Staffordshire County Council

Quality Assurance Officer

£27,041 - £31,346 per annum
17 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
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Quality Assurance Officer


Salary:  £27.041 - £31,346 per annum


37 Hours per week – Fixed Term until end of March 2023 / internal secondment until end of March 2023


About the role


The remit of the team is to gain assurance about the quality of care delivered by commissioned providers. This role will work with services across the Staffordshire adult care market. We also develop and manage adult care market intelligence systems. This will be a crucial role in driving improvements in the quality of the adult care market.


You will feed into the overall assessment of risk for a care service. This is done by completing visits to services and identifying areas for improvement. Report writing skills are a necessity for this role to capture your findings. You will then work with a service to deliver the required improvements through various support mechanisms and a series of follow up visits.


The position will have a combination of on-site visits at care services and office work, which will require travel across the county.    


What you’ll bring


We are seeking dynamic and solution focussed officer with a passion for improving quality of care.  This job requires people with resilience and ability to negotiate or effect positive change. Travel across the county is a necessity of this role.  




This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities


As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.


This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.


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Closing Date: Friday 8th July 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 25th July 2022 


For more information about the role please contact:


Sam Dale  


Laura Johnston


Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.




Benefits for working for us….


We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.


In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:




  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services) Eye care vouchers Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme Bus and rail travel discounts





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