SENIOR MANAGER - OPERATIONAL SAFEGUARDING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
New roles within the service are emerging and we now have an exciting new opportunity as Senior Manager – Operational Safeguarding and Quality Assurance. This new role is part of the new strategic management structure and will ensure robust leadership is in place. The role will take the lead in ensuring readiness for the implementation of the new National Assurance Framework for Adult Social Care in 2023.
Sefton has a strong track record of partnership working and place leadership, and for having a motivated and dedicated workforce that is resilient and adaptable, it puts the Council in the best possible place to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead.
A new opportunity:
The successful candidate will have strategic leadership responsibility for the development, oversight and assurance in relation to Safeguarding, Quality and Care Governance across the Adult Social Care Service and the quality function of Strategic Commissioning.
You will lead and manage the development of all aspects of strategic safeguarding and quality assurance ensuring that government and departmental policies on safeguarding are effectively implemented and that Adult Social Care is compliant with its statutory duties. This post will oversee and ensure readiness for the planned oversight of Adult Social Care by the Care Quality Commission.
Delivering high level advice and guidance you will significantly influence, either directly or indirectly, trust and confidence of the community and the Council, and lead continuous improvement programmes to improve service functions and create a performance and accountability culture that drives up standards and performance ensuring that all necessary governance and quality assurance frameworks are developed and embedded.
A proven track record of extensive successful strategic leadership within a complex and constantly changing environment across health or social care is required. You can demonstrate the delivery of statutory duties working with regulators, assurance frameworks and professional bodies, and can evidence the resolution of conflicting priorities, formulating budgets, and applying rigorous monitoring and control procedures.
Sefton is a confident and connected borough
Sefton is the northern borough of Liverpool City Region with more than 273,000 residents. We have the best of both worlds in Sefton, the vibrant city of Liverpool to the south and 22 miles of fantastic coastline and respected green spaces in the north. The borough is internationally recognised for its outstanding natural beauty and commitment to sustainability and has a flourishing visitor economy.
With the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches, dunes and the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.
Here in Sefton our communities look out for each other. We focus on our similarities and diversities but never on our differences, working together to live a fruitful life.
If you feel you are the right person for this key position, please apply. Should you have any questions prior to applying please contact Sarah Alldis Assistant Director Adult Social Care on 0151 934 3105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org