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Clinical Governance Administrator

Job Reference: 833-AG-CC-175-20

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Stockdale house
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

Are you interested in developing your skills?

The hours of this post are over 3 days (7.5 hours a day) and we would preferably like someone to work Monday and Tuesday. However this is flexible and can be discussed at interview.

The Clinical Governance Administrator role is an integral part of the Clinical Governance agenda for Leeds Community Healthcare (LCH). The Clinical Governance Team supports the Trust to ensure that all statutory and mandatory requirements in relation to clinical governance activity is fulfilled working closely with services, partners and commissioners as required.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that patient, carers and public involvement within Leeds is both meaningful and appropriate, and the communication needs of service users, carers and the public are acknowledged and represented within services. Participation of service users and their families includes involvement in their own care and service development. A key task is to actively promote the culture of participation throughout services and to facilitate a shared understanding/ethos that participation is everyone's responsibility. It will include partnership working with other services/organisations/bodies such as referrers, local authority, local community groups, advocacy groups, other participation workers and networks. The post holder will take a lead role whilst working alongside staff to devise and implement effective participation practices throughout LCH services.
The Clinical Governance Team within Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) support services on all areas of clinical governance including incident management complaints, claims, patient engagement and feedback and clinical audit and effectiveness.

You must have a good level of IT skills and be fully competent in Microsoft office packages. You should have experience of inputting and interrogating spreadsheets and databases to extract and analyse data. You should have experience working in a similar role in a team setting and experience of delivering training.
You must have a good understanding of Data Protection and of the NHS Confidentiality Code of Conduct.
You must be able to work in team and be able to work without direct supervision. You must be able to prioritise work and act on your own initiative where appropriate, pre-empting problems and working to solve them in an appropriate manner but escalating as and when required.
You must be able to develop, establish and maintain positive relationships with others both internally and externally and be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
You should have a positive attitude to dealing with change, flexible, adaptable and highly motivated.
You should have a keen interest in patient and public engagement and be able to demonstrate values consistent with those of the Trust.

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If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

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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