Job Vacancy

OfSTED Consultant, Children Health and Social Care Services – Contract Basis


Location: Across all UK regions

Salary: Competitive Rates (Depending on Qualification & Experience)

Job Type: Contract Basis (Project-Based)

Hours of Work: Generally, Monday to Friday

Start Date: Subject to Satisfactory DBS Check

Delphi Care Solutions Ltd is an established, innovative, healthcare improvement company. We offer a full wrap around support service to care providers across the UK, from Ofsted registrations, consultancy and supported living, mock CQC inspections, turnaround and crisis management, interim management and occupancy support to subscription packages for the maintenance for care quality and regulatory compliance. At Delphi, we are committed to assisting our esteemed clients meet and exceed regulatory standards and deliver exceptional care to their service users.

Job Details

Reports To: Task Force Team Lead

Direct Reports: None

With our evolving expansion, Delphi Care Solutions Task Force team are now looking for passionate and diligent health and social care professionals with experience in the children services sub sector, to share leadership and management skills and knowledge with various children’s residential, educational placement, respite service providers. We are seeking highly skilled and experienced candidates as OfSTED Consultants who want to grow their career within leadership and change management roles and who will play a key role in providing consultancy services to children social care organisations to ensure adequate compliance with OfSTED regulations and standards for these services, including children’s residential, educational placement, respite service providers, etc., providing and improving high-quality care to the children, managing the day-to-day operations of the service; across different locations within the UK. The successful candidate will work closely with clients to assess current practices, identify areas for improvement, and develop tailored strategies to enhance quality of care and regulatory compliance, implementing changes, within the various children services. This role requires a deep understanding of OfSTED regulations, excellent communication and analytical skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all necessary documentation, policies, and procedures are in place and compliant with regulatory requirements.
  • Staying abreast of changes in OfSTED regulations, policies, and procedures, and ensure that clients are informed and prepared to meet new requirements.
  • Managing day-to-day operations of the service, including staffing, budgeting, and resident care.
  • Ensuring that the service is compliant with regulatory requirements and that all policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Providing leadership and support to service staff to ensure delivery of high-quality care.
  • Monitoring the quality of care being provided and making adjustments as needed.
  • Conducting thorough assessment of service to identify areas of improvement
  • Developing and implementing turnaround plans for each service (as required)
  • Collaborating with other management team members to ensure the company goals are met.
  • Maintaining accurate records and reports as required by regulatory bodies.
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, clinical staff, and regulatory bodies, to drive quality and compliance.
  • Providing expert guidance and support to service providers in preparing for OfSTED inspections, including mock inspections and readiness assessments.
  • Analysing data, documentation, and feedback to identify areas of non-compliance or improvement opportunities.
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to clients, providing ongoing support and guidance on quality and compliance matters related to OfSTED registration.

About You

As an OfSTED Consultant, you will be a highly organised individual, able to provide effective leadership and regulatory compliance in a diligent and professional way within our exciting and fast-paced projects. You must possess the ability to effectively work both on your own and as part of a team and hold good verbal and written communication skills. You will be able to work under pressure, be responsible and able to adapt quickly to changing requirements. You must be analytical, possess the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, make decisions in line with what you deem is achievable, and thereafter deliver it.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare management, nursing, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of OfSTED consultancy experience working in healthcare quality management, regulatory compliance, or a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of OfSTED regulations, standards, policy implementation and compliance.
  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to interpret data and identify trends and patterns.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with diverse stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement quality improvement initiatives and drive organizational change.
  • Access to own vehicle with full UK driving licence
  • DBS registered with the rolling update system

What We Offer

Review applications and get back in touch within 24 hours (next business day)

Best market pay rates

Instant access to “Support Network”

Regular touch points to discuss upcoming project opportunities

Prompt weekly payment with no undue delays

Full expense policy

Flexible working hours

Autonomy & Independence

Variety of Assignments

Tax Benefits (Being self-employed)

No long-term commitment

If you are a highly motivated and experienced OfSTED Consultant with a passion for providing tailored strategies to lead and manage OfSTED services, implement and manage policies for compliance , we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. While we offer a competitive pay rate, we equally provide opportunities for professional growth and development. Please note, this role is on an independent/contract basis. The Delphi team will provide you with ongoing support and guidance for the duration of each contract. Collaboration and teamwork are essential in the social care sector and by working together, sharing knowledge and expertise, care teams can provide the best possible care and support for their people, helping them to achieve their goals and live fulfilling lives.

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