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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Patient Safety Manager (Clinical)

Job Reference: 387-TS-4395-LS

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Patient Safety
Trust Headquarters, Bristol
£38,890 - £44,503 pa

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Are you a senior registered healthcare professional with patient safety expertise?

Are you passionate about continuous learning and improvement?

Are you looking for the next step in your healthcare management career?

It’s an exciting time for patient safety in the NHS. The trust patient safety team is looking for a highly motivated and experienced registered health care professional and patient safety expert to join us in leading the patient safety agenda in our complex organisation. You will be using your existing clinical and specialist expertise to support the next steps in the development of our patient safety incident response framework and in taking patient safety improvement initiatives forward. This post is vital to the continuing development of a fair, supportive, learning and improvement patient safety culture in our Trust.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Incident and serious incident management and investigation
  • Proactive improvement initiatives to keep people safer
  • Education and development to improve the safety of patients
  • Risk management and assurance reporting

The successful candidate will

  • Hold current registration as a healthcare professional
  • Have significant patient safety and management experience
  • Possess sound clinical judgement to advise clinical colleagues
  • Be willing to undertake development in line with the national patient safety curriculum

This role would require some travel between our Bristol and Weston hospital sites. This role is open to all registered healthcare professionals not just nursing and midwifery.


For further details / informal visits contact:

NameAnne ReaderJob titleHead of Quality and Patient SafetyEmail addressAnne.Reader@uhbw.nhs.ukTelephone number0117 342 3762


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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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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