Quality Development Manager
Are you an experienced leader within the social care arena? Do you want to play a significant role in helping a charity’s associates to develop and grow alongside the business itself? If so, this could be the role for you.
Established in 1987 in Plymouth, Havencare Homes and Support Limited is thriving, providing direct support services across the South West to over 100 people, with a growing workforce of 250 staff and the potential and passion to do so much more.
We have a strategic aim to be outstanding for every person we support. We want to continue leading change for the better in both local and national networks, growing our reach, presence and impact to make a difference to all people with learning disabilities and autism (and their networks of support).
We’re currently looking for a Quality Development Manager to play a key role in our forward-thinking and growing charity.
- Salary of £30,000 - £39,000pa (negotiable depending on experience)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Comprehensive employee assistance programme
- Excellent training
- Support the development of the service
- Make a difference to individual’s lives
The position of Quality Development Manager is a new role within Havencare, and this would afford the successful candidate the opportunity to make their mark on our charity, both at present and into the future.
In this new role, you will lead a small team of Quality Officers responsible for workforce scheduling support, learning and development, quality systems, policy and procedure reviews, quality marks and accreditations.
You will inspire and lead from the front, ensuring all our actions make a tangible difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, autism and other cognitive conditions.
You will deputise for the Director of Support, holding responsibility to lead Registered Managers in their absence. Furthermore, you will also be the Safeguarding and Restrictive Practice Reduction Lead.
In addition, you will:
- Transform policies into outstanding practice through creative learning and development
- Continuously improve quality in services, especially in positive behaviour support
- Ensure that policies, procedures and practice achieve exemplary compliance with legislation and regulation
To join us as a Quality Development Manager, you’ll need:
- Significant experience in leading Quality Control functions, ideally within social or medical care
- Stakeholder management experience, with excellent influencing and communication skills
- Experience of leading and coaching teams/departments
Previous experience as a Registered Manager of Supported Living Services, or other relevant roles and positions, would be advantageous to your application but is not essential. We will look for transferable skills and experience that will be a match for this unique role.
The closing date for this vacancy is the 16th November 2020. First stage interviews are scheduled to be held on the week commencing the 24th November 2020. Second stage interviews are scheduled to be held on the week commencing the 1st December 2020.
Please note, this role is conditional upon receiving an acceptable Enhanced DBS check, eligibility to work in the UK , two satisfactory references and Subscription to the DBS Update Service.
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Other organisations may call this role Care Quality Manager, Quality Improvement Manager, Quality Improvement Officer, Quality Development Officer, Quality Development Lead, Continuous Improvement Manager, CI Manger, Continuous Improvement Officer, or Continuous Improvement Lead.