Quality Assurance Officer
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/1220/30004
  • Published: Fri 18/12/2020, 9:40 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/01/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours
  • Salary: £30,451 - £32,234
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham, Rutland

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Quality Assurance Officer

Are you looking for a new challenge for 2021? Are you passionate about achieving the very best outcomes for vulnerable adults?  We are looking for a skilled Quality Assurance Officer to join our busy Commissioning team.


About you……..

  • You have experience in working in a social care or health related field
  • You have experience of working in a quality assurance environment
  • You are motivated, enthusiastic and willing to take on the challenges of the job
  • You can work within strict contract procedures and protocols
  • You are able to challenge and deliver clear, concise instructions
  • You are able to work independently and as part of a team


About the role…….

The successful candidate will support the delivery of safe and effective care services for adults in Rutland.  You will work closely with our Social Care Teams, to ensure the provision of effective commissioned care services by driving service improvement, quality assurance and contract compliance.  You will undertake research, collate, analyse, and report on service provision data to inform and assist Senior Management in decision-making and on best value.  This role leads and undertakes scheduled quality assurance visits throughout the year for commissioned care providers and additional assurance and support visits on an ‘as and when’ basis to ensure early identification and rectification of any issues. Currently this work is undertaken remotely.


The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS is paid for by us.


What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and Flexi-Time to name just a few!


We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.


What to do now… Please visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk  for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Toni Bawden, Commissioning Manager on email: tbawden@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 720996.


Please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the Recruitment team for an application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01572 758343.


All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.


Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.


How to Apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.


Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.


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