Location(s): Pembury Offices (Kent) with significant travel across the South East and some remote working possible

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (Full-Time)

Salary: £22,000 -£25,000 per annum

How to Apply:

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About the Role:

As part of the Quality & Compliance team and reporting to the Head of Quality & Compliance, you as the Quality Assurance Assistant Lead will support and assist the Quality Assurance Lead in the quality and compliance of the organisation and the person-centred approach of all staff in the development and implementation of care services.

You will be guided through a professional development plan to enable the post holder to assist in supporting the quality, compliance, improvement and assurance needed to monitor and report on regulatory and legislative requirements for the Charity ensuring that evidence of this is readily available and accessible, in line with the Quality Framework and Organisational Strategic Plan.

The Quality Assurance Assistant Lead will work closely with the Quality Assurance Lead and all managers to identify risks and shortfalls, supporting good practice and governance and helping to ensure continuous improvement across all services at Aspens. They will also assist to ensure that all of the people we support are placed at the heart of everything we do by having desired outcomes that are in line with the Aspens’ core values, ethos and vision.

At Aspens we work across Kent and Sussex; supporting individuals with autism spectrum conditions, learning disabilities and physical disabilities across residential care homes, supported living homes, day services and our fantastic outreach programme.

About You:

Do you:

  • Have a good and up to date knowledge of regulatory and legislative requirements?
  • Have a motivation and dedication to learn the necessary skills in Quality Assurance?

Can you:

  • Assist the Quality Assurance Lead to conduct regulatory-based desk top and onsite audit visits of Adults, Children’s and support services to ensure they are operating in line with statutory requirements and nationally agreed best practice?
  • Work towards completing your own regulatory-based desk top and onsite audit visits of Adults, Children’s and support services to ensure they are operating in line with statutory requirements and nationally agreed best practice?
  • Learn to provide robust and informative reports for RAG rated audits, Complaints, Compliments and Serious Incidents as requested by either the Exec, Senior Leadership Team or Board of Trustees?
  • Assist with the writing, review and implementation of policies and procedures?
  • Assist the Quality Assurance Lead to assess and analyse information from a range of sources, to identify trends in respect of risks that may impact on standards of quality and safety?
  • Support managers to demonstrate continuous improvement and innovation within their service/s by supporting them in becoming an outstanding service?
  • Work as part of a team?

If your answer to each of these questions is yes, then you’d make a fantastic Quality Assurance Lead at Aspens Charities!

or to find out more call William on 07912 179 987 or email [email protected]

Any offer would be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks, which we will complete on your behalf if you don't already have one, and satisfactory employment references. We will consider job share and part time arrangements for all posts in line with the needs of the charity.

Aspens Charities are an equal opportunities employer.

Aspens is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children, young people and adults. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, and satisfactory references. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020). Our safeguarding policies can be found on our website

PLEASE NOTE: It is a condition of your employment with Aspens Charities that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you comply with testing requirements in line with the current government guidance and Aspens policy.