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Quality Assurance Manager (Youth Justice and Leaving Care)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
grade 13 £46,363 - £50,006 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding 31 March 2025
37 hours per week
Closing Date
02 June 2024

The quality assurance team are looking for a highly motivated individual to join the team to ensure the council continues to provide high quality services that achieve good outcomes for children, young people and their families living and learning in Derbyshire.  We are looking specifically for someone with experience of working within youth justice and leaving care services. 

To focus in particular on the department’s key priorities and to ensure that appropriate action is taken to improve services as a result of customer insight and quality assurance work.

As a quality assurance manager you should:

  • Be able to effectively embed support and challenge through a range of quality assurance activities for both practitioners and managers
  • Continuously drive improvement and ensure both practice and values across a range of children’s services to deliver positive outcomes for children, young people and their families
  • Be reflective, persistent and have excellent analytical, planning and influencing skills with a proven ability to manage and motivate a team of professionals
  • Be a qualified social worker registered with Social Work England and have considerable experience of working at a managerial level within a statutory children’s services context

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here