Practice Development and Transformation Project - Slough | Zoek UK
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Practice Development and Transformation Project Lead
Permanent (Full time)
Parker Rose Group are looking for a Practice Development and Transformation Project Lead within Slough.
This is a fixed-term contract with an end date of 31st Match 2022.
You will be responsible for improving the quality and consistency of social work practice and interventions as the Practice Development and Transformation Project Lead in the Company’s Transformation Programme.
To achieve this you will be managing a small team supporting the improvement of practice across the child’s journey and will work in partnership with colleagues at all levels in Slough Children First and outside of the organization to achieve all accountabilities of the role.
The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Children’s Services and knowledge of fostering and adoption practice.
You will be expected to promote, deliver and embrace the Company’s values– Child focused, Honest and respectful, improving constantly, looking ahead and Delivering together – to your team and peers to help deliver our vision of making our children safe, secure and successful.
-Embed and achieve a sustainable solution on the delivery of the quality assurance audit framework and related activity, working with the Quality Assurance Service to embed a collaborative style of quality assurance completed alongside practitioners
-Provide highlight reports and recommendations on progress, development needs and ongoing improvement with clear evidence of the impact of actions undertaken
-Support and facilitate a whole team approach to learning and development within frontline practice through bespoke workshops and skills days with Practice Improvement Mentors on the thematic areas identified through the improvement and audit work to enhance continued learning and development.
-Support the development of a sustainable dynamic learning and development programme which responds to the themes emerging from quality assurance activity, working closely with Learning and Development (L&D) to achieve this
-Provide ongoing action learning for staff across the organisation.
-Ensure resources in the transformation team are allocated to areas of need and provide robust quality assurance for all budgets associated with improvement delivery.
-Proven knowledge and application of childcare legislation, statutory guidance and relevant Social Care and Health policy and practice in relation to the provision of services.
-Significant previous experience and demonstrated ability to undertake strategic planning, implementation and evaluation.
-Proven knowledge and understanding of a range of improvement practices and methodologies.
-Excellent knowledge and understanding of systems and processes.
-Successful experience of workload management of multiple workstreams.
-Proven experience of managing staff and developing individual and collective performance to improve outcomes for children
-Proven experience and ability to thrive in a complex environment and demonstrate resilience.
-Must be registered with Social Work England
-You must also have a Social Work qualification (Diploma in Social Work, Social Work Degree or equivalent)
If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Ben at Parker Rose Group on#########