CORC Regional Improvement Support Officer

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Regional Improvement Support Officer to join the Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC).  CORC  is the UK’s leading membership organisation that collects and uses evidence to improve children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing. CORC has over sixty member organisations and an extensive Network spanning schools, voluntary and statutory service providers, local authorities, and professional bodies across the UK and beyond. CORC’s regional officers are based across the UK, and support the development of quality, outcome-focussed mental health and wellbeing support, and the collection and use of outcome data. The team work with CORC members, partners and other stakeholders, supporting staff and service development, leading projects and facilitating cross sector working Postholders will be involved in the promotion and continuous development of CORC approaches: recent areas of development include the measurement of mental wellbeing in education settings and the use of outcome data in the commissioning cycle. Income generation through grant applications, consultancy and outreach to potential members is also a key part of the role. We are looking for a proactive, motivated individual – data competent, with experience of quality improvement and with an understanding of and commitment to all that CORC stands for. You may have an NHS or mental health provision background, work in social care, a local authority or schools, or you may come from another field entirely. We are offering a fixed contract, available full time or part time. We will consider secondments. The post-holder may work from home or be based in our London offices at the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families, 12 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SU and 1st Floor, Jordan House, 47 Brunswick Place, N1 6EB. Please specify in your application if you wish to be considered for part-time working, and whether you wish to work from home or from our London offices. The Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.   Contract duration 1 year Closing date for applications:  Midnight, 21 January 2018 Notification of interview Shortlisted applicants will be notified no later than Thursday 25 January Please note: due to volume of applications expected, we will be unable to notify unsuccessful candidates Interviews Interviews will be held on Monday 29 January and Wednesday 31 January 2018 How to apply For more information about this role and to apply, please go to Annafreud website. We are unable to accept CVs