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Knowledge Mobilisation Manager

Cardiff/St Asaph (Hybrid Working)

Job Ref
SCW073
Location
Cardiff/St Asaph (Hybrid Working)
Salary
£51,837 - £57,642

Knowledge Mobilisation Manager
Cardiff or St Asaph (with hybrid work)

Please note: we are currently consulting on the relocation of our office from St Asaph to Llandudno Junction.

About us

Social Care Wales provides leadership and expertise in social care and early years in Wales.

Our vision is to make a positive difference to care and support for children, adults and their families and carers.

To do this, we lead on the development and regulation of the social care workforce, service improvements, and data and research to improve care.

We are currently looking for a Knowledge Mobilisation Manager to join us permanently, full time.

The Advantages

- Salary of £51,837 - £57,642 per annum
- 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Extra days off between Christmas and New Year
- Local government pension scheme
- Flexible work policy
- Hybrid working
- Family leave policy

The Role

The Knowledge Mobilisation Manager leads our knowledge mobilisation work for social care in Wales.

Knowledge mobilisation is all about helping people make sense of research and other types of evidence, applying it in their own context with the aim of improving practice and improving outcomes for people who use care and support.

The focus of the role is supporting the use of research alongside other types of evidence to enrich social care practice, planning and policymaking. As the Knowledge Mobilisation Manager, you’ll develop and manage partnerships, leading our approach to building research skills and capabilities in local authorities and provider organisations.

Managing a team of five, you will:

- lead on the implementation of our knowledge mobilisation offer
- develop strategic and collaborative relationships between research and practice
- provide insights and leadership on communities of practice
- commission and manage commercial relationships

About you

As the Knowledge Mobilisation Manager, you will need to be passionate about research evidence and about making it accessible and usable for people working in social care. You’ll also need experience of:

- working in a front-line social care team or similar
- communicating and discussing research with a non-academic audience
- managing multiple projects and resources simultaneously
- leading and managing groups
- co-producing processes and approaches with people who work in social care

The closing date for this role is 3 March 2024. Interviews will be held 20 and 21 March 2024.

So, if you’re looking for a new role as a Knowledge Mobilisation Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Improvement and Development
Status
Flexible
Type
Permanent
Hours
36hrs a week full time available, but open to flexibility

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