Visit Officer - Childcare Services

Republic of Ireland, Kilkenny
£31897.20 - £35254.80 per annum
23 Oct 2017
20 Nov 2017
JN -102017-1450
Aisling Maher
Contract Type
Full Time
Adecco:Visit Officer - Childcare Services
Salary:€38,000 - €42,000

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client for a Visit Officer based in Kilkenny.

Main duties:

*Plan and carry out unannounced compliance visits of early years services as allocated to meet agreed targets and timescales as set out by Project Managers. The Visit Officer will primarily undertake more complex compliance visits i.e. to larger childcare services in receipt of two or more strands of DCYA funding.
*Record all issues identified during the course of the compliance visit and ensure the accuracy of same. Allocate a categorisation to the childcare services based on the relevant findings.
*On an ongoing basis, ensure completed compliance forms are submitted to the relevant ICT system, Compliance Information Management System (CIMS), and categorised appropriately for review by the Compliance Reviewers.
*Liaise closely with the Compliance Reviewer and provide explanations/ confirmations where required.
*Provide support and guidance to other Visit Officers,
*Liaise closely with Project Managers and inform them of any significant issues identified from compliance results.
*Assist in the preparation of reports and complete any follow up actions arising from visits undertaken e.g. queries in relation to staff qualifications/Updating Programmes Implementation Platform (PIP) etc.
*Assist with responses to queries submitted through the compliance queries mailbox, as necessary.
*Assist in implementing, developing and maintaining efficient and effective systems including the use of the PIP, CIMS and SharePoint systems.
*Attendance and proactive participation at Compliance Team meetings.
*Review, develop and maintain efficient and effective administrative and information systems
*Contribute to the development of training support plans and assisting the Project Team in the provision of internal team training.
*Assist in the preparation and updating of an internal procedures document for use by Visit Officers during visits.
*Assist in the identification and reporting of issues of risk.
*Contribute to the innovation and continuous improvement of the Compliance Section in the CAR Directorate.

Required Experience and Personal Attributes:

*Several years administration experience - or see Qualification Section
*Strong organisational skills and a proven ability to work to deadlines.
*Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint portals
*Relevant third level qualification (e.g. Certificate, Diploma), or equivalent
*Full driving licence and provision of car for business purposes. Note that a high degree of flexibility is required and there may be a requirement for some overnight visits

If you are interested in this position and have the relevant skills and experience please e-mail your CV to the link below for the attention of Aisling at Adecco Dublin for immediate consideration.

Adecco Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.