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Vacancy for ASC Inspector - South East Region

Salary Grade B - £37,321pa (National)
Directorate Adult Social Care
Function Adult Social Care - Inspection
Job Type Various
Location South East
Hours of Work 37 hpw
Closing Date: 31 Jul 2019 11:45PM

* This role is home based in the South East area and due to travel requirements, you MUST reside in this region to be considered. Please note, if you have already applied for an ASC Inspector role and have a live application within our recruitment process, please rest assured we are aware of your application and you will be considered for these opportunities and therefore you do not need to apply again.*

Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?

Adult Social Care has the power to positively transform people’s lives and CQC plays an important part in ensuring that people using services have the care and support they have every right to expect.

At CQC, we regulate care homes, home care, and other adult social care services across the country.

We are looking for individuals who are caring, demonstrate integrity, work great as part of a team and always strive for excellence in everything they do to help us make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve. 

Let us tell you a little bit about the role....

CQC receives a wealth of information about registered services. As one of our inspectors you’ll be responsible for monitoring a number of services within your portfolio. This means you’ll analyse all the information in great detail about the services on that portfolio, and then use your expert judgment about the most appropriate action to be taken. For every decision you make, you’ll be able to confidently articulate coherent rationales. These will always be based on robust evidence, analytical information and risk-based methodology.

Actions may include:

  • routine scrutiny requiring no further action;
  • rescheduling inspections;
  • engaging with external stakeholders;
  • making safeguarding referrals;
  • escalating serious concerns.

What we're looking for from you...

Throughout everything you do, your records will be meticulous – maintaining an audit trail of all decisions, actions and outcomes. Understandably, it’s vital that you’re computer literate with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. In fact, this is a role with plenty of autonomy and team working too, so you’ll need to able to build relationships and work successfully at all levels both internally and externally.

It would be of added benefit to your application to have knowledge and understanding of the following areas within the directorate:

  • Substantial background in health and social care;
  • Experience of articulating coherent rationales for action, based upon robust, corroborated evidence
  • Stakeholder engagement skills and ability to build relationships with people at all levels of seniority

If you're interested and think this is the job for you, apply today! 

Please note appointment into this role is subject to a satisfactory DBS check

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