Operations Manager, Assurance
The purpose of the Safeguarding, Quality and Assurance Service service is to :
Improve the quality of practice through;
• the oversight, scrutiny and monitoring of service delivery,
• support and development of social workers
• the delivery of professional leadership, advice and support to Warwickshire Safeguarding Children Board partners.
The Operations Manager-Assurance is an exciting new role which is responsible for managing the Local Authority Designated Officer service (LADO) which is responsible for overseeing the management of allegations against those who work in a position of trust and for the Practice Learning and Assurance Team which is responsible for ensuring that learning from practice is disseminated and practice is assured through a range of auditing activities.
37.0 Hours per Week
We are looking for a committed and motivated manager who is able to use their managerial skills to develop the services and to use their analytical skills to draw out learning from practice and ensure it is disseminated and supports changes in social work practice and systems. This role provides a key opportunity to be at the forefront of developing and improving practice to improve outcomes for children and families.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.
Additional Information & How to Apply
For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Jenny Butlin-Moran, telephone number
01926 742514 email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 23rd March 2018
Interview Date: 3rd April 2018
To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.
Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.
Please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so.
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Rewards & Benefits of working for Warwickshire
It really is true that every single job role here at Warwickshire County Council contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our County; we want to do this for our employees, too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours, technology to support remote working (such as light laptops and phones where the role allows).
Time to recharge is so important; we provide a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. You get all Bank and public holidays off, plus all staff are given an extra day of holiday over Christmas.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also have access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, a host of enhanced family friendly policies and some of the very best Learning and Development training courses to support your ongoing development.
We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.Supporting documents
Job Description & Person specification