Practice Improvement Lead

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
Salary: £43,144 - £46,527
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
05 Apr 2021
Job Ref
23622
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Practice Improvement Lead

 

Salary: £43,144 - £46,527

Location: County Hall, Worcester

Worcestershire County Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced social worker / social work manager to join our Adult Social Care Service.  This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is passionate about social work practice and is looking to advance their career. 

Based within Quality & Safeguarding Services, you will work closely with all areas of Adult Social Care to develop the quality assurance framework and support practice improvement.  The exciting position would develop understanding of working strategically across Adult Social Care.

You will be responsible for:

  • Leading on the implementation of learning and practice improvement across Adult Social Care
  • Managing effective practice policy and quality assurance frameworks to support staff in improving strengths-based practice
  • Delivering challenge and scrutiny to staff and managers to maximise the opportunity for delivery of excellent strengths-based social work practice to the people of Worcestershire.

You will require:

  • A degree or equivalent in social work, with current registration
  • Experience and knowledge of strengths-based social work practice
  • Experience of supervising and developing staff.
  • Experience of critically analysing and triangulating information from a range of sources and delivering improvements in practice
  • Expert knowledge of the requirements of the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation and practice guidance
  • Ability to develop clear, concise practice guidance and policies in respect of practice and quality improvement

Worcestershire County Council works hard to provide an environment to support and inspire you. We are a Disability Confident Employer, offering a range of employee wellbeing resources and a learning and personal development package.  Flexible working is well established and supported.  Other benefits include a great holiday entitlement and childcare voucher scheme. 

Applications can be submitted by sending a copy of your up to date CV and an expression of interest detailing what makes you a suitable candidate for the post (2 sides A4 max) to:  socialworkopps@worcestershire.gov.uk

Closing date: 5th April 2021

Proposed interview date: 12th April 2021

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