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Senior Quality Assurance & Monitoring Officer - OP & SF

Salary details: £17361 - £20239

Dorset Council
Dorchester, United Kingdom
Occupational group
Health and Social Care - Adults
Salary details
£17,361 - £20,239
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Julie Chant
Contact email
Contact telephone
01305 221320
Closing Date
24 September 2023 11:30 PM
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Senior Quality Assurance & Monitoring Officer – OP & SF

18.5 hours (flexible working considered)

Salary £17,361 - £20,239 per annum

County Hall, Dorchester, combined with home-working

What’s in it for you:

The Quality, Contracts & Purchasing services pulls together the key elements of contract management and oversight of care and support services in Dorset and makes sure that these are matched to people who have assessed Care Act needs.

We have invested heavily in this team are looking for people who are motivated, enjoy a challenge and want the opportunity to work across the Health and Social Care Services to make a real difference to people receiving care and support in the community.

What you can expect to be doing:

The Quality Assurance and Contract Management Teams function is the primary team that ensures that commissioned services are quality led to evidence best practice and delivered within the contractual requirements of the Council and Integrated Care Board. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, analytical with a good understanding what quality in care and support services looks like. You will be allocated a portfolio of commissioned regulated and non-regulated care and support providers, assessing both quality and contract compliance on behalf of the Council. Attention to detail, good interpersonal skills and confidence in leading and delivering a programme of contract management process will be key to the success of these posts. This Senior Quality Assurance & Contract Monitoring Officer post will hold staff supervision responsibilities.

For more information about this position please contact Julie Chant on 01305 221320 or julie.chant@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

Dorset Council: A great place to work

We’re passionate about making Dorset a great place to live, work and visit. Working for us should be no exception.

At Dorset Council we:

  • provide more than 450 services to over 300,000 residents
  • have ambitious aspirations
  • are excited about our future
  • care about Dorset and all the people who live here
  • know that all roles make a difference and that our employees are key to our success

You will:

  • have access to a range of employee benefits
  • be part of an organisation that supports each other to grow and succeed
  • have access to range of training opportunities which will help with your personal development and career progression

We are challenging ourselves to become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We recognise that recruitment and inclusion of individuals with diverse skills, perspectives and backgrounds will bring real strength to the council and our communities. We have a commitment to equality and welcome applications from everyone.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We offer an interview to everyone who declares a disability and meets the essential criteria for the role.

We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We also look for applicants who share our commitment to our behaviours. We will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the selection process.

If appointed, the personal information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found at https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

See our adult safeguarding policy.

This post requires significant travel. You must have a vehicle (or transport we deem suitable) available for use as needed.

This post involves working with children and/or vulnerable adults and/or having access to significant information about them.

It will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. See our policy on the employment of ex-offenders.

This role is UK based and we will need to establish your Right to Work as part of the appointment process.

We use generic job descriptions and person specifications. This means the job title on any attachments may differ from the job title in the advert. We may provide specific information in a context statement if relevant.

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