Safeguarding and Quality Officer

Safeguarding and Quality Officer

Warrington Borough Council are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Safeguarding and Quality Officer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for completing safeguarding enquiries in relation to individuals in care homes and independent mental health inpatient settings.

This is initially a 3-month post to cover absence within the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on investigating and addressing improvement actions issues within care provision arising from safeguarding and care quality concerns

  • Deliver a targeted improvement programme utilising a range of support and development opportunities

  • Advise, support and provide constructive and effective challenge to service provider's regarding their regulatory and contractual requirement

  • Assess and manage areas of risk, need and service provision.

    Escalate risks appropriately in order that appropriate regulatory, contractual or safeguarding processes are activated

  • Contribute to a team to support continuous development and operational effectiveness


  • Relevant health/ social care qualification e.g.

    RGN, CSS CQSW Dip SW or SW degree, OT

  • Registered with relevant professional body registration.

    SWE or NMC

  • Experience of working in a social care or health setting with adults and/or older people

  • Experience of assessing and support planning for adults with complex support care and support needs

  • Experience of safeguarding adults work

  • Full and current driving licence

  • Enhanced DBS clearance

How to Apply

If you are interested, please call Chris Richardson on 01772 208964 or email me your CV -

If this role isn't right for you, but you know someone who would fit perfectly to our engaged and devoted team and you refer them, you will receive a referral bonus of £250.

The benefits of working with SCS:

  • A specialist dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact.

  • Exceptional referral bonuses - £250 per referral placed in to work!

  • An extensive & exclusive range of Social Work vacancies across the UK

  • Nationwide provider Social Work staff to over 200 local authorities.

  • Payroll service twice a week.

  • Ltd and PAYE payment options available.

  • Annual training budget of up to £250 and continued online CPD training.

  • Excellent Annual Loyalty schemes / bonuses.

  • DBS disclosures provided via fast-track online services free of charge.

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