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Group Manager - Safeguarding & Quality

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Brimington Childrens Centre, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 15 £27,228.00 - £29,957.04 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
18 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
09 October 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced leader to join our Safeguarding Quality Assurance Team on a permanent basis.  We are looking for a Group Manager to lead our quality assurance work across Derbyshire ensuring that Derbyshire residents receive high quality support from Adult Social Care. 

If you are passionate about leading continuous improvement in Adult Social Care then this may be the job for you.  You will be responsible for leading a small quality assurance team which supports continuous improvement in the delivery of our Safeguarding Adults duties across Derbyshire.  Excellent leadership, influencing & partnership working skills are essential as you will necessarily work closely with partners, internal teams and colleagues employed across the whole department in order to improve the quality of service delivery. 

Strong analytical skills, the ability to use data effectively to understand local performance & significant relevant experience in social care or health are all required as is the ability to develop & deliver effective quality improvement plans.  You will have a key role in a number of different partnership Boards, including Derbyshire’s Safeguarding Adults Board and will also contribute to regional Safeguarding quality assurance work and will be asked to deputise on behalf of the Assistant Director for Quality Assurance, Safeguarding & Performance when required. 

For an informal chat please contact Gemma.Poulter@derbyshire.gov.uk

Provisional Interview Date: 28 October 2022

Due to this post having administrative privileges within the Council’s IT systems, and in order to comply with the Public Services Network requirements, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic criminal record 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.