Head of Quality

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Reference number: 42831

Title: Head of Quality

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Fulltime)

Location: Touchbase Pears, Selly Oak, Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Monday 17 September 2018

Salary: 42,336-46,823 per annum

Interview date: Wednesday 26 September 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

This is a unique opportunity for a Head of Quality to influence and develop quality across a large national charity.  Our services are already high quality, we have excellent ratings from our regulators but we need a Head of Quality to drive continuous improvement across services to ensure that they are outcome focused, person centred, safe and reflect the needs and expectations of the people using them. 

This role is based in our new purpose built Centre TouchBase Pears which is in easy reach of Birmingham City Centre and conveniently located next door to Selly Oak Train Station.

​About you

The Head of Quality will work as part of the leadership team to develop a new strategy for Sense.  You will lead a highly motivated, skilled and experienced team to embed the Sense Quality Framework and oversee the work of the team to ensure services are compliant with all regulatory and legislative requirements and that they reflect best practice and innovation.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Maria Horton, Group Director of Operations- maria.horton@sense.org.uk 

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you provide a personal statement demostrating how you meet the essential criteira for the role. We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work.

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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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Who Sense supports

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Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)