Clinical Support - Quality Improvement and Governance Lead NHS AfC: Band 7

  • Department Quality Improvement and Clinical Governance
  • Salary £40,057.00 – £45,839 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/09/2021
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-TIG-671
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work to support quality improvement and clinical governance within the Women and Children's Services with a focus on Paediatrics, Gynaecology and Fertility. The post holder will be responsible for providing support to clinical staff and managers in all aspects of quality improvement and clinical governance .

You will ensure that systems and processes are in place to support a systematic approach to reporting, assessment, investigation, evaluation and management of clinical and non-clinical risk.

The post holder will support with the investigation process for serious incidents and ensure all local incidents are investigated in a timely manner, ensuring the learning is shared.

Main duties of the job

To support the Divisions response to Patient Safety Incidents, serious incidents and investigations.

Provide advice in relation to a specific specialist field  (Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Fertility) the management, reporting, investigation and follow up of adverse clinical incidents to all grades of staff within the Division

To actively promote the Trust’s Incident Management Policy and procedures throughout the Division, as the basis for reporting and mitigating adverse incidents.

Working for our organisation

This is an exciting time to join the team, to support with quality improvement and clinical governance.  You will work alongside the corporate functions of patient safety and audit to support the clinical teams to strengthen and develop processes to learn from incidents and share good practice.  There will opportunities to develop skills in investigation techniques and human factors and to use your skills to develop ways to share learning and feedback.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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