This is an exciting time to join Barnsley Children and Family Social Care Service who are seeking to recruit a none case holding part time (18.5hrs) Advanced Practitioner with specific responsibilities around Quality Assurance and Improvement. In this role you will work as part of a small team supporting a whole range of targeted quality assurance activities. There has been significant investment into children’s services in Barnsley, with a real focus on supporting our teams and social workers to deliver the best outcomes for children and young people.
Key expectations in this role will include:
· Supporting the development and implementation of a quality assurance framework, auditing tools and support, facilitating a range of quality assurance activities including case file auditing and themed deep dives
· Reporting on findings and key messages and supporting continuous service development and improvement work. An understanding of quality assurance and improvement methodologies is desirable and most importantly you will be passionate about making a valuable contribution to achieving the very best outcomes for children and families.
· Sharing learning from quality assurance and working with colleagues to support learning and development and drive best practice
A recognised Social Work qualification and significant post qualification experience is required.
Shape a better future with us
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
We are an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ authority, with high aspirations for our children and young people. At Barnsley, we are committed to the support and development of our social workers. You will receive regular supervision, appraisal, training and development opportunities, all aimed at promoting outcomes for children and supporting your career development and progression.
If you feel that you have the skills, knowledge and experience and would like to be part of our improvement journey to achieve positive outcomes for our children, young people and families in Barnsley then we would like to hear from you.
If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Loach (Service Manager, Quality Assurance & Improvement) email firstname.lastname@example.org or 07920711291.