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Transformation Manager (CQC assurance preparation)

  • Employer: Barnet Council
  • Reference: BAR/23/255301
  • Published: Tue 19/09/2023, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 10/10/2023, 17:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £50,910.00 - £56,022.00 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hybrid Working, Colindale, Barnet

About Barnet Council

Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces and diverse communities all help make it a wonderful place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better. As an organisation, our staff are committed to Our Values: Caring, Learning to Improve, Inclusive, Collaborate.

About Directorate

In Adult Social Care we are committed to the work we do and the difference we make to residents of Barnet every single day, month and year. We encourage staff to be empowered in making changes and initiate actions that improve our services. Ultimately, we should all be happy for our friends and family to receive the services we deliver and commission, and so that is where our focus always lies.

Adults Social Care & Health comprises of people with a range of professional specialisms and expertise, including social workers; occupational therapists; contract brokers; staff delivering statutory services; financial and performance analysts.

We value the skills that new staff can offer, to make a real difference to people who use our services and their carers. Irrespective of whether the role is frontline or back office, you would be joining a group of people focused on providing excellent services for the local community.

About the role

This is a critical and high-profile role within the Communities, Adults and Health Directorate.

The Transformation Manager (CQC assurance) will be required to lead our programme of change in relation to CQC assurance preparation and related service improvements.

  • Leading and managing the overall Ambitious for Adults governance arrangements, into which the CQC assurance work also reports.
  • Leading the annual Self-Assessment and associated evidence bank.
  • Developing strategies and plans to address any issues and challenges identified by CQC assurance preparation activity.
  • Managing critical projects to deliver change and improvements to services delivered to residents.
  • Leading, managing and developing staff within the Transformation Team as required for CQC assurance preparation activity.

This will be a 12 months fixed term contract.

About you

Excellent leadership skills in managing (project) teams in a complex environment.

Ability to promote high achievement in staff through providing support, empowering staff, and providing a constructive challenge.

Ability to recognise high levels of performance and achievement and provide constructive challenges where standards are not being met.

Good delegation and decision-making skills. Understanding and awareness of when to intervene or act as a point of escalation.

Ability to lead collaboratively and engage stakeholders in a shared vision and approach to achieve results.

Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and effectively to a wide range of stakeholders, from senior management to Barnet residents. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer

  • 31 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, which provides a valuable guaranteed income in your retirement together with security for your dependents.
  • Work-life balance options may include hybrid working, flexitime, job share, home working, part-time.
  • A vast range of lifestyle discounts from major retailers, supermarkets, energy suppliers and more.
  • Broad range of payroll benefits including cycle to work, eye care vouchers, travel and gym membership.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities.
  • Employee well-being grams including confidential employee assistance.

How to apply

Read the job description and person specification before clicking "Apply Online". You can then commence the online application form. If you would like any further information about the role before applying, please contact Lindsey Hyde - Head of Transformation - lindsey.hyde@barnet.gov.uk

Barnet Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Barnet operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

To deliver Barnet Council’s commitment to equality of opportunity in the provision of services, all staff are expected to promote equality in the workplace and in the services the Council delivers. As such we value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds. For further information, please read our equality statement.

Barnet Council embraces all forms of flexible working (including part-time, compressed hours, and remote working) and is committed to offering employees a healthy work-life balance. Candidates are encouraged to talk about relevant requirements and preferences at the interview. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Barnet Council is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We welcome and encourage job applications of all abilities. If you require any reasonable adjustments in the application or interview, please contact the lead contact on this advert. We will make reasonable adjustments to make sure our disabled applicants and those with health conditions are supported throughout our recruitment process. We support the access-to-work scheme, further details are available at www.gov.uk/access-to-work/apply

All posts with the council are subject to a probationary period of six months, during which time you will be required to demonstrate to the council satisfaction your suitability for the position in which you will be employed. Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts, we may close vacancies before the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore, please apply as soon as possible.

Please ensure you regularly check the email account (including JUNK MAIL folders) that you use to submit your application, as any further communication regarding your application will be sent electronically. Should you not hear from us within four working weeks of the closing date for this post, then regretfully in this instance, you have not been shortlisted.


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How to Apply

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  • Employer: Barnet Council
  • Reference: BAR/23/255301
  • Published: Tue 19/09/2023, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 10/10/2023, 17:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £50,910.00 - £56,022.00 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hybrid Working, Colindale, Barnet

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