Quality Assurance and Practice Development Officer
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£40,760 - £42,683
Social Care - Children Service
Seafield House, Kirkleatham Street. Redcar TS10 2BH
This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working, ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to this is a committed workforce who always gives their best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.
We have many reasons to be proud of our existing services for children, young people and their families in Redcar and Cleveland.
We have a passionate workforce who are committed to supporting children and young people to feel safe, healthy, happy and ready to learn and achieve. We respect everyone as equally valued members of our community by listening to their views and using their opinions to help shape our services.
We are a caring and supportive team; loyal and tenacious, with integrity at the heart of everything we do.
Are you the right person to help us to develop a brighter future for our children?
If you share the ethos of Redcar and Cleveland’s Children and Families Directorate, this could be the opportunity you are looking for.
We have an exciting career development opportunity for a qualified social worker to join Redcar & Cleveland as a Quality Assurance and Practice Development Officer. This is an opportunity to share your social work knowledge and skills, develop others and shape a service
Your role will combine all aspects of quality assurance activity – audit work, direct observations of practice, report writing alongside the delivery of workforce development opportunities, development of procedures and practice guidance to support excellent social work practice.
You will get to use your excellent analytical skills to identify good practice and develop ways to share the learning from this as well as identifying where we need to improve and supporting practitioners and managers on our improvement journey.
For a discussion about this post please contact; Louise Walker Principal Social Worker 01642 771703
The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure & barring service check (DBS) will be sought.
The council holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.
We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.