Committed to helping children and young people?

Us too, come and help us build something special in Wakefield.

As part of our ongoing improvement journey we are further strengthening our focus on quality assurance functions within Children’s Services. We are currently seeking an experienced Social Work Practitioner for the post of Quality Assurance Officer to manage and conduct service wide quality assurance activity.

The Quality Assurance Officer will be required to:

* Contribute to the quality Assurance process within the Children’s Young People’s Service

* Undertake Social Care practice Audits, including seeking the views of Service users and Partners

* Support improvements in practice across the Directorate

For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Bev Paris, Service Manager – Safeguarding and Quality Assurance, at

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Wakefield Council is wholly committed to ensuring children and vulnerable adults are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults whilst promoting their welfare. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this responsibility.


Application deadline 21st July 2019
Job reference 225594
Job location Wakefield
Hours per-week 37
Salary £34,788 - £37,849

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