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Provider Quality Officer - Quality Improvement Team

  • Employer: Essex County Council
  • Reference: 22554
  • Published: Thu 04/04/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 04/05/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time.
  • Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chelmsford

This is a full time fixed term position until March 31st 2020.

Job Purpose
ECC Adult Social Care, through effective practice, is moving towards a transformational shift from a focus on long-term care support, to a model with four key principles :- prevention; early intervention; enablement and safeguarding. This will enable people, their families and carers to be able to access information and tools to live healthily and independently. Providing an opportunity to respond pro-actively to growing service demand in a sustainable way, within the financial constraints of the Council.
The role is focused on the development and implementation of the council's approach to quality improvement of the adult social care market across Essex. It ensures that the adult social care market adheres to regulatory and contractual requirements and provides a consultancy service to the care market to ensure contract management and
quality improvement can be delivered.
Providing early identification and intervention to manage risk effectively is key to ensure working systems function effectively and regular auditing of suppliers to ensure a good standard of quality is being met and monitoring improvement work.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Educated to A Level or equivalent by experience and evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Experience within a social care setting with evidence of ensuring quality of outputs in delivering service.
  • Good communication skills and an ability to develop a rapport and engage with diverse groups of individuals.
  • Good understanding of quality standards, analysis, organisational development and demonstrable practical application of these.
  • Ability to develop good business relationships and influence others in presenting compelling arguments for change or improvement.
The role requires you to be mobile throughout a wider operational area including travelling around the county of Essex and beyond, transporting service users and their belongings and to be able to do so in an emergency. Driving licence and car or the ability to meet the mobility requirements of the role through other means is essential.
As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please visit: https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service
Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 033 005 83330*

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Working for Essex welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Working for Essex is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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  • Employer: Essex County Council
  • Reference: 22554
  • Published: Thu 04/04/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 04/05/2019, 0:55 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full Time.
  • Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chelmsford

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