ASC Quality Assurance Auditor
We are looking for an experienced Practitioner to work as an Auditor within our Adult Social Care Quality Assurance Team. This role is key to evidencing good practice and identifying service improvements as part of the new CQC assurance regime. The role will lead a program of audits which focuses legal compliance, improvements to practice in across all of ASC and will lead on implementing learning, development and service wide improvements based on the outcomes from audits. If you are an experienced practitioner with an excellent up to date knowledge base, strong communication skills and the drive to improve practice across ASC……. we want to hear from you!
- Educated to degree level in either Social Work or Occupational Therapy
- Comprehensive knowledge of legislation in relation to Adult Social Care
- Able to lead on project workstreams and use initiative to identify areas for service development
- Able to interpret and use data to inform service developments.
- Able to produce reports, audits, policies and service development plans
- Understanding of how Health and Social Care is structured and works at a local and national level
- Experience of developing quality assurance in case work and quality testing in front line services
About the role…
To be successful as the ASC Quality Assurance Auditor your duties will include:
- To lead on the completion of audits across all adult social care (ASC) service areas as part of the annual audit plan, with the main aim of identifying areas for learning and improvement as part of the ASC Quality Assurance program.
- To manage Freedom of Information requests, Subject Access Requests, and any other request for information.
- To be lead on aspects of the handling of complaints and subsequently evaluate, present information, identify themes and learning from them.
- To be the lead representative for Rutland ASC at the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) Audit Subgroup, to undertake and present audited cases in line with SAB annual priorities.
- To identify, propose and implement solutions from the learning from Audits, complaints, performance data, local and national research to improve practice across ASC.
Please note you will require a full driving licence to enable you to travel around the county.
Please note that the grade and salary are currently being evaluated but it is predicted to be set as listed above.
The successful ASC Quality Assurance Auditor will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us.
Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.
We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay. The interviews will be held week commencing 05 June 2023.
Whilst the base for this post is Oakham, Rutland, the Local Authority offers a hybrid working practice. As well as working from home, we feel it is important that you have the opportunity to spend time in the workplace with your colleagues to help you learn, develop and engage.
Our offer to you:
Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.
We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be, and Rutland Council is the place you want to be. Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff.
How to Apply
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If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758401 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org