Children's Quality and Compliance Officers

Posted 18 April 2024
Salary Up to £18.06 per hour
LocationMilton Keynes
Job type Temporary
Discipline Social Work & Care
ContactJulie Benton

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Milton Keynes Council have opportunities in their Children's Service for Quality and Compliance Officers to undertake reviews of the Services commissioned by the authority.

The role will be based Tuesday at Civic Offices with four days per week working from home/inspecting.

In this role you will:

  • Undertake quality assurance reviews of children's services commissioned to make sure best value for money is delivered and to ensure the strategic local population needs are met.
  • Monitor and analyse the quality and performance of children's service providers.
  • Recommend and manage corrective action and service improvements.
  • Develop and manage consultation arrangements with service users, family carers, children's service providers and other relevant stakeholders to ensure individual and population level outcomes are met.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation, guidance, and directives, to identify areas of good practice to develop within providers / contracts.
  • Promote the city council's commitment to safeguarding and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults at a level proportionate to the role.
  • Manage difficult conversations and ensure there is resolution.

Experience of Children's regulations and legislation is essential, ideally Regulation 44. Training in Quality Assurance will be provided to undertake the inspections. Own transport is essential.
If you strive to make a difference and have experience of Children's Services and this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.