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Quality Improvement Advisor

Reference

PRI34150

Location

Remote

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Competitive with Car Allowance

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Group are an industry leader in the private healthcare sector, employing over 20,000 people across 450 sites nationally.  We have a great opportunity for a Quality Improvement Advisor to join the team and support our growing business. The Quality Improvement Advisor will be responsible for ensuring that our services provide the highest quality of care for our Children and Young People.

Job Advert Location Description

This is a remote role with regular travel required, you will been required to have a car and a full UK driving licence.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to appoint a Quality Improvement Advisor to support our Priory Education and Children’s Services. We are seeking someone who is passionate about provided the best quality of care to our service users.

You will support the Director of Quality to develop and improve best practice across our Education and Children’s Services. Responsible for a portfolio of services in the region, aiming to ensure that all services meet all regulatory and company requirements and are continually improving the quality of service delivery and service user experience. 

Quality Improvement Advisor duties include but not limited to:

  • Be an ambassador for the region, Division and the Priory Group on quality, communicating key initiatives and driving the message of the importance of quality across all sites within the region.
  • To offer practical support to Service Managers to bring about effective changes.
  • To help design and deliver training to national teams within the division.
  • Ensure that all auditing and governance requirements are met at each site on an ongoing basis at each site within span of control, including personally completing site quality inspections for each service on an agreed timetable to meet company and regulatory requirements. 
  • Develop manage and maintain strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders in regards to complaints and incidents. Take a strategic overview of all issues relating to health, safety, regulatory compliance and service quality using early warning indicators, data and soft intelligence available within the division

What we'd like from you:

  • Expert specialist knowledge of leading, implementing and reviewing quality initiatives in a related business environment. Educated to a degree level or equivalent the post holder will have extensive experience of managing and leading ‘good’ social care and/or  residential services and have knowledge and experience of managing change, quality improvement processes, and site turnaround.  Sound knowledge of the social care sector, regulatory matters and current best practice.
  • Experience of discussing issues with, and presenting findings to, senior management teams.
  • Strong report writing skills with the ability to present information and recommendations in a clear and logical way.
  • A valid UK driving licence is essential for the role and is regular CPD to ensure the role holder is up to date and credible in a wide range of areas. In addition they will be expected to undergo specific statutory and regulatory training as the role requires from time to time.
  • Social Worker or equivalent professional qualification with demonstrable experience of working within social care is desirable but not essential.
  • Evidence of having implemented practices which have resulted in positive outcomes for people with a learning disability. 

What we would like to give you

  • 25 Days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Car Allowance
  • Cash Back rewards and online discounts
  • Technology Scheme (Qualifying Period)
  • Cycle to Work (Qualifying Period)
  • SMART Pension
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Career pathways programme

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS.

Job Description

QIL_SOCIAL_CARE_JD_September_2019_CLEAN.pdf

Closing Date

31/01/2020