Head of Service (Quality Assurance) _ London Borough of Camden

Recruiter
Tripod Partners
Location
Camden
Salary
£70,000 - £99,999
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Tripod Executive are delighted to be supporting the London Borough of Camden’s recruitment process for a substantive Head of Service (Quality Assurance). Camden are hosting a one hour webinar on Monday 15th October 17:00 – 18:00 to introduce & outline the Head of QA vacancy. The webinar is invite only; register your interest by emailing us on WebinarCamden@tripodexecutive.co.uk.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference for Children and Young People and their families in Camden by further developing the Quality Assurance Service:-

  • Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week
  • Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

We are looking for someone with drive, enthusiasm who is committed to children, young people, and their families. You will need to meet the challenges that Camden and its partners currently face, including the implementation of Working Together to Safeguard Children (2018).

A major focus of the role is to ensure that the service is responsive to the safeguarding needs of Camden’s children, young people, families and their communities, and is able to respond to critical challenge both internally and externally. The successful candidate will need to take the reins both strategically and operationally to lead, develop the service, and work with established partners; therefore, we require you to be an experienced, ambitious confident leader. The ideal candidate will be passionate about keeping children, young people, their families and communities safe. This will be achieved by a key feature of the role, which is to further develop the Quality Assurance Service including its model of delivery, by working in Partnership with Camden corporately and with local agencies and organisations.

This is an opportunity to work as part of the senior leadership group in our children’s safeguarding and social work team, who were described by OFSTED as ‘Outstanding’. The ideal candidate would want to support their own development and encourage their team to undertake the same opportunities.

The successful candidate will need to be a fully qualified, accredited social work professional (CQSW, Dip SW, CSS or PQCSS) and have current registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council. You must have extensive experience, which includes management, leadership roles and working effectively with Safeguarding Boards.

The successful candidate will need to have extensive knowledge of the Children’s’ Statutory Framework and an operational understanding of the underpinning legislation. A demonstrable understanding of working within statutory partnership this includes Health & Police colleagues at senior manager/leadership level.

To take part in the webinar please register your interest by emailing us on WebinarCamden@tripodexecutive.co.uk. Please include your contact email and phone number alongside a brief description of your experience.

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