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SSCB Performance and Quality Assurance Programme Board Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 02/06/2017 23:59
Grade 8 (SCP 37-41) £32,486 - £36,379
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Children Service
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Employment Location:
Sandhill Centre
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Job details 

Closing date:
2 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Fixed term for 2 years
Sunderland Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) has a key role in coordinating, scrutinising and quality assuring single and multi-agency practice in respect of safeguarding children in Sunderland. The Board implemented new arrangements from 01.04.17 and is keen to appoint an experienced and highly motivated SSCB Performance and Quality Assurance Programme Board Officer to work alongside the SSCB Strategic Business Manager, and the chair of the relevant programme board, groups etc to enable the SSCB to fulfill its statutory responsibilities.

This role is responsible for supporting, directing and coordinating the SSCB performance, quality assurance programme board, programme of work and all associated improvement and intelligence functions including:
• Data collection, data analysis, performance monitoring and reporting, service reviews, auditing, other forms of QA activity, benchmarking, inspection and assessment, consultation and research, needs analysis and compliance activity
• The annual assurance cycle, and the S11 and S175/157 self-assessment process and cycle

The post holder will also contribute to the overall SSCB business unit activity and functions, including advice and guidance to agencies within the safeguarding children system individually, or through a small team, managing and leading associated projects.
This is a full time post for a 2 year fixed period. Secondments will be considered.

For an informal discussion, please contact Lynne Thomas, SSCB Business Manager on 0191 5617015 between 22.05.17 – 26.05.17

Closing date: 02.06.17
Interviews are to be held on Wednesday 14th June 2017.

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

External applicants
As part of the application process for this post you are required to complete an online assessment which should take approximately 25 minutes to complete. To do so you must click the link below & follow the instructions which appear on screen to begin. Link to the online assessment:
Completion of this assessment is a compulsory aspect of the recruitment and selection process for this post and applications submitted without a completed online assessment will not be considered. If you need help using a PC or experience any technical difficulties please call us on 0191 561 1763.

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