Quality and Risk Manager
Location: Flexible, can be based in our offices in North London, Milton Keynes or Birmingham, role involves travel to the projects we operate.
Proposed Hours 40 per Week
Salary: £40k - £50k
Precious Homes is an established, forward thinking and expanding social care provider, offering genuinely person centred registered care and supported living services. ? We support adults with learning disabilities and/ or on the autism spectrum with very complex support needs. We firmly believe that the people we support can and should live in the heart of the community in homely, non institutional, modern accommodation; something we take for granted for ourselves. We are looking for like minded people who want more than just a job; we are looking for individuals who really want to make a difference in the lives of the people we support.
We offer all our employees fantastic career progression opportunities and provide a great working environment, which results in our teams delivering fantastic outcomes for the people we support.
Having earned a strong reputation among local authorities for successfully supporting some of the most complex needs within the social care environment, we have almost doubled in size over the last three years and now offer 35 services across the UK with our head office is in north London.
We have an opportunity for a Quality and Risk Manager to join our team of staff in the Senior Management team and reporting directly to the Board
What the Job entails:
To enhance and strengthen the organisation wide quality improvement program in line with Precious Homes corporate vision, governance framework and operational plan and to ensure the projects run by the company are well prepared to meet external regulatory inspection requirements.
Working as part of the senior management team to co-ordinate and provide leadership for the operational management of quality assurance and safety with the aim of ensuring the provision of high quality safe support and care
Champion and raise awareness of the benefits of effective governance and implement strategies to increase the knowledge of project team members of quality processes and regulatory requirements.
Co-ordinate and further develop the company's clinical governance activities, policies and systems.
To lead and support the projects in collaboration with the Registered Managers to achieve a good or higher rating for CQC regulatory inspections and LA inspections
To take a proactive approach to minimising risk and preparing the projects for CQC regulatory inspections and ensure that the appropriate evidence is in place to meet the inspection requirements and LA inspections.
In response to any external inspection findings, co-ordinate the formulation of action plans and ensures implementation of these through the Registered Managers, Operations Directors and Central Support managers as appropriate.
This is a Full time role for 40 hours a week.
The role holder will be assuring quality for a portfolio of Registered and Supported Living Projects located nationally, primarily between London and Birmingham and thus expected to travel.
It is also an expectation that the role holder is required to cover a flexible shift pattern.
What we need from you:
Your background in health or social care will have fuelled a passion for making a difference in adult social care.
This will be matched by well-honed operational skills and experience of working in a
regulatory, risk-focused environment.
A confident decision-maker, you will understand the importance of analytical information and risk-based methodologies.
You will be ready to make the case for action, based on robust evidence. Qualifications in a health-related or other relevant discipline desirable. Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems and intermediate computer