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Quality Assurance Officer

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Job Description

Due to continued growth, Hales Home Care has an exciting vacancy for a Quality Assurance Officer to join their branch in Grimsby. The role is full time, 37.5 hours per week and will require flexibility around the needs of our service users whom we support 365 days a year.

You will work within the operational team to ensure that care and support is being delivered to an exceptionally high standard, across the locality that the branch operates in. You will work closely with the Registered Manager in preparing detailed care assessments and daily routines, auditing the branch against the fundamental standards within the Health & Social Care Act 2014, along with supporting the office and care teams in achieving the requirements within contractual frameworks and that of Hales Group’s own policies.

Responsibilities include:

Assessing the care and support needs of new service users and creating person centred information to support care delivery
Reviewing the care and support needs of existing service users
Maintaining detailed and accurate records on our digital care management systems
Creating detailed daily routines and risk assessment to support care workers in their duties
Supporting the families of service users and acting as a conduit for information and guidance
Supporting the investigation of care concerns when necessary and completing reports and notifications as required 
Ensuring the implementation and delivery of the Quality Assurance framework through an agreed programme of audit activity
Undertaking audits as directed by the Registered Manager utilising the approved auditing tools
Analysing audit data and prepare written reports on the audit findings when required
Identifying hotspots within your locality and carry out planned & responsive spot checks on staff in the community as the business dictates, which may on occasion be outside of normal office 9-5 office hours
Working with individual staff members in addressing any development needs in working practices through a supportive and mentoring approach 
The role of Quality Assurance Officer will also involve delivering care to our service users as well as potentially supporting on-call duties as and when required.
You will possess previous experience in a care setting, ideally hold Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social care or similar, a Care Certificate, have good verbal and written communication skills, competent IT use and hold a valid driving licence.

If this opportunity is of interest to you, we'd love to hear from you!  Please apply today.

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