vaccination status using the NHS COVID Pass service.
English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
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