PSW Practice Development

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Practice Quality and Audit Lead, Ref: 50059230

County Hall and remote working

Grade 11, £37,050

Contact: Please view information pack and complete your job application online at Telephone 01983 823134 or email if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

Vacancy Reference: 50059230

Closing Date: 23/10/2020

Interview Date: 09/11/2020

Hours: 37 hours per week          

Contract Type: Permanent

Are you keen to make a real difference and share my passion for developing excellence in Adult Social Care & Housing? Why not take a look at the job summary attached to find out if you have the unique qualities, knowledge and experience I require?


As the Principal Social Worker, I am excited to be advertising this new role of Quality and Audit Lead here on the Isle of Wight, where we have been moving at pace with our transformation programme and have introduced our Pride in Practice Quality Assurance Framework.


I am seeking a new team member with expertise in audit and quality assurance, to lead on the implementation of the Pride in Practice programme with regards to our quality assurance framework and auditing processes throughout adult social care.


Working as part of the Practice Development Team and with the Principal Social Worker you will lead on practice quality and develop the implementation of best practice and transformation for adult social care.  You will ensure we have a whole systems approach which enhances practice and management decision making and will lead on developing and implementing a seamless and innovative quality management system.


For further information or an informal discussion, you can either can call me on (01983) 821 000 extension 6792 or email me on


Please visit the Adult Social Care career opportunities page which holds inspiring testimonies from team members, a guide to what the Island offers as well as personal development opportunities we offer.


Team IWC Values:

  - Community & Customer focused

  - Effective & Efficient

  - Working together

  - Fair & transparent


 We are proud of our commitment to offer:

   - Supporting and supervising all our social care workforce

  - Providing opportunities for our staff as they develop and progress their professional careers

  - Providing regular training opportunities.


I am looking forward to receiving your application if you have what it takes to make a difference and share our vision and values.

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.  The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

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