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Head of Children's Quality Assurance and Improvement

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04475
  • Published: Tue 19/03/2024, 15:12 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £74,019 - £79,334
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

Liverpool Children and Young People Services have high ambitions and are on track on their improvement journey to become outstanding.  We have an inspirational senior leadership team with a fresh vision, dedicated to driving practice forward in all service areas.  It’s a really exciting time to join us and be part of that change and shape the future.

We want to recruit an experienced Head of Service Quality Assurance and Improvement to join our leadership team to drive, motivate, support and inspire our workforce. You will report to the Director for Practice Improvement and Development and work with the Heads of Service for Performance and Systems, Workforce Development and Learning, Operational Development and Safeguarding partnerships to create a strong system to enable good practice to flourish.

You will have the drive and passion to deliver excellent services and improve practice quality and standards, to ensure a positive difference and brighter future for our children and young people and their families/carers.

The role 

  • This role is key to lead, drive and continually review a practice quality assurance framework and associated policies, supporting learning and continued professional development of our workforce to ensure there is a continual learning ethos of practice improvement.
  • You will need to have a translatable vision about how to identify and implement cultural change through quality assurance and audit activity.
  • You will be responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of an annual business plan and regular reports by ensuring effective QA, including identification of risk and capacity issues across the held portfolio of services.
  • You will understand how to use data and benchmarking to fully inform the strategic plan and work of your service.
  • You will have had high level experience in planning for external inspections, as this is an essential part of the role. 

Why Liverpool?

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with it’s rich culture, as well as affordable housing, good schools, beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

Our offer to you includes an attractive package;

  • 35 hour working week with hybrid working model a minimum of 3 days per week in the office
  • 31 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 35 days
  • Very competitive salary, highest in our region
  • Regular high-quality supervision
  • Travel Pass Scheme
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Car Lease Scheme
  • 20% Discounted Lifestyles Membership
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity
  • Attractive Local Government Pension scheme
  • Additional Leave purchase option
  • High quality learning and development opportunities
  • 5 days Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Medicash – discounts off Dental Bills, Optical Care

Jenny Turnross, our Corporate Director warmly invites your application;

‘This is a really exciting time to join us in our improvement journey, we are truly committed to be the best Children’s Services and employer of choice, so come and join us and be part of our forward and innovative vision for our children and young people’

 

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  • Council Plan
  • Job Desc / Person Spec
  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04475
  • Published: Tue 19/03/2024, 15:12 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £74,019 - £79,334
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

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