Information & Quality Assurance Assistant - Children & Families Service, Part time 28.8 hours/wk

Hackney, London (Greater)
£32,868 - £34,062 per annum, pro rata
06 May 2022
19 May 2022
Contract Type

Part-time 28.8 hours per week

(equivalent to 4 days a week - flexible arrangements available in relation to working pattern)

This is an exciting time to join Hackney Children and Families Service and the recently remodelled Quality Assurance and Improvement Team. The Quality Assurance and Improvement Team is made up of four hubs: Quality Assurance; Workforce & Practice Development; Complaints & Feedback; and Project & Service Improvement.  This role is part of the Quality Assurance Hub.

The Quality Assurance and Improvement Team is part of the Safeguarding and Quality Assurance Service in Hackney Children and Families Service. The service’s vision and mission statement is focused on improving outcomes for children and we are looking for someone who wants to be part of this important work.

You will provide high quality administrative support related to the quality assurance programme within the Children and Families Service. You will also work with colleagues in the Corporate Communications Team to support the effective delivery of internal and external communications related to the Children and Families Service, including with the children and families we work with, frontline practitioners, managers and elected Members, ensuring that all communication activities are systematic, dynamic and co-ordinated.

We are looking for a highly organised individual committed to working effectively to bring about positive change for children and families.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • The ability to develop and adapt communication methods and materials to the needs of the service and the children and families we work with
  • Highly creative and focused on solutions
  • The ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups at different levels of the service and within partner organisations.
  • Strong written skills

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 19 May 2022

Interview date: 08 & 10 June 2022

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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