Quality Assurance Specialist
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
(Depending on experience)
Full-time (37 hrs)
(Location should be within reasonable proximity of our services in the Midlands/Warwickshire area; role includes regular travel)
Do you have the experience and drive to be the lead for all of Compass’ Quality Assurance ensuring compliance and safety whilst focusing on the benefit to the end user?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Assurance Specialist to lead on the audit of Compass’ Integrated Quality Assurance system, to drive best practice, implement quality improvement plans and evaluate impact. The position also supports service implementation, new product development and change initiatives.
About the role
As Quality Assurance Specialist, you will report to Compass’ Lead Nurse. You will adopt the role of critical friend to Service Managers and also work closely alongside Operational Directors and the Finance Director, providing technical expertise to the Senior Management Team.
You will have substantial Quality Assurance experience ideally at senior officer or manager level. Preferably a graduate, you will be a CQI Member or working towards (or equivalent). You should have prior internal/external regulatory audit experience and experience of developing quality management systems. You should also have experience of completing risk assessments taking account of regulatory requirements and conducting root cause analysis for the investigation of serious incidents. Furthermore you will have a good understanding of working in a regulated sector and knowledge of CQC and key quality standards. Experience of training groups with differing needs using a range of styles such as coaching and interactive workshops, as well as good planning and organisation skills are also key.
If you are a pragmatic self starter with great communication skills and able to demonstrate the highest personal values, you may be just the person we are looking for. In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
• Generous annual leave • Employee Assistance Programme and OH Service • Eye tests for VDU users • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities and career progression • Generous Pension
Please send completed application and equality monitoring forms to: email@example.com
Closing date: Monday 12th November at 9 a.m.
Interview: Wednesday 21st November
Please note that this vacancy may close early if we receive a high number of applications. If interested, please apply for this post as soon as possible.
Compass is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to a DBS check. We value diversity at Compass and welcome applications from all sections of the community.