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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/07/2020.

Band 5 Patient Safety Incident Officer

Job Reference: 313-A-20-82641-EE

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
County Hall, Quality & Professional Practice
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£24,907/£26,970/£27,416/£30,615

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


The Corporate Patient Safety Team are looking for an experienced Patient Safety Officer to join their team. This is a specialist role and it is essential that the post holder has an in depth understanding of patient safety and its principles. Experience in provider or commissioning is essential.

The Post Holder will play a key role in assisting the Corporate Patient Safety Team providing effective systems and processes for incident reporting, including the Serious Incident Process. The post holder will be responsible for developing, maintaining and monitoring databases, including the use of Incident Reporting Systems and StEIS/national incident reporting under the guidance of the Senior Corporate Patient Safety Team members.

It is essential that accurate and timely information is recorded and available for internal and external requirements and scrutiny. The post holder will be required to have excellent attention to details

This is a busy role with competing priorities and the team need a highly organised individual who can produce accurate and timely information in relation to patient safety. This needs to be for the purposes of assurance and to drive future change.

In return the post holder will be supported by and be an integral part of a small and passionate team, with opportunities to develop new skills and be part of continuously improving safety for our patients.

Due to the current situation the working location of the post will be discussed at interview

For further information please contact Jo Nicholls, Patient Quality & Safety Manager on 07766115142 or Email: jo.nicholls@leicspart.nhs.uk

 

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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