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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/09/2019.

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Mortality & Morbidity (M&M) Assistant

Job Reference: 358-1943845-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Outcomes and Effectiveness Department., Leicester Royal Infirmary
£18,813 - £20,795

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Outcomes and Effectiveness Department. As Mortality & Morbidity (M&M) Assistant you will assist and support the M&M Team Leader and Head of Outcomes & Effectiveness with implementing the national Learning from Deaths framework within UHL.

You will be working alongside other members of the M&M team, the Medical Examiner assistant and also Specialty M&M admin staff and M&M Leads to ensure the Trust’s Learning from Deaths framework and supporting Policies are implemented across the trust.

The M&M Assistant will understand the importance of accurate documentation of mortality reviews and outcomes, and will assist with all administrative aspects of the Corporate M&M team to include sending out requests for further reviews by the Specialty M&Ms and with the co-ordination of mortality reviews, learning points and actions. The M&M Assistant will also cover for the Medical Examiner on a weekly basis which will involve preparing cases for the Medical Examiner’s scrutiny and discussion with junior doctors as to cause of death and potential need for further review.

You will be a well-motivated team member, able to prioritise and work accurately and efficiently on your own initiative. You must be able to demonstrate excellent written, typing and verbal communication skills and confidence with speaking on the telephone is essential. You will also need to be able to travel between sites and collect and handle patients’ medical records.

The post holder will also need to be flexible in working cross site and being able to cover office hours between 8am-6pm.

Job share will also be considered. Previous NHS experience would be an advantage but ‘on the job’ training will be provided.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Linda Hutchinson 0116 258 8077 or Manisa Pancholi on 0116 258 8902

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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